UFC 77: Hostile Territory
UFC 77: Hostile Territory was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The event took place on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The main event featured Anderson Silva defending his middleweight championship against Rich Franklin in a rematch of their October 2006 meeting at UFC 64, which Silva won.
The co-main event was a heavyweight match-up between former two-time champion Tim Sylvia and undefeated Brandon Vera.
Before the Vera-Sylvia fight, former amateur wrestler and WWE superstar Brock Lesnar announced he had signed with the UFC.
The name "Hostile Territory" came from the defense of Anderson Silva's UFC middleweight title against Cincinnati native Rich Franklin.