Matt Brown, Erick Silva set

Updated: March 3, 2014, 7:50 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto |

A welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Erick Silva will headline a UFC Fight Night event on May 10 in Cincinnati.

The televised card is scheduled to take place at U.S. Bank Arena. UFC officials announced the main event on Monday after an initial report by Fox Sports.

Brown (18-11) was scheduled to fight Carlos Condit late last year, but withdrew due to a back injury. The Ohio native has won his last six fights, five via knockout. He is the No. 9 ranked welterweight in the world, according to

Silva (16-4) is considered one of the top prospects in the division. The 29-year-old Brazilian is 4-3 since signing with the UFC in 2011. All four wins in the Octagon have ended within the first round.


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