Archive: erick silva

Jun 24, 2015 12:38 pm

Erick Silva vs. Rick Story set for UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatoon

A welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Rick Story will serve as the co-main event for the UFC’s debut in Saskatoon this August. UFC officials announced the news earlier today via a press release. Rick “The Horror” Story (18-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at October’s UFC Fight Night event in Sweden, where...

Apr 28, 2015 1:10 pm

Rick Story vs. Erick Silva set to headline UFC Fight Night 70

A key welterweight bout featuring Rick Story taking on Erick Silva will headline June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Brazil. Combate was first to announce the fight, though UFC officials have yet to make a formal announcement. Rick “The Horror” Story (18-8 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to three...

Dec 20, 2014 7:45 pm

UFC FN 58 Results: Silva Makes Rhodes Pass Out in Round 1

Erick Silva is back to his winning ways with a quick submission victory! Erick Silva took Mike Rhodes down to the ground and eventually transitioned to side control. Silva found himself in position to lock in an arm-triangle choke and applied the hold to Rhodes. Rhodes looked to defend the hold by creating space between...

Nov 28, 2014 6:09 pm

Erick Silva plans to train at Jackson’s MMA in 2015

The last time fight fans saw UFC welterweight Erick Silva in the octagon, he was engaged in an all out war with top contender Matt Brown. Although Silva lost that contest via third-round TKO, the fight itself did nothing but boost the Brazilians stock and fan base, as the epic battle is considered to be...


Jun 25, 2014 8:17 am

Woodley replaces Lombard, faces Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48

UFC President Dana White recently announced that Tyron Woodley (13-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has stepped up to replace the injured Hector Lombard and will now face Dong Hyun Kim (19-2-1 MMA, 10-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao. Woodley was most recently seen in action earlier this month at...

Jun 11, 2014 7:27 am

UFC releases Jason High for shoving referee

This past Saturday night in New Mexico, UFC lightweight Jason High (18-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC) made the mistake of shoving referee Kevin Mulhall following his loss to Rafael Dos Anjos. The 32-year-old was quick to acknowledge his mistake, apologizing for his actions on twitter: “Incredibly sorry & embarrassed for the ref incident,” High tweeted afterwards. “Will...

May 27, 2014 12:07 pm

Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler headlines UFC on FOX 12, winner gets title shot!

July’s UFC on FOX 12 event will be headlined by a welterweight slugfest, as UFC officials announced today that Robbie Lawler (23-10 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will face Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) in the evenings main event! “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 173 event in...

May 22, 2014 12:34 pm

Drug Test Results Come Back For ‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’

15 fighters from ‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’ were required to submit urine samples to The Ohio State Athletic Commission following the Fox Sports 1 card. The commission does not disclose participants of the testing, but they typically test both the main event and main card fighters on the night. None of the...

May 22, 2014 8:16 am

Dana White: If Nick Diaz wants to come out and fight Brown, I’d do that fight

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) is coming off a thrilling “Fight of the night” performance that saw him TKO Erick Silva in the third-round of their main event brawl earlier this month in Cincinnati. Since earning his seventh consecutive octagon win, “The Immortal” has received call-outs from a handful of fighters, most...

May 19, 2014 6:33 am

BJPENN.COM Official Rankings Update

By Evan Stoumbelis Last weekend fight fans saw just why Matt Brown’s nickname is Immortal. The Ohio native stepped into the cage in the main event of UFC Fight Night 40 opposite Erick Silva. After a kick to the body dropped Brown in the first, he fought his way back to secure a third round...

May 13, 2014 9:34 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Phantom Cam Highlights

Experience the wildest moments from Cincinnati, Ohio in slow motion. Featuring Chris Cariaso vs. Louis Smolka, Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin, Erik Koch vs. Daron Cruickshank, Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva and more. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 12, 2014 6:19 pm

Silva Coming To America: “I need to learn new stuff”

“I was good in the first round. I did what was planned, which was explore the kicks in the beginning. I hit him with a good kick, we trained a lot to do that. It was a flaw of Brown’s where I knew I could catch him. He was very hurt and I tried to...

