Paul Daley entered this fight with a mma record of 40-17-2 (80% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.38 welterweight in the world but ‘Semtex’ won just two out of his last six bouts, against Brennan Ward (4-stars fight, Daley vs Ward) and Lorenz Larkin, both in 2017 (Lorenz Larkin vs Paul Daley); after this fight he has been defeated by Jon Fitch (Jon Fitch vs Paul Daley) and Michael ‘Venom’ Page (Michael Page vs Paul Daley).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and judo Erick Silva, has an official record of 20-10-0 (85% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.117 in the same weight class. He beat Nick Barnes last year but he came back to win in 2019 against Yaroslav Amosov. Daley vs Silva is on the undercard of Gegard Mousasi vs Rafael Lovato Jr – Bellator 223. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 223 London: Mousasi vs. Lovato Jr.
Where: SSE Arena, London, England, UK
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Daley’s previous fight: Michael Page vs Paul Daley
Daley’s next fight: Paul Daley vs Saad Awad
Daley vs Silva full fight video:
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