A new welterweight bout has been announced for UFC Fight Night 29. According to multiple sources, Erick Silva will take on Dong Hyun Kim on October 9th in Brazil. Silva rebounded from decision loss to Jon Fitch with a first round submission over Jason High. Kim will be looking to extend his winning streak to three after decision wins over Paulo Thiago and Siyar Bahadurzada.
Silva’s coach told MMAFighting:
“Erick Silva will fight again in October, against that guy that defeated Paulo Thiago. It’s a tough fight, (Kim) will try to do what (Jon) Fitch did to Erick, but Erick is way better now. He had weight issues before that fight, but he no longer has that problem.”
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