UFC on Fox 5 takes place from Seattle's KeyArena on December 8. The main event boasts Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz for Henderson's UFC lightweight title. The Yagin-Siver bout is headed for the prelims.
Yagin (16-5-1) has gone 1-1 in his two UFC fights, including a win over Mark Hominick earlier this year. He owns five submission victories and five knockout triumphs.
Siver (20-8) is also coming off a win, having topped Diego Nunes this past April. He is 5-1 in his last six UFC appearances.
The fight was confirmed in an interview with Yagin by MMAInterviews.TV.
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