The undefeated Ivan Shtyrkov entered this fight with a record of 14-0-1 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.22 heavyweight in the world. He has already fought three times in 2018 beating Marcin Lazarz (Ivan Shtyrkov vs Marcin Lazarz) and Fabio Maldonado (Ivan Shtyrkov vs Fabio Maldonado) but between these two bouts ‘Ural Hulk’ Shtyrkov has tied with Geronimo dos Santos (Ivan Shtyrkov vs Geronimo dos Santos).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Thiago Silva, has a mma record of 21-7-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.48 light heavyweight. He has fought twice in 2018 losing to Mikhail Kolobegov and beating James McSweeney. Shtyrkov vs Silva is on the undercard of Alexander Shlemenko vs Jonas Billstein – RCC 5. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: RCC 5 – Russian Cagefighting Championship
Where: Ekaterinburg, Russia
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Shtyrkov’s previous fight: Ivan Shtyrkov vs Fabio Maldonado
Shtyrkov vs Silva full fight video:
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