UFC 90: Silva vs. Cote (Predictions)

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UFC 90: Silva vs. Côté is to be held October 25, 2008 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.

The main event will be UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva facing off against Patrick Côté who is replacing an injured Yushin Okami.

The scheduled bout between Thales Leites and Goran Reljic was scratched from the card due to an injury suffered by Reljic. Drew McFedries has been chosen as Reljic’s replacement. Also, the bout between Gray Maynard and Rich Clementi has been moved to the main card.

Yet another injury has struck this card. Diego Sanchez suffered an injury while training and has been forced to pull out. Josh Koscheck has stepped in to fight Thiago Alves. Koscheck was previously scheduled to face Yoshiyuki Yoshida at UFC: Fights for the Troops.

Melvin Guillard was slated to fight Spencer Fisher, but was replaced by Shannon Gugerty. Ricardo Almeida was replaced by Dan Miller due to an injury and also Marcus Aurelio replaces injured Gleison Tibau.

UFC 90 Picks and Predictions
Sherdog pre-fight analysis by Tomas Rios UFC 90 Breakdown: The Main Card, The Undercard.

UFC 90 Weigh-in Results:
Main card:
Anderson Silva (184) vs. Patrick Cote (183)
Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Thiago Alves (171)
Rich Clementi (156) vs. Gray Maynard (155)
Fabricio Werdum (256) vs. Junior dos Santos (234)
Sean Sherk (156) vs. Tyson Griffin (155)

Preliminary card:
Thales Leites (186) vs. Drew McFedries (186)
Spencer Fisher (155) vs. Shannon Gugerty (156)
Dan Miller (185) vs. Matt Horwich (186)
Hermes Franca (156) vs. Marcus Aurelio (156)
Josh Burkman (171)* vs. Pete Sell (170)

* Josh Burkman, who originally weighed-in at 173 pounds, successfully made weight (171) on his second attempt.


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