In September, Siyar Bahadurzada informed the world he was UFC bound.
Today, he released the details of his first fight.
"I'll be fighting Erick Silva at UFC 142!" Bahadurzada today stated on his official Twitter account. "Anxious to fight in Rio again!"
Bahadurzada most recently fought in Rio de Janeiro in August 2010, when he defeated Carlos Alexandre Pereira at a Shooto event.
UFC 142 takes place Jan. 14 at Rio de Janeiro's HSBC Arena. UFC executives have yet officially announce the Bahadurzada (20-4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Silva (13-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) contest.FULL STORY