Felipe Silva - Official UFC® Profile
Felipe
Silva
8-2-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 8-2-0
Summary: Striking

Fighter Info

From: Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais Brazil
Fights Out Of: Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais Brazil
Age: 34
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 77"
Leg Reach 42"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
162
50% Successful
81
Types of Successful Strikes
0
81
44% Standing
47% Ground
36
7
38
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
1
100% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
1
0
Takedown Defense
71
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Felipe Silva
May 19, 2018
16
70
2
1
1
0
0
1
R3 Submission
Loss
Felipe Silva
Sep 2, 2017
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Felipe Silva
Aug 27, 2016
9
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: MMA training in the morning, cardio and strength in the afternoon, BJJ 3 times a week at night, Kickboxing 3 times a week at night
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? A friend of mine told me to do it. I started just for fun and I saw that I was good in it.

What ranks and titles have you held? Three-time Brazilian Kickboxing champion, two-time Minas Gerais State Kickboxing champion, two-time Brazilian Muay Thai champion

Do you have any heroes? God

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in UFC is a dream coming true. It was a hard journey with a lot of doubters, and now that I am here, I will be able to prove that I belong.

What was your job before you started fighting? Martial Arts instructor

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Undefeated in amateur kickboxing with over 30 fights

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? 45-3 pro record in kickboxing with 41 KOs

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ Purple Belt

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Body hook
• Pro since 2013

• Seven first round finishes

• Six wins by KO, one by submission (arm bar)

• Most recent pre-UFC win – TKO1 over UFC vet Anton Kuivanen on 5/13/16

Career

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