245 Search Results for erick silva

Sep 24, 2016 5:27 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Erick Silva submits Luan Chagas

A welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Luan Chagas kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 prelims on FS1. Round one was a back and forth affair which saw Luan Chagas drop Erick Silva early with a leaping left hook. Chagas knocks down Silva!!! #UFCBrasilia https://t.co/GaHvGR0nD5 — #UFCBrasilia (@ufc) September 25, 2016 The Brazilian was...

Mar 5, 2016 6:16 pm

UFC 196 Results: Nordine Taleb KO’s Erick Silva in round 2

A welterweight bout between Erick Silva (18-7 MMA) and Nordine Taleb (12-3 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 196 preliminary card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Taleb opens with a leg kick. Nordine follows up with a head kick but misses. Silva fires a spinning back kick but does not connect. Huge right...

Oct 24, 2015 7:46 am

Erick Silva lands brutal back kick to body in sparring, drops partner

UFC welterweight Erick Silva can be seen in this clip from several months ago landing an absolutely brutal back kick to the body of his opponent, who quickly drops to the mat. This kick will definitely make you cringe. Was it fair game, or should Silva had taken it easier on his sparring partner? In...

Aug 27, 2015 10:55 am

Did Erick Silva Have A Dad Bod?

One of the biggest topics to come out of this past Sunday’s UFC Fight Night: Saskatoon, was the noticeable difference in UFC welterweight Erick Silva’s physique. At the weigh-ins plenty of people pointed out that the once ripped and massive looking Silva, looked a little ‘softer’ than usual. Fans and fighters quickly pointed to the...


Aug 25, 2015 8:20 am

Erick Silva’s ‘Embarrassed’ By His Performance And His Body

UFC welterweight Erick Silva is not pleased with his performance. He took on Neil Magny at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night: Saskatoon and ended up losing via split decision. The Brazilian fighter took to Instagram to share his thoughts on the fight and hinted that he went into the fight with an injury. If he would...

Aug 24, 2015 9:20 am

UFC Fighters react to Erick Silva’s new ‘soft’ physique

Erick Silva has had a difficult couple of months trying to find an opponent. The Brazilian was originally slated to square off with Rick Story back in June, but Silva was pulled from the card just eight days before the fight due to visa issues. The fight was rescheduled for “UFC Fight Night 74” which...

Aug 24, 2015 7:37 am

REPLAY! Neil Magny vs. Erick Silva (Highlights)

Neil Magny marched into the octagon with only a four day training camp to prepare him for Erick Silva and still walked out on top. Silva tried his hardest to match the pace of Magny, but it was obvious from the first round that Magny conditioning and strategy were superior to his opponent’s. Check out...

Aug 22, 2015 5:26 pm

Erick Silva Says Magny Hasn’t Fought Anyone Like Him Before

“There was no fight, basically. Demian completely dominated him. But that doesn’t mean we can say Magny has a weak ground game. Demain has a high level ground game, and he did the strategy that worked better for him, and I will do what works for me. “I’m a black belt in jiu-jitsu and muay...

Aug 22, 2015 4:58 pm

Erick Silva Looks Past Magny, Talks Rick Story Fight

“I’m always fighting to get to the top of the division and (Story is) ahead of me, so for sure he’s still in my head. For sure I still need to face him and it’s like I’ve been saying: I want to be the top 10 of the weight class, then go to the No....

Aug 11, 2015 1:56 pm

Neil Magny Jumps In For Injured Rick Story, Meets Erick Silva At UFN 74

An injury has forced Rick Story (18-8 MMA) to withdraw from his scheduled UFC Fight Night 74 co-main event bout with Erick Silva (18-5 MMA). Replacing Story on short-notice will be fellow welterweight Neil Magny (15-4 MMA), who will be looking to rebound after suffering a submission loss to Demian Maia eleven days ago at...

Jun 24, 2015 12:38 pm

Erick Silva vs. Rick Story set for UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatoon

A welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Rick Story will serve as the co-main event for the UFC’s debut in Saskatoon this August. UFC officials announced the news earlier today via a press release. Rick “The Horror” Story (18-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at October’s UFC Fight Night event in Sweden, where...

Jun 8, 2015 3:05 pm

Erick Silva Promises to End Fight with Rick Story ‘As Soon as Possible’

There was a time when Erick Silva was looked at as the next big thing to come out of Brazil. Silva suffered a couple setbacks against the likes of Matt Brown, Jon Fitch and Dong Hyun Kim which took the spotlight away from him for a short amount of time. However, still young, Silva is...

