Kevin Souza vs. Mark Eddiva added to UFC Fight Night on May 31st in Brazil

A featherweight bout has been added to the UFC Fight Night card on May 31st in Brazil as Kevin Souza has verbally agreed to meet Mark Eddiva.

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Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

The fight booking was announced by UFC officials and this bout will likely be placed on the preliminary card.

UFC Fight Night 42 will come from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil and will be headlined by a light heavyweight bout between TUF Brazil III coaches Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen.

Souza (14-3) made his UFC debut last year and defeated Felipe Arantes by split decision at UFC Fight Night 28. It was his eighth straight victory and his previous seven victories had come by TKO/KO.

Eddiva (6-0) won his UFC debut at the beginning of the month at The Ultimate Fighter China Finale with a decision over Jumabieke Tuerxun. It was the first time he went to a decision in his fight career and his two previous wins had come by submission.

The current UFC Fight Night 42 fight card is below.

Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1) vs. Chael Sonnen (28-14-1)
Paulo Thiago (15-6) vs. Gasan Umalatov (14-3-1)
Kevin Souza (14-3) vs. Mark Eddiva (6-0)