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Antonio Silva vs. Stefan Struve set for UFC Fight Night 87

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Antonio Silva and Stefan Struve are scheduled to fight in a heavyweight clash at UFC Fight Night 87.

Silva is currently on a one-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 1-4-1. He lost to Cain Velasquez at UFC 160 by first-round TKO, his fight with Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33 against Mark Hunt went to a majority draw, and then he lost two straight bouts thanks to being knocked out by Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 51 as well as Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 61 in the first-round. He would knockout Soa Palelei at UFC 190 in the second-round. He was knocked out by Mark Hunt at UFC 193 in the first round.

Struve is currently on a one-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 3-3. He beat Lavar Johnson at UFC 146 by first-round armbar and then knocked out Stipe Miocic in September of 2012 by second-round TKO. He lost to Mark Hunt in March of 2013 by third-round TKO and then lost to Alistair Overeem in December of 2014 by first-round knockout. He beat Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 190 by unanimous decision. He lost to Jared Rosholt by unanimous decision at UFC 193.

UFC Fight Night 87 takes place on May 8th in Rotterdam, Netherlands at the Ahoy Rotterdam arena.



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