The UFC returns to its home turf in Las Vegas, Nevada for the promotion’s annual Independence Day card this Saturday with UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II. This time, the card is as big as ever with UFC Middleweight Champion and P4P kingpin “The Spider” Anderson Silva (31-4) facing the man who thrashed him for four-and-a-half rounds nearly two years ago, Chael Sonnen (27-11-1). The MGM Grand Garden Arena will also host a rematch between the first Ultimate Fighter Forrest Griffin (18-7) and long time UFC poster boy “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Tito Ortiz (16-10-1). Strikeforce stand-out and kickboxing world champion Cung Le (7-2) will make his sophomore UFC effort against “The Predator” Patrick Cote (17-7) and Demian Maia (15-4) will make his move to welterweight to face ‘Stun Gun” Dong Hyun Kim (15-1-1), preceded by a featherweight tilt between “Money” Chad Mendes (11-1) and “AK Kid” Cody McKenzie (13-2). Opening the main card is a bantamweight affair between “The Hulk” Mike Easton (12-1) and “The Pride of El Salvador” Ivan Menjivar (24-8).