Erick Silva vs. Rick Story has found a new home. On Wednesday, it was announced the 170-pounders will no co-headline UFC Fight Night Saskatoon on August 23.
The two were originally slated to collide this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 70 in Florida, but Silva was unable to secure a visa in time to gain entry into America.
Silva has won three of his last four bouts, including two straight. The Brazilian most recently submitted veteran Josh Koscheck in March.
Story has enjoyed the same success over his last four outings. “The Horror” handed Gunnar Nelson his first professional loss in October with a split decision win.
SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Canada hosts the festivities. Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the main card live starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
A featherweight affair between up-and-comers Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira headlines the show.
Here is the card’s current roster:
Chad Laprise vs. TBD
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. TBD
Sam Stout vs. TBD
Chris Kelades vs. Chris Beal
Maryna Moroz vs. Valerie Letourneau
Patrick Cote Josh Burkman
Max Holloway vs. Charles Oliveira