As reported by Globo, with one weeks notice Josh Koscheck replaces injured Ben Saunders and is set to take on Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night Rio De Janiero, Brazil March 21st. This card is headlined by Welterweight’s Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare.
This will come as much of surprise to many considering Josh Koscheck’s last performance. Koshcheck is on a four fight losing streak and coming off a submission loss to Jake Ellenberger at UFC 184 and is in a desperate need for a win.
Erick Silva has won two of his last four fights and is coming off of a submission win over Mike Rhodes at UFC Fight Night Barueri, Brazil December 20th.
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