Erick Silva said he was hoping to fight on Super Bowl weekend, and now he will.
UFC officials today announced that Silva will take on Jay Hieron at UFC
156, the UFC's traditional Super Bowl-weekend fight card.
Featuring a featherweight title fight between current champ Jose Aldo
and former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar, UFC 156 takes place
Feb. 2 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The evening's main
card airs on pay-per-view.