Promotion officials announced the lightweight pairing on Wednesday.
UFC Fight Night 109 takes place in Stockholm and is headlined by a
light heavyweight duel between Alexander
Gustafsson and Glover
Taisumov has won four straight, finishing each of his last four
Octagon opponents by knockout or technical knockout. The
28-year-old Russian is 5-1 in the UFC, with his lone defeat coming
Prazeres via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 38.
Silva, meanwhile, is unbeaten in nine professional appearances,
including two in the UFC. Most recently, “Netto BJJ” knocked out
Holbrook in 34 seconds at “The Ultimate Fighter 23” finale this