Days after knockout victory, Jean Silva answers the call and faces veteran at UFC Denver

Less than a week after knocking out Charles Jourdain at UFC 303, Jean Silva is scheduled to face Drew Dober on July 13

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Jean Silva didn't even have time to rest after the knockout victory over Charles Jourdain on the preliminary card of UFC 303, last Saturday (29), and has already defined the next challenge in the organization. The Brazilian featherweight (up to 65,7 kg) answered a call to move up to the lightweight division (up to 70,3 kg), replacing the injured man Mike Davis and face the veteran Drew dober at UFC Denver, on July 13th. The fight was announced by Ultimate last Wednesday (3).

Signed through the Contender Series in 2023, Jean Silva he debuted in the UFC in January this year with a technical knockout over Westin Wilson. Last Saturday (29), the Brazilian repeated the dose and knocked out the experienced Charles Jourdain No. UFC 303. A pupil of 'Fighting Nerds', the Santa Catarina native is undefeated in ten fights and has not been defeated since April 2018, when he was still playing in Brazil.

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Former member of the top 15 lightweight division (up to 70,3 kg), Drew dober is going through an irregular moment in the organization, with two defeats in the last three fights, the last of which against the Brazilian Renato Moicano, in February this year. The American has been with the organization for more than ten years, since November 2013 and has 13 victories and nine setbacks in the Octagon.

With Jean Silva e Drew dober in action, UFC Denver takes place on July 13th and its main fight is a meeting between flyweights (up to 56,7 kg) Rose namajunas e Tracy Cortez.

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