Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 13th

Former welterweight title contender, Jon Fitch will meet exciting Brazilian, Erick Silva at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 13th, 2012. The fight was revealed by sources close to the situation and verbal agreements are currently place.

Fitch had won thirteen of his first fourteen fights inside the octagon, with his sole loss coming from GSP, but recently he has struggled to get back to his winning ways losing his last two bouts.

Silva has looked spectacular in his first three octagon fights, his record would be 3-0 if only for refereeing. He defeated wrestler, Charlie Brenneman in his last fight at UFC on FX 3 in June, wining via first round submission.

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