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UFC Fight Night 56 Picks Up Leon Edwards-Claudio Silva

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Welterweights Leon Edwards and Claudio Silva will square off in Brazil this November at UFC Fight Night 56.

Officials added the contest to the lineup recently. It takes place November 8 from Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil and features Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa in the main event.

Silva (10-1) earned a win in his Octagon debut when he topped Brad Scott earlier this year, securing his 10th consecutive victory since dropping his 2007 pro debut. Edwards (8-1) has won six in a row and owns six stoppage victories to his credit.

Check out the current lineup below:

Light Heavyweight: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Jimi Manuwa

Light Heavyweight: Ovince St. Preux vs. Rafael Cavalcante

Flyweight: John Lineker vs. Ian McCall

Bantamweight: Thomas Almeida vs. Tim Gorman

Welterweight: Dhiego Lima vs. Pawel Pawlak

Welterweight: Colby Covington vs. Wagner Silva

Welterweight: Warlley Alves vs. Alan Jouban

Middleweight: Caio Magalhaes vs. Trevor Smith

Female Strawweight: Juliana Lima vs. Nina Ansaroff

Welterweight: Leon Edwards vs. Claudio Silva