Silva competed at UFC 2 3 4 in February after middleweight champion Robert Whittaker fell off the card thanks to emergency hernia surgery, where he also lost a unanimous choice to Israel Adesanya at the main event.
Silva moved only no contest over his past seven coNFLicts however, the legend said he needed to compete at his own home country in May provided he came from his bout against Adesanya off from uninjured.
Now he’ll when facing Cannonier, who makes his next appearance at middle weight after having a stunning knockout against David Branch within his own debut at 185 pounds get his WISh.
Before moving down to middleweight and the shift down to light cannonier started his UFC career at heavyweight.
He’ll now get the opportunity if he chooses on Silva in his own hometown at Brazil, to handle arguably the most best middleweight in martial arts history.