May 12, 2014 6:09 pm

Matt Brown Admits To Using His Face To Defend Silva’s Body Shots

“After the first body shot I was actually thankful that he was punching my face. I was leaving my face open to get punched so that my body could recover. Which was a risk/reward thing and you only have a split second to think about it. And I know that if I get hit in...

May 12, 2014 12:34 pm

Salary Report: Brown Tops Fight Night 40 Purses With $82K

‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’ was the night of the underdogs, the night of the K.O.’s and the night of Matt “The Immortal” Brown. The Ohio State Athletic Commission released the evening’s disclosed payroll figures and leading the charge is, main event winner Matt Brown, with a contacted wage of $82K and bonuses...

May 12, 2014 12:27 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: Brown, Silva Out Indefinitely

Eleven fighters from Saturday’s UFC event have received medical suspensions from the Ohio State Athletic Commission. UFC Fight Night 40 marked the fist time in seven-years The Ultimate Fighting Championship hit ‘The Tri-State’ in Cincinnati Ohio and the show delivered. Event headliners Matt Brown and Erick Silva put on a memorable performance, but are paying...

May 12, 2014 11:51 am

Brown Confident He Beats Hendricks, Ready For Championship Reign

The UFC’s welterweight division has never looked so promising. Rory MacDonald is fighting is fighting Tyron Woodley next month, in a bout many believe will put the winner into a title shot. You have Robbie Lawler fighting Jake Ellenberger later this month in a bout that could serve as a title eliminator in it’s own-right....

May 12, 2014 11:39 am

Erick Silva Apologizes For Letting Everyone Down In Brown Fight

“At first, I would like to thank the people that supported me and stopped by to watch the fight, I know that I let them down. I have no excuses, I know that I’m behind these tough guys but I will always accept fighting regardless of the opponent or my possible win or loss. I...

May 12, 2014 11:27 am

PHOTO | Erick Silva Carried On A Stretcher After Brown Beating

Few men could take what Matt Brown dished out last Saturday on FOX Sports 1. (Replay HERE) Erick Silva, tried but made it just three short rounds in route to a brutal TKO stoppage defeat. With Brown the victor, medical teams rushed to aid Silva after a brutal beating and opted to immobilize him in...

May 12, 2014 11:15 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Crazy Brown vs. Silva Fight

Last weekend the UFC returned to Cincinnati with an action packed card featuring the return of Matt “The Immortal” Brown. Here’s what the MMA world thought about that fight: OMG!!!!! It's crazy here at @USBankArena — UFC (@ufc) May 11, 2014 How are you @ufc main even with a 3:00 gas tank? What the Fuck...

May 12, 2014 11:00 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Dana White Post-Fight Scrum (Replay)

UFC president Dana White meets with the media following Fight Night Cincinnati. Topics include: The Diaz Brothers, Gina Carano possibly being invited to a Ronda Rousey Fight, how this fight puts Matt Brown on the map, and Pat Barry. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 11, 2014 11:58 am

Erick Silva Receives Clear Bill of Health after Brutal Beating from Matt Brown

Erick Silva was carried out of the octagon on a gurney and there was some concern from Dana White that he had suffered a concussion along with a broken jaw. Luckily, that is not the case. Dana White released a tweet earlier this morning that Erick Silva received a clear bill of health and he...

May 11, 2014 10:32 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 40: Costas Philippou vs Lorenz Larkin Highlights

The only way this fight was going to go to the ground was if one of these strikers landed a knockout blow. It did not take long for that to happen as Philippou sent Larkin crashing to the mat in the first round. Check out the highlights below! CLICK HERE to see highlights from Matt...

May 11, 2014 10:19 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 40: Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva Highlights

Matt Brown and Erick Silva put on a fight of the year candidate on last night’s card. If you missed it, do yourself a favor and check out the highlights below! Make sure to also check out our play-by-play to recap everything else you missed from last night’s event! By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAKirschner...

May 10, 2014 9:55 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Brown Finishes Silva in Round 3 of FOTY Candidate

‘Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva’ was one of the most exciting bouts in a long time and the UFC should consider themselves lucky it aired for free on television. Hometown boy Matt Brown was looking to impress those in attendance, along with Dana White, by headhunting from the opening minute of the first round. He...