The UFC’s welterweight division received a new fresh talent last year in the form of Brazil’s Erick Silva. The explosive, well-rounded fighter made his UFC debut at UFC 134 and has yet to let an opponent get out of the first round of action.
Up next on the rising stars list is Jon Fitch later this month.
“Erick Silva is NASTY!!!”, said UFC president Dana White in a recent twitter post.
To see what the hype is about head to page 2 and check out Silva’s highlight reel.