Joaquim Silva and Nazareno Malegarie will make their official Octagon debuts against one another this September, as the lightweights collide at UFC 191.
Set for September 5 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the card features a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson.
Silva (7-0) lost in the semifinals of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4, while Malegarie (23-3) was also topped in the semis on the reality show. Both were members of Team Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Flyweight Championship
Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. John Dodson
Female Strawweight: Paige VanZant vs. Alex Chambers
Light Heavyweight: Anthony Johnson vs. Jan Blachowicz
Bantamweight: Francisco Rivera vs. John Lineker
Lightweight: Joaquim Silva vs. Nazareno Malegarie