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In September, Siyar Bahadurzada informed the world he was UFC bound.
Today, he released the details of his first fight, which takes place in January in Brazil.
"I'll be fighting Erick Silva at UFC 142!" Bahadurzada today stated on
his official Twitter account. "Anxious to fight in Rio again!"
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Siyar Bahadurzada's loss is WEC veteran Carlo Prater's gain.
After announcing Bahadurzada scratched due to an injury, UFC officials today announced Prater as his replacement.
He now meets fellow welterweight Erick Silva at next month's UFC 142 event in Brazil. The bout currently is scheduled for the pay-per-view main card.
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European standouts Siyar Bahadurzada and Stanislav Nedkov have been assigned Brazilian opponents for the UFC’s January return to Rio de Janeiro. read news >>
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 >>
"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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
- 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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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 >>
BARUERI, Brazil – Lyoto Machida, Renan Barao, Erick Silva and Vitor Miranda each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 58 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
BARUERI, Brazil – In a performance reflective of his UFC career to date, Erick Silva quickly dispatched Mike Rhodes to get back on the winning track.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC officials on Tuesday added a welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes to the promotion's December fight card in Brazil. read news >>
A welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes is the latest booking for December’s UFC Fight Night 58 lineup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
He's back! Hot-and-cold Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Erick Silva will make his way back to the Octagon at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 58 event on FOX Sports 1, when he takes on Mike Rhodes at Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Dec. 20, 2014. UFC announced the pairing on Thursday. Silva (16-5, 1 NC) endured a savage beating at the hands of "Immortal" 170-pound contender Matt Brown back in May. The talented but wildly inconsistent "Indio" has flip-flopped win read news >>