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Rick Story injured; Neil Magny in against Erick Silva

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 28:  Neil Magny of USA celebrates after winning the UFC Welterweight bout between Neil Magny of USA and Rodrigo De Lima of Brazil on June 28, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JUNE 28: Neil Magny of USA celebrates after winning the UFC Welterweight bout between Neil Magny of USA and Rodrigo De Lima of Brazil on June 28, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

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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