Just a few weeks after suffering his first defeat since November 2013, Neil Magny is stepping in to fight Erick Silva in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 74.
Magny was submitted by jiu-jitsu great, Demian Maia in round 2 at UFC 190, August 1, snapping a seven-fight win-streak.
Silva was supposed to fight Rick Story, however was forced from the bout due to injury.
Silva is riding a two-fight winning streak, moost recently he submitted Josh Koscheck via guillotine choke at UFC Fight Night 62.
With the change, the official UFC Fight Night 74 lineup includes:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 9 p.m. ET)
- Max Holloway vs. Charles Oliveira
- Neil Magny vs. Erick Silva
- Josh Burkman vs. Patrick Cote
- Chad Laprise vs. Francisco Trinaldo
- Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Tony Sims
- Valerie Letourneau vs. Maryna Moroz
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET)
- Misha Cirkunov vs. Sean O’Connell
- Felipe Arantes vs. Yves Jabouin
- Nikita Krylov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
- Frankie Perez vs. Sam Stout
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6 p.m. ET)
- Chris Beal vs. Chris Kelades
- Shane Campbell vs. Elias Silverio
UFC Fight Night 74 takes place August 23 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
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