Forget the rumors.
SI.com confirmed with Ultimate Fighting Championship President
Undefeated middleweight champion
Silva's last fight was against
Once word got out about the UFC even considering a July 19 card, the assumption was that White was trying to counter
Among the fighters on Affliction's pay-per-view card are heavyweights
White denied such reasons of counter-programming, claiming, instead, that more fights is simply "giving the fans what they want. And Silva just wants to fight more," he said.
Other names on the card have yet to be confirmed.