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'Bigfoot' Silva vs. Stefan Struve booked for UFC event in Netherlands

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Wagner Carmo, Inovafoto

Two heavyweights will collide in Netherlands.

Antonio Silva and Stefan Struve are slated to compete at the UFC Fight Night card in Rotterdam on May 8. Sources confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com following a report by Combate.

Silva (19-8, 1  no-contest) enters the bout coming off a first-round knockout loss to Mark Hunt. Silva's only victory in the past six bouts took place at Rio de Janeiro’s UFC 190, when he stopped Soa Palelei via TKO.

Struve (26-8) also desperately needs a win after going 1-3 in his past four UFC fights. The Dutch heavyweight, who holds wins over the likes of Stipe Miocic and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, last competed in a lackluster decision loss to Jared Rosholt.

UFC Fight Night 87 takes place at the Ahoy Rotterdam, and Alistair Overeem recently tweeted he will be competing in the main event.