Article

"I'm more experienced now" -E. Silva

Erick Silva comfortable to stand and bang with Matt Brown
By: Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting
"After a 52-second finish and his fourth bonus in the UFC, Erick Silva will have the opportunity to headline a UFC card for the first time, and he’s doing it against top welterweight contender Matt Brown in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 10.

"Silva will fight in the Unites States for the second time in his professional career, but that doesn’t seem to bother the Brazilian. He only needed one round to tap Charlie Brenneman at UFC on FX 3’s co-main event in Florida in 2012, and wants to impress once again.

"'This will be a great opportunity to get the American fans to know me better,' Silva told MMAFighting.com. 'It’s an important step in my career."

Read the full article

Watch Past Fights

Saturday, February 14
10PM/7PM
ETPT
Broomfield, CO

Media

Recent
Hear from the stars of UFC 183 at the post-fight press conference.
Feb 1, 2015
Thales Leites, who finished UFC veteran Tim Boetsch, talks to UFC correspondent Megan Olivi backstage at UFC 183.
Feb 1, 2015
Rising lightweight Al Iaquinta chats with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi backstage after his win over tough UFC veteran Joe Lauzon at UFC 183.
Jan 31, 2015
UFC correspondent Megan Olivi talks with welterweight Tyron Woodley backstage after his win over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 183.
Jan 31, 2015