The UFC has announced their next venture on FUEL TV with UFC on FUEL TV 10 in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil at the Ginasio Paulo Sarasate. The card will act as the finale for The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2. The UFC also announced a welterweight battle between John Hathaway and Erick Silva for the evening’s main card.
Brazilian site Globo first reported the bout.
Welterweights John Hathaway and Erick Silva are both prospects looking to get back on track after recent disappointments. Silva was looking to get back in the win column at UFC 156 but was injured and replaced by Tyron Woodley. Hathaway has won three straight after dropping a bout to Mike Pyle, however was criticized by UFC president Dana White for a tepid showing against John Maguire at UFC on FUEL TV 5.
The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 will begin airing in Brazil on March 17. The second season of the Brazilian iteration of the UFC’s reality show. This season will feature coaches Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum coaching opposing teams before meeting at a later show.
The fight card will take place June 8.