MMA Fighting first reported the bout.
Silva (5-1-0) has won just one of two under the UFC banner. Her only promotional win is over Gillian Robertson at UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo. Silva is looking to rebound from her first professional MMA defeat to Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night Brasilia. Silva also competed on Dana White’s Contender Series Brazil Episode 1, defeating Mayana Souza Dos Santos by first-round submission.
Borella (11-8-0-3NC) enters the contest riding a three-fight losing streak, dropping bouts to Lauren Murphy, Montana De La Rosa and Cortney Casey. Borella has not picked up a victory since beating Taila Santos at UFC Fight Night Fortaleza nearly two-years-ago.
UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley takes place on Saturday, September 19. No location or broadcast plans have been confirmed for the card headlined by Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be revealed.
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