The black belt in karate, judo and Bjj Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva entered this fight with a pro mma record of 19-8-1 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 heavyweight in the world but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Soa Palelei (=Silva vs Palelei); after this fight he lost the rematch with Mark Hunt (=Hunt vs Silva 2).
His opponent, Stefan Struve, has a record of 26-8-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.32 in the same weight class. He also lost three out of his last four bouts but last year he beat Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (=Nogueira vs Struve), then he was defeated by Jared Rosholt (=Struve vs Rosholt). ‘Pezao’ Silva vs Struve is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Andrei Arlovski – UFC Fight Night 87. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski
Where: Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC Fight Night 87 fight card (main fights):
Alistair Overeem vs Andrei Arlovski
Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Stefan Struve
Albert Tumenov vs Gunnar Nelson
Francimar Barroso vs Nikita Krylov
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Heather Clark
Silva’s previous fight: Mark Hunt vs Antonio Silva 2
Struve’s previous fight: Stefan Struve vs Jared Rosholt
Silva’s next fight: Roy Nelson vs Antonio Bigfoot Silva
Struve’s next fight: Stefan Struve vs Daniel Omielanczuk
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