Matchup: Anderson Silva (22-4-0) vs. James Irvin (14-5-1)
Date: July 19, 2008
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Recap: After having bested the middleweight division Anderson Silva sought a greater challenge. He found it with light heavyweight James Irvin at UFC® Fight NightTM. The Spider made quick work of his opponent as usual though.
Outcome: Silva by KO, Round 1