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  • 7 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Fresh off another quick finish in the UFC, Erick Silva wants to tap Ben Saunders at UFC Fight Night 62. Set to take on the American Top Team fighter on March 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Silva looks to finally start his first win streak inside the Octagon after bouncing back between wins and losses in his past nine UFC bouts. "Saunders is a big guy and that’s good, because the bigger he is, the harder he falls," Silva said of the upcoming bout during a media day in Rio read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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"Killa B" better have his defense on point. Two talented submission practitioners will lock horns next month as Erick Silva meets Ben Saunders at UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main card airs live on FOX Sports 1. For Silva, he sees their welterweight scrap as an opportunity to show off his submission skills against an opponent with long legs that are perfect for twisting. And that's just what he intends to do, as he looks to turn Ben's limbs into a pretzel w read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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The Brazilian plans to take his upcoming opponent down and potentially use Killa B's long legs against him for a submission. Erick Silva has his strategy set for his next bout inside the Octagon against Ben Saunders at UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare, on March 21. At a UFC media day promoted on Tuesday at Maracana Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, the 30-year old Brazilian welterweight told local journalists that he's looking to fight on the ground and finish his opponent with a submission. "Saunder read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC’s March return to Rio de Janeiro continues to build with a key welterweight matchup. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Whose jits will reign supreme? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving the recently-revitalized Ben Saunders a step up in competition -- in hostile territory -- when he collides with Erick Silva at the UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lance (via MMA Fighting) brought word of the pending match up on Thursday. Saunders (18-6-2) is 2-0 since rejoining the ZUFFA roster last August. After s read news >>

  • a month ago
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Pulsating welterweight action is on tap for March 21st, as Ben Saunders faces Erick Silva in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The UFC's first trip to Rio de Janeiro is slowly coming together, and fans will absolutely love this confirmed welterweight booking. MMA Fighting reports that Ben Saunders and Erick Silva are set to battle inside the Octagon as part of UFC Fight Night on March 21st. The night's main card is expected to air live on Fox Sports 1. Saunders (18-6-2) is 2-0 in the UFC since leaving Bel read news >>

  • a month ago
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Fresh off first-round wins in December, Erick Silva and Ben Saunders are set to collide in Brazil. Silva and Saunders, who scored wins over Mike Rhodes and Joe Riggs at UFC Fight Night 58 and UFC on FOX 13, respectively, will meet at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21. MMAFighting.com confirmed the bout following a report from Lance. Hoping to start his first win streak in the UFC, Silva (17-5, 1 no-contest) gets back in action following a 75-second submission read news >>

  • a month ago
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Erick Silva is fresh off a dominating win and has some ideas about who he would like to fight next. Erick Silva is an enigma. He completely blows away lower-level competition, but has yet to pick up a signature win against a top fighter in the UFC. Silva (17-5, 1 NC, 5-4 UFC) says he's ready for tougher competition against after a quick submission win over Mike Rhodes at UFC Fight Night 58 last week - and his choices are either someone new or a rematch against two foes that vanquished him previo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Erick Silva is back in the win column after choking out Mike Rhodes at the UFC Fight Night 58 mixed martial arts (MMA) event earlier this month in Brazil (watch it). So what does he have planned for an encore? According to "Indio," a fight against the rough-and-tumble Rick Story, who also notched an impressive win earlier this year by turning away Gunnar Nelson in Sweden. The Brazilian talks to Combate: "My wish would be a fight against Rick Stor read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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BARUERI, Brazil -- Erick Silva scored his fifth first-round win under the UFC banner, and he credits his deviated septum surgery. The Brazilian welterweight, who needed 75 seconds to put Mike Rhodes to sleep with an arm-triangle choke at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, told MMAFighting.com he had the best camp of his career after fixing a nose problem earlier this year. "I didn’t have time to show in the fight, but it was absolutely important during my training camp," Silva sa read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Erick Silva is back! But is he better than ever? "Indio" sent Mike Rhodes to his third straight loss at the UFC Fight Night 58 event last Sat. night (Dec. 20, 2014) in Brazil (recap here), thanks to a slick arm-triangle choke in the first round. "Biggie" may find himself on the unemployment line after his latest defeat, while Silva may find himself fighting someone in the top 10 -- something that continues to give him pause in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Anyone care to play matchmaker f read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Watch Erick Silva vs. Mike Rhodes full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night 58's main card above, courtesy of FOX Sports. More Coverage: UFC Fight Night 58 results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway took place December 20, 2014 at the Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil. Welterweight finisher Erick Silva (17-5, 1 NC) squared off against Mike Rhodes (6-4) on the night's main card, which aired live on FOX Sports 1. Catch the video highligh read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Last night (Sat., Dec. 20, 2014), Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes looked to get back into the win column at UFC Fight Night 58 inside Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil. In about one minute, Silva submitted his opponent. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight notables Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes battled last night (Dec. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 58 inside Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil. Despite having many opportunities and huge amounts of hype behind hi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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BARUERI, Brazil – With another first-round stoppage to add to his resume, Erick Silva again proved one of the most exciting fighters on the UFC roster. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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