The UFC is making the most of its next trip to Brazil, adding a welterweight showdown between Jon Fitch and Aaron Simpson.
UFC 153 currently boasts a title match between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and contender Erik Koch, along with bouts between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Glover Teixeria, and Alan Belcher and Vitor Belfort.
Fitch (23-4-1) is coming off a loss to Johny Hendricks via KO and a knee injury that knocked him out of a planned encounter with Aaron Simpson.
Silva (14-2) will be competing in his native country. He has gone 2-1 in his UFC career, including a recent victory over Charlie Brenneman.
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