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Chris Leben vs. Jay Silva Added to UFC Fight Night 20

Chris LebenChris Leben will look to snap a two-fight losing streak when he returns to the Octagon against Jay Silva in a middleweight matchup at UFC Fight Night 20 on January 11 in Fairfax, Virginia.

MMAjunkie confirmed the bout on Saturday, the fifth fight added to the Spike TV-televised event since it was first reported on Thursday.

Leben (18-6) followed up back-to-back knockouts of Terry Martin and Alessio Sakara with losses to Michael Bisping and Jake Rosholt and also served a nine-month suspension for testing positive for steroids following his loss to Bisping last October.

Silva (5-2) made his UFC debut in September, dropping a unanimous decision to CB Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 19.

The matchup joins Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce, Efrain Escudero vs. Nik Lentz, Tom Lawlor vs. Aaron Simpson, and Mike Guymon vs. Rory MacDonad on the UFC Fight Night 20 card.

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