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Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar staredown pic from UFC 153 press conference in Rio

Before they face off at UFC 153 this Saturday night (Oct. 13) on pay-per-view, Anderson Silva and Stephan Bonnar came nose-to-nose at the conclusion of today's "Silva vs. Bonnar" pre-fight press conference in Rio. See their pic and more right here.

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) kicked off its traditional pre-fight press conference earlier today (Oct. 11, 2012) at the Windsor Barra Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the host city for this weekend's UFC 153: "Bonnar vs. Silva" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which goes down on Saturday night (Oct. 13) at the sold-out HSBC Arena.

You can find out what you missed in our UFC 153 press conference live blog by clicking here.

"Silva vs. Bonnar" is exactly what it sounds like: UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva returning to the light heavyweight division to battle grizzled veteran Stephan Bonnar. This is a sneak peek of what you can expect when they square off again at tomorrow's weigh ins.

Remember: will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card bouts on fight night (Sat., Oct. 13, 2012), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view (PPV). The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 6:45 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" match-ups on Facebook and FX.

More staredowns from today's presser below.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Dave Herman:


Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado:


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