Magny Back to Face Silva on Aug. 23

Following a UFC 190 defeat against Demian Maia that snapped his seven-fight winning streak, welterweight contender Neil Magny will waste no time trying to start a new one, as he faces Brazil's Erick Silva in UFC Fight Night action in Saskatoon on August 23.

The late-notice assignment comes after Silva's original foe, Rick Story, was forced from the bout due to injury.

UFC Fight Night, which airs live on FOX Sports 1, is headlined by the featherweight matchup between Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira.


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