The black belt in judo and Bjj Erick Silva entered this fight with a pro mma record of 19-7-0 (84% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.34 welterweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Neil Magny (=Silva vs Magny) and Nordine Taleb but then he came back to win with Luan Chagas.
His opponent, Yancy Medeiros, has a record of 13-4-0 (77% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.71 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to Francisco Trinaldo and beating Sean Spencer. Yancy Medeiros vs Erick Silva is on the undercard of Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway – UFC 212. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 212: Aldo vs Holloway
Where: HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC 212 fight card (main fights):
Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway
Claudia Gadelha vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Vitor Belfort vs Nate Marquardt
Paulo Borrachinha vs Oluwale Bamgbose
Erick Silva vs Yancy Medeiros
Marlon Moraes vs Raphael Assuncao
Iuri Alcantara vs Brian Kelleher
Medeiros’ next fight: Alex Oliveira vs Yancy Medeiros
Silva vs Medeiros Fight Video:
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