2012 MMA fight – Erick Silva vs Carlo Prater – fight Video UFC 142

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2_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2012-01-14, Silva vs Prater could be a three stars fight but the referee Mario Yamasaki disqualified the apparent winner for punches to the back of the head (in the first round). Erick Silva (13-1-0) entered as the No.43 welterweight in the world while Carlo Prater (29-10-1) entered as the No.49. Silva vs Prater is on the undercard of Jose Aldo vs Chad Mendes (UFC 142). Watch the video!



 

Event: UFC 142: Aldo vs Mendes

Date: 2012-01-14

Where: HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Carlo Prater def. Erick Silva (disqualification at 0:29, round 1)

 

UFC 142 fight card (main card):
Jose Aldo vs Chad Mendes
Vitor Belfort vs Anthony Johnson
Rousimar Palhares vs Mike Massenzio
Erick Silva vs Carlo Prater
Edson Barboza vs Terry Etim

Silva’s next fight: Erick Silva vs Charlie Brenneman

Video:
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  • the mind

    Hey Joe why the heck are you questioning the ref? SHUT UP TOOL! dont talk that smack and put the ref on the spot! he hit him in the back of the head…period!

  • Miguel Pereira

    WTF!!! He hit one blow to the back of the head unintentionally when carlo was already in a lot of troubles. It is impossible to be 100% accurate. You disqualify someone when that someone hit the opponent several times in the back of the head! Ref put himself on the spot…problably Carlo Prater is his cousin or something.

  • thepasc

    You are so right @The mind!
    I’m a huge fan of Rogan but he was way out of his way this time…
    IMO,he want to book himself a cpl show in Brazil,so he acted like a Brazilian nuthugger.
    Not impressed Joe

  • TheodoroEduardoNajera

    There was atleast two if not three shots to the back of the head. Silva disgrace to brazillian mma, american mma, and worldwide mma for carelesness. Good call

  • shaggy

    joe rogan is the man and he is right

  • Vieuwer

    I don’t agree with the ref’s decision, sure he might have hit the back of the head once but it’s hard not to when you have an opponent squirming on the ground so should have been a victory for Silva. Putting the ref on the spot like that after the decision is made is however rather stupid.

  • the great

    Clearly to the back the head good call ref rogan is a lil b*tch shutup your just a commentator.

  • roganfan

    rogan was right you f*cking punks erik silva beat the sh*t out of him he was totally right one blow was illegal

  • ben

    rogan should not have put yamasaki in that position, he totally humiliated him. i want to see rogan referee a fight and see how he performs.

  • Vieuwer

    The great I don’t know what fight you watched but he hardly hits him on the back of the head once, most of them are to the side.

  • chels

    rogan had no respect for yamasaki. what a shame

  • biggtwon

    Nobody wants to see a fight end like this, but he did hit the guy in the back of the head 4-5x and it was a IN THE MOMENT call. Joe was a tad bit disrepectful to Mario “In my mind it’s a victory” so what Joe but on paper it’s a NO CONTEST DQ

  • Sergiocavalieri12

    erick silva is my friend and is goig to be among the best !!!
    Go Erick !!!