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Saturday's UFC 153 card in Rio de Janeiro was billed as being about Anderson, but Erick was the Silva on plenty of minds heading into the card. Erick Silva had torn through all three of his UFC opponents before his meeting with Jon Fitch, and only a controversial disqualification against Carlo Prater in January stood between him and a 3-0 UFC record. But Fitch stood right in front of the Silva hype train, and if he didn't send it off the track, he at least slowed it down. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Check out the UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar post-fight press conference video featuring Dana White, Anderson Silva, Jon Fitch, Glover Teixeira, and several others. read news >>

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One month after his upset loss to perennial UFC contender Jon Fitch, Brazilian welterweight prospect Erick Silva is itching to get back to action. Earlier this month, Silva's manager, Wallid Ismail, announced his client would return at February's UFC 156 event against an opponent yet to be named. Silva says that quick return was at his behest. And while he knows that open slot won't be filled by Fitch, he does believe he'll someday get a chance to avenge the result. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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It took a little reading between the lines, but it wasn't terribly difficult to figure out. Jon Fitch's quickest path to another welterweight title shot is likely to come if interim champion Carlos Condit beats champ Georges St-Pierre next month at UFC 154 in St-Pierre's home city of Montreal. If GSP wins? Well ... read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Fitch overwhelmed Brazilian prospect, Erick Silva in their Welterweight clash at UFC 153 from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO - For winning his first performance bonus in four years, UFC 153's Jon Fitch had to thank opponent Erick Silva. "Great fights are made when both guys are coming in to finish and take risk, and tonight, he was the perfect opponent for me to show what I'm really about and kind of restart my career," Fitch told MMAjunkie.com. An extra $70,000 staved off dire financial straits for the onetime welterweight title challenger, whose boss, UFC President Dana White, said a much-re read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Rony Jason, Jon Fitch and Erick Silva each earned $70,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar" event. Nogueira won the "Submission of the Night" bonus, Jason earned the "Knockout of the Night" award, and Fitch and Erick picked up "Fight of the Night" honors. UFC President Dana White announced the winners and bonus amounts following the event, which took place at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Four men took home post-fight bonuses from UFC 153 on Saturday night, as Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Jon Fitch, Erick Silva and Rony Mariano Bezerra were all awarded an extra $70,000 for their efforts at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Jon Fitch did everything he could, over and over again, to get a stoppage. But one of the most criticized fighters in the UFC still needed all three rounds to get back in the win column. Fitch beat Erick Silva by unanimous decision to get back in the win column. The welterweight bout was part of the main card of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A welterweight bout between Jon Fitch and Brazilian welterweight Erick Silva is in the works for UFC 153. Silva's manager, Wallid Ismail, announced the fight via Twitter late Monday, though UFC officials haven't made a formal announcement. UFC 153 takes place Oct. 13 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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One of the top rising stars at 170lbs will face a top ten divisional veteran at UFC 153 in Rio this October. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Reddit • Technorati • Instapaper • T read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Former Elite XC and Shooto Welterweight champion, as well as Strikeforce Middleweight roost ruler, Jake Shields, is suddenly just another also-ran. "We look at everything. Everything. Money has something to do with it. I'd be lying if I said it didn't. But, that wasn't the only reason or the main reason. It was a part of the piece of the puzzle as we were doing our evaluation of him. Mixed martial arts is a young man's game... I like Jake Shields a lot. But let's be honest here: Where was he goi read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC president Dana White wants to make an Anderson Silva super fight with Jon Jones or Georges St-Pierre, but should the champ lose, that all goes away. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC president Dana White received a mountain of scrutiny when his promotion decided to release top ten welterweight fighter Jon Fitch. He now admits he was wrong... sort of. read news >>

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