Erick Silva vs. Mike Rhodes targeted for UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil

A welterweight bout has been booked for UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th as Erick Silva will meet Mike Rhodes.

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Jason Floyd – The MMA Report

The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Tuesday.

UFC Fight Night 58 is expected to come from the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 20th and will be headlined by Lyoto Machida facing C.B. Dollaway in a middleweight bout.

Silva (16-5, 1NC) has alternated wins and losses since entering the UFC in 2011. During his 8 fights in the UFC, he has won a fight night bonus in five fights including a fight of the night bonus in a defeat against Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night 40.

Rhodes (6-3) entered the UFC at the beginning of the year from RFA and has dropped both of his fights in the UFC. His most defeat came in June as he lost a decision to Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Night 43.

The current UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway fight card is below.

Lyoto Machida (21-5) vs. C.B. Dollaway (15-5)
Renan Barao (32-2, 1NC) vs. Mitch Gagnon (12-2)
Igor Pokrajac (25-11, 1NC) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (12-2-1)
Patrick Cummins (6-1) vs. Antonio Carlos Junior (4-0)
Charlie Brenneman (19-7) vs. Leandro Silva (16-2-1)
Rashid Magomedov (17-1) vs. Elias Silverio (11-0)
Ulka Sasaki (18-1-2) vs. Leandro Issa (12-4)
Dan Miller (14-7, 1NC) vs. Daniel Sarafian (8-5)
Jake Collier (8-1) vs. Vitor Miranda (9-4)
Marcio Alexandre (12-1) vs. Tim Means (21-6-1)
Erick Silva (16-5, 1NC) vs. Mike Rhodes (6-3)