Review: 2014-02-15, fight not so exciting between Erick Silva and Takenori Sato: it gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night). The black belt in Bjj and judo Erick Silva entered this fight with a professional mma record of 15-4-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.30 welterweight in the world, last year he fought twice defeating Jason High in June (=Silva vs High) but then he lost to Dong Hyun Kim(=Silva vs Kim).
His opponent, Takenori Sato, has an official record of 17-8-7 (53% finishing rate), he is the current welterweight champion of “King of Pancrase” and he suffered his last loss against Keiichiro Yamamiya in 2010. On the original fight card Erick Silva was expected to face Nate Loughran but he has forced to withdraw from the bout due to an injury and he has been replaced by Sato who debuts in the Ufc. ‘Indio’ Silva vs Sato is on the undercard of Lyoto Machida vs Gegard Mousasi – UFC Ufn 36. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs Mousasi
Where: Arena Jaragua, Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 36 fight card (main card):
Lyoto Machida vs Gegard Mousasi
Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs Francis Carmont
Erick Silva vs Takenori Sato
Nicholas Musoke vs Viscardi Andrade
Charles Oliveira vs Andy Ogle
Silva’s previous fight: Erick Silva vs Dong Hyun Kim
Silva’s next fight: Matt Brown vs Erick Silva
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