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UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil has a new co-main event, and Gilbert Burns has a new opponent.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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Tune in Thursday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE, featuring Ben Saunders, a discussion about the UFC class action lawsuit, and more. read news >>

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A lightweight clash between Josh Thomson and Gilbert Burns and a welterweight scrap pitting Erick Silva against Ben Saunders have been added to the UFC Fight Night bill slated for March 21. read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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Ben Saunders completed the UFC's first omoplata finish and earns the 2014 MMAWeekly Submission of the Year. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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It's difficult to choose Submission of the Year. Do you go with the submission finish in a high-stakes matchup? Or, for Brazilian jiu-jitsu purists, do you reward the best technique? In this particular fight, there was very little on the line. Ben Saunders was making his UFC return. It was Chris Heatherly's debut in the organization. The fight occurred on the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos, a FOX Sports 1 card that didn't exactly move the needle when it came to ratings. But read news >>

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Join Knockout Radio for the podcast of their Dec. 18 broadcast that features UFC fighter Ben Saunders, plus talk about the UFC lawsuit and the signing of CM Punk. read news >>

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Tune in Thursday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE, featuring Ben Saunders, a discussion about the UFC class action lawsuit, and UFC Fight Night 58. read news >>

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