Stann confirmed news of the fight when he posted a response to Diego Sanchez on Twitter that the two would be cutting weight for the same event. Sanchez will face Takanori Gomi in his return to lightweight.
Silva (34-12-1) has hinted at his desire to compete on a UFC card from Japan, as he made a name for himself while winning the Pride title in the country. "The Axe Murderer" is coming off a loss to Rich Franklin earlier this year.
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