After Wanderlei Silva stated earlier today that he wanted his next fight to be against Chris Leben, the UFC agreed. The organization made the announcement that Silva will be taking on Leben this July 2nd, at UFC 132.

Dana White broke the news on the UFC’s website:

“Two fan favorites will go to war as Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben has verbally agreed to face Wanderlei ‘The Axe Murderer’ Silva in Las Vegas July 2nd.”