The black belt in judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Erick Silva entered this fight with a pro mma record of 18-5-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 welterweight in the world. He lost to Matt Brown in 2014 (Fight of the Year candidate, Brown vs Silva) but then he came back to win beating Mike Rhodes (=Silva vs Rhodes) and Josh Koscheck (=Silva vs Koscheck).
His opponent, Neil Magny, has a record of 15-4-0 (53% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class. He has already fought three times in 2015 defeating Kiichi Kunimoto (=Magny vs Kunimoto) and Hyun Gyu Lim (=Magny vs Lim) but then he lost to Demian Maia. ‘Indio’ Silva vs Magny is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Charles Oliveira – UFC Fight Night 74. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 74: Holloway vs Oliveira
Where: Sasktel Centre, Saskatoon, Canada
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 74 fight card (main card):
Max Holloway vs Charles Oliveira
Erick Silva vs Neil Magny
Josh Burkman vs Patrick Cote
Francisco Trinaldo vs Chad Laprise
Tony Sims vs Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Maryna Moroz vs Valerie Letourneau
Silva’s previous fight: Erick Silva vs Josh Koscheck
Magny’s next fight: Kelvin Gastelum vs Neil Magny
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