May 29, 2015 5:49 am

Erick Silva Confirms $144,000 Annual Loss Due To Reebok Deal

Fighters are still coming forward with stories of financial loss due to the Reebok deal. This time it’s welterweight Erick Silva, who told Globo Esporte that he will be losing around $12,000 a month with the new sponsorships deal. A month! “The UFC changed the way they will pay their fighters with this new Reebok...

May 21, 2015 8:29 pm

HOLY WHAT? Anderson Silva vs. Erick Silva Full Contact MMA Sparring

Anderson “The Spider” Silva and Erick Silva went at it during their sparring session today! It was full contact and both fighters landed some good shots. “The Spider” may be suspended, but that doesn’t mean he can’t stay in fight-shape! Check out the full video below! Treino com meu irmãozinho Erick Silva Um dos atletas...

Apr 28, 2015 1:10 pm

Rick Story vs. Erick Silva set to headline UFC Fight Night 70

A key welterweight bout featuring Rick Story taking on Erick Silva will headline June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Brazil. Combate was first to announce the fight, though UFC officials have yet to make a formal announcement. Rick “The Horror” Story (18-8 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to three...

Mar 22, 2015 7:10 am

Pros React To Erick Silva Submitting Josh Koscheck

    In the co-main event of last nights UFC Fight Night 62 welterweights Josh Koscheck and Erick Silva faced off. Kos took the fight on short notice after losing to Jake Ellenberger at UFC 184. Coming into the fight, Silva had won his last match and looked to get the first two-fight win steak...

Mar 21, 2015 11:55 pm

Demian Maia and Erick Silva Comment on Fighting Each Other

Towards the end of the “UFC Fight Night 62” post fight press conference, both Demian Maia and Erick Silva were asked if they would be up to fighting each other if the UFC presented them the contract. More often than not, friends tend to not fight each other. Maia and Silva, however, seem game to...

Mar 17, 2015 1:02 pm

Erick Silva: “I will beat whoever is in front of me”

“My first opponent (Saunders) is 6’3″, a southpaw and mainly a kickboxer. Koscheck, however, is shorter than me, orthodox and a wrestler. That’s a huge difference when it comes to practice. Strategically, we had to make some changes, but it won’t be a major problem, because I’ve fought guys like him before. I train everything,...

Mar 8, 2015 3:02 pm

Koscheck In For Saunders, Faces Erick Silva In 13 Days

Longtime UFC welterweight Josh Koscheck has agreed to step up on two-weeks notice and fight the very dangerous Erick Silva, in Brazil. Koscheck last saw action just 8 days ago on the main card of UFC 184. He lost via submission in the second round, to Jake Ellenberger. Ben Saunders, who is out with injury,...

Mar 8, 2015 10:33 am

Benson Henderson Offers To Fight Erick Silva On Two Weeks Notice

With Ben Saunders out of his scheduled welterweight tilt against Erick Silva, another “Ben” is ready to step up and fill that void. Ben “Smooth” Henderson took to twitter yesterday and offered up his services to once against move up in weight and save the show. Check it: [email protected]: Ben Saunders injured, out of bout...

Feb 16, 2015 4:26 pm

Erick Silva Plans To Submit Ben Saunders In Rio De Janeiro

Erick Silva is coming off a dominant first round submission win over Mike Rhodes recently at “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway” in December, and is looking to build momentum with a potential win over Ben Saunders at “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st. Saunders won’t be an easy win however, as he is...

Feb 12, 2015 11:28 am

Erick Silva Says He Will Submit Ben Saunders

“Saunders is a big guy, which is good. The bigger they are, the harder they fall. My game plan is to take him down and submit him. I’m training a lot of Jiu-Jitsu. His legs are long, I’m sure I’ll twist them. It’s going to be a good and quick fight. I’m more focused and...

Dec 29, 2014 5:28 pm

Erick Silva Wants Rematch With Dong Hyun Kim, and Matt Brown

Following his brutal loss at the hands of Matt Brown, Erick Silva returned to the Octagon to pick up a 1st round submission win over Mike Rhodes recently at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway earlier this month. Going forward, Silva wants to avenge his recent losses to Matt Brown and Dong Hyun Kim, but...

Nov 28, 2014 6:09 pm

Erick Silva plans to train at Jackson’s MMA in 2015

The last time fight fans saw UFC welterweight Erick Silva in the octagon, he was engaged in an all out war with top contender Matt Brown. Although Silva lost that contest via third-round TKO, the fight itself did nothing but boost the Brazilians stock and fan base, as the epic battle is considered to be...

Jul 20, 2014 9:02 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva

No. 5 welterweight contender, Matt “The Immortal” Brown, showed his resiliency and toughness against Erick Silva, earning a TKO victory over Silva in the third round. Watch “The Immortal” take on Robbie Lawler at UFC Fight Night San Jose.