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  1. Erick Silva vs. Nordine Taleb official for UFC 197Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 |

    Erick Silva , who joined Kings MMA for his next training camp, will face off against Nordine Taleb in a welterweight fight on March 5, the UFC announced Wednesday. Silva , who scored his six Octagon wins by first-round stoppage, had his first win streak under the UFC banner snapped by Neil Magny last August.


  2. Erick Silva to Face Nordine Taleb in Welterweight Clash at UFC 197Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Sherdog

    Erick Silva will lock horns with Nordine Taleb in a welterweight bout at UFC 197 , promotion officials announced on Wednesday. UFC 197 takes place at MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5 and airs via pay-per-view.


  3. UFC Fight Night 78 Post-fight patterns: The power of cage timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... main path to victory was in keeping the fight on the feet, utilizing distance and volume. Instead, as against Erick Silva , he went to his perennially underrated grappling game. As the out-fighter in the match-up he disrupted Gastelum's rhythm with ...


  4. UFC Fight Night 78: Magny Survives Gastelum's ComebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Cage Pages

    ... the Octagon five times. He successfully recovered from his UFC 190 loss against Demian Maia by outclassing Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 74 . Magny has won eight of his last nine bouts and is ranked thirteenth in the stacked welterweight division. ...


  5. UFC: Neil Magny ready to fight for the 5th time in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Cage Pages

    ... of 2015. Magny then decided to step in on short notice at UFC Fight Night 74 on August 23, 2015, to take on Erick Silva , only twenty-two days removed from his last loss. Magny would go on to put on a show as he dominated Silva for three straight ...


  6. UFC Fight Night 78 total technical breakdown, Neil Magny editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... He came up short against Demian Maia, but that's more than excusable, and he bounced back quickly to trounce Erick Silva. Magny has an interesting -- and effective -- style of striking. Magny's stand up ability is likely the most improved aspect of ...


  7. 'Mature' Erick Silva lobbies for UFC rematch against Dong Hyun KimRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | MMA Mania

    When he entered the Octagon for the first time at 27 years of age, Erick Silva put the mixed martial arts world on notice, knocking out Luis Ramos in a mere 40 seconds. Predictions that never really came to fruition, as "Tiger" racked up a 5-5 record in the wake of his spectacular debut.


  8. Erick Silva leaving celebrity distractions in the past, looking to become a better fighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 |

    After fighting in the UFC welterweight division since 2011 and earning all of his six wins in spectacular fashion, the Brazilian fighter left Rio de Janeiro, where he trained alongside the likes of Ronaldo Souza and Rafael Cavalcante at X-Gym, to seek evolution in the United States. Silva underwent elbow surgery after losing to Neil Magny in August, and now is flying from east coast to west coast to find the best training.


  9. UFC Fight Night 78: Magny Replaces Brown in Main EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Cage Pages

    ... in his fifth fight of 2015. Magny was last seen in August winning a short-notice fight against the dangerous Erick Silva . With eight victories in his last nine fights, Magny is ready to prove that he belongs at the top of the incredibly deep ...


  10. Busy Welterweight Neil Magny Seizes Short-Notice Opportunity At UFC Fight Night 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Rant MMA

    ... he's accepted an injury-replacement assignment. The no. 12-ranked contender rebounded at Fight Night 74 against Erick Silva with a split-decision win after having his seven-fight win streak snapped at UFC 190 in Brazil by veteran Demian Maia . The ...


  11. UFC 195: Neil Magny draws Stephen Thompson for Jan. 2 slugfest in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship recently announced a sensational welterweight showdown for its upcoming UFC 195: "Lawler vs. Condit" pay-per-view event, taking place on Sat., Jan. 2, 2016, inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Magny is coming off a split-decision win over Brazilian standout Erick Silva back in August, which quickly erased his submission loss to Demian Maia at UFC 190.


  12. Stephen Thompson to Meet Neil Magny at UFC 195 in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Sherdog

    ... Illinois-based fighter last went to battle at UFC Fight Night "Holloway vs. Oliveira in August, when he edged Erick Silva via split decision. Thompson has been equally as impressive, with the only loss of his career coming at the hands of Matt Brown ...


  13. Erick Silva Recovering from Elbow Surgery, Sharpening Jiu-Jitsu Skills with Renzo GracieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Sherdog

    Erick Silva is on the mend from a September elbow surgery, but the UFC welterweight is hardly taking time off. Silva this week said that he will use his recovery time to improve his ground skills by training with Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend Renzo Gracie in New York City.


  14. UFC Welterweight Rick Story Sidelined 3 Months Following Neck SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Sherdog

    ... his neck. Story is hoping to return to the Octagon sometime in early 2016. "The Horror" was scheduled to face Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night in Saskatchewan on Aug. 23, but the aforementioned injury forced him to withdraw from the card. Prior to ...


  15. Silva hints at injury for 'ridiculous' performance against MagnyRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    Welterweight slugger Erick Silva hit another roadblock on Sunday Night at UFC Fight Night 74. The Brazilian was expected to cruise past short notice replacement Neil Magny in the co-main event but found himself on the losing end of a lacklustre split decision. Silva, known for his devastating power and savvy submission game, never seemed to find his groove in the Octagon against Magny, as the American stayed out of harms way and utilized his range to outland his opponent.


  16. Erick Silva embarrassed by his body, suggests injury contributed to loss in SaskatoonRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | MMA Mania

    The Brazilian welterweight lost a split decision to Neil Magny at the UFC Fight Night 74 mixed martial arts event last Sunday night in Saskatoon , after turning in a performance that was far below what "Tiger" fans are used to seeing. "Honestly, I did not like my performance, and was overcome, I was embarrassed by my performance, my body, I know that I am much more than that Erick who presented yesterday, my main mistake was insisting on fighting, and put not only my 'head' in play as my coaches and my doctors did their best as far as possible so that I at least was the fight.


  17. UFC Fight Night 74 '6th Round' post-fight show for 'Holloway vs. Oliveira' in SaskatoonRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... took place inside SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Neil Magny winning a split decision over Erick Silva after taking the fight on two-weeks notice. The back-and-forth, "Fight of the Night" winner between Patrick Cote and Josh ...


  18. Erick Silva 'embarrassed', critical of his 'ridiculous performance' against Neil MagnyRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2015 |

    Erick Silva had the chance to win his third straight in the UFC Octagon for the first time Sunday night, but came up short against Neil Magny in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatoon, Canada. Disappointed with his performance after a split decision loss, Silva took on his social media to apologize, and hinted at a possible injury he suffered before the fight.


  19. The Walkmen: UFC Fight Night 'Holloway vs. Oliveira' Walkout SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Sherdog

    ... through the arena. He clearly did not regret taking the co-main event slot opposite former Jungle Fight champion Erick Silva on short notice, just 22 days after his lopsided loss to 2007 Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championships ...


  20. Neil Magny vs. Erick Silva full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night 74 in SaskatoonRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2015 | MMA Mania

    Top welterweight standout Neil Magny got back into the win column by turning away Erick Silva in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 74 last Sunday night inside SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, despite taking the fight on just two weeks notice. The split decision win is likely to help Magny forget about his submission loss to Demian Maia earlier this month in Brazil, one that snapped a seven-fight winning streak and sent the 28-year-old prospect tumbling to No.