|Fights Out Of:||Tokyo Japan|
|Height:||5' 10" ( 177 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 kg )|
Erick Silva battles Takenori Sato at Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi earlier in 2014. Silva demonstrates his finishing ability by earning the TKO win while defending a single leg takedown by Sato.May 06, 2014 1:16
UFC® Fight Night live from Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil, on Saturday, February 15, 2014. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Feb 15, 2014
UFC Fight Night weigh-in at Arena Jaragua on February 14, 2014 in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Feb 14, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
|Hyun Gyu Lim||
Ways To Watch
TRAINING: Physical training and running to build up strength and cardio while doing boxing, Muay Thai and MMA, trying to improve my technique.
Thoughts on opponent, Hyun Gyu Lim? He is big and always shows a very aggressive fighting style. I will be more aggressive than him and will look for the win.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training MMA when I was 19 years old.
What ranks and titles have you held? King of Pancrase - Welterweight
Do you have any heroes? Kazushi Sakuraba is my hero
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s MMA’s major league in the world and a chance to make money.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? None
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Regional SUMO & JUDO Champion JUDO - 2nd Degree black belt
Favorite grappling technique: Arm Lock
Favorite striking technique: Middle Kick
- Pro since 2004
- Six wins by submission, three by KO
- 8-1-2 in last 11 fights.
- Owns win over Kiichi Kunimoto
- Has also fought Joe Doerksen and Yuki Kondo
- Four first round finishes