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  1. Erick Silva plans to 'twist' Ben Saunders' legs at UFC Fight Night 62Read the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | MMAFighting.com

    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 de Janeiro.

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  2. UFC Fight Night 62: 'Aggressive' Erick Silva plans to pretzel Ben Saunders in BrazilRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | MMA Mania

    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. 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.

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  3. Erick Silva promises to submit Ben Saunders: 'His legs are long, I'm sure I'll twist them'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | BloodyElbow

    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.

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  4. UFC: Orlando's Saunders will fight March 21 in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Orlando's Ben Saunders didn't get a whole lot of Octagon time during his most recent fight against Joe Riggs. He'll have another chance to fight March 21, when he takes on Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro.

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  5. Ben Saunders heads to Brazil, battles Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship 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 event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Saunders is 2-0 since rejoining the ZUFFA roster last August.

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  6. Ben Saunders vs. Erick Silva added to UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de JaneiroRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    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 Hoping to start his first win streak in the UFC, Silva gets back in action following a 75-second submission over Rhodes in Barueri, Brazil. The X-Gym fighter, who lost to Matt Brown prior to his win in December, has bounced between wins and losses since his UFC debut in 2011.

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  7. Ben Saunders vs. Erick Silva set for UFC Fight Night in Rio de JaneiroRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    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.

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  8. Ben Saunders, Erick Silva meet at UFC Fight Night 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Cage Pages

    December 13, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ben Saunders reacts following his victory against Joe Riggs during UFC Fight Night at US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports A welterweight bout between Ben Saunders and Erick Silva has been added to UFC Fight Night 62. The fight, first reported by Lancenet! , is scheduled to take place on Mar. 21 at the Ginasio do Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro.

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  9. MMA in 2014: The 10 Best FightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Brown also had an epic scrap with the ultra-talented Erick Silva, and Lawler was involved in a close, all-time great welterweight title fight with Johny Hendricks. The very first main event of the year for the UFC between Tarec Saffiedine and Hyun Gyu Lim was a wild fight as well.

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  10. .com's 2014 Round of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Sherdog

    What makes a round the "Round of the Year?" Out of the literally thousands of rounds fought in major-promotion MMA in 2014, what makes one stand out as head and shoulders above the rest? Is it a round that locks in a new champion and defines the beginning of a new era in MMA gold? What about the swan song of a great champion singing his or her farewell to adoring fans while going out in a blaze of glory? Must the "Round of the Year" create a ripple effect heard 'round the world or is it just a round so awesome that it trumps all? In the case of Sherdog.com's 2014 "Round of the Year," the latter was chosen in the form of round one between Matt Brown and Erick Silva in their UFC Fight Night headliner on May 10 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati.

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  11. Year in review: Football feverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... when he fought for a chance at the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title. Brown defeated Brazilian Erick Silva in Cincinnati's US Bank Arena to rise in the welterweight ranks. Silva locked in a submission hold early, but Brown recovered ...

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  12. Erick Silva: 'My wish would be a fight against Rick Story'Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    Erick Silva is fresh off a dominating win and has some ideas about who he would like to fight next. Erick Silva is an enigma.

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  13. Erick Silva calls out Rick Story, eyes future rematches against Dong Hyun Kim and Matt BrownRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Erick Silva is back in the win column after choking out Mike Rhodes at the UFC Fight Night 58 mixed martial arts event earlier this month in Brazil . According to "Indio," a fight against the rough-and-tumble Rick Story, who also notched an impressive win earlier this year by turning away Gunnar Nelson in Sweden.

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  14. Erick Silva says deviated septum surgery was the key for his quick UFC Fight Night 58 winRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    ... septum surgery. "I was able to do a perfect camp and be well prepared for this fight. I said you would see a new Erick Silva, more calm and confident. It was a quick fight, but I was able to stay calm and confident, and it was the key for my ...

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  15. Video: Watch Erick Silva put Mike Rhodes to sleep with slick arm-triangle choke at UFC Fight Night 58Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | MMA Mania

    Erick Silva is back! But is he better than ever? "Indio" sent Mike Rhodes to his third straight loss at the UFC Fight Night 58 event last Sat. night in Brazil , thanks to a slick arm-triangle choke in the first round.

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  16. Top 5 Fights To Make In The Wake Of UFC Fight Night 58Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Rant MMA

    The UFC wrapped up an extremely busy year with its final event of 2014 in Brazil. Fight Night 58 in Barueri featured a spectacular knockout victory by Lyoto Machida in the main event and also saw strong rebound efforts from former bantamweight champion Renan Barao and entertaining welterweight Erick Silva.

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  17. UFC Fight Night 58 results recap: Erick Silva vs Mike Rhodes fight review and analysisRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | MMA Mania

    Last night , Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes looked to get back into the win column at UFC Fight Night 58 inside Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil. In about one minute, Silva submitted his opponent.

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  18. UFC Fight Night 58 Bonuses: Lyoto Machida, Renan Barao honored for top performancesRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    ... main event, while Renan Barao earned his bonus for his submission win over Mitch Gagnon in the co-main event. Erick Silva and Vitor Miranda were the other two fighters to earn $50,000. Silva put Mike Rhodes to sleep with a first-round technical ...

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  19. UFC Fight Night 58 Fighter Bonuses: No Fight of the Night, But Four Performance WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | MMA Weekly

    ... Brazil on Saturday. Instead, the promotions named four Fight of the Night winners. Lyoto Machida , Renan Barao , Erick Silva and Vitor Miranda banked the $50,000 performance incentives. Machida earned his bonus by dispatching C.B. Dollaway early in ...

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  20. UFC Fight Night: Barueri post-fight bonuses: Machida pockets $50,000 for body-kick knockoutRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    Lyoto Machida, Renan Barao, Vitor Miranda and Erick Silva al earned performance bonuses for their efforts during the final fight card of 2014. The final UFC fight card of 2014 took place on Saturday night and brought with it an anticlimactic conclusion to the year.

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