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"Miojo"

Daniel da Silva

11-3-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

10

First Round Finishes

Daniel da Silva

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Learn more about Daniel da Silva's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Valença, Brazil
Fighting style
Striker
Age
26
Height
66.00
Weight
125.00
Octagon Debut
Oct. 23, 2021
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2017
     
  • Five wins by KO, six by submission (4 Armbar, 2 triangle)
     
  • 10 first round finishes
     
  • Has won three of his last five

UFC History
UFC on ESPN 
(4/30/22) da Silva was stopped by Francisco Figueiredo via submission (knee bar) at 1:18 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (10/23/21) da Silva was stopped by Jeff Molina via TKO (strikes) at :46 of the second round

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? At the age of eight, I was influenced by my stepfather, who was a karate teacher. I was bullied and one day he decided to take me to the martial arts path to learn how to defend myself. I became a competitor and never stopped.
What ranks and titles have you held? Number 1 in Brazil and owner of the Mr. Cage flyweight championship belt. Best knockout in Brazil in 2018.
Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means fulfilling my dreams, changing my family's life and bearing the name of Christ.
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in a casket factory as general services.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Jiu Jitsu brown belt