Antonio
Silva
18-6-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 16 fights.
Record: 18-6-0, 1NC
Summary: Agility, strength, and technique

Fighter Info

Nickname: Bigfoot
From: Brasilia Brazil
Fights Out Of: Deerfield Beach, Florida USA
Age: 35
Height: 6' 4" ( 193 cm )
Weight: 264 lb ( 119 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
272
52% Successful
141
Types of Successful Strikes
0
141
66% Standing
21%
13%
93
29
19
Striking Defense
41
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
7
0% Successful
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
3
0
Takedown Defense
56
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Antonio Silva
UFC 184: Weidman vs. Belfort
Feb 28, 2015
-- -- -- -- --
Frank Mir -- -- -- --
Loss
Antonio Silva Sep 13, 2014
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Andrei Arlovski 13 0 0 0
Draw
Mark Hunt Dec 6, 2013
103 2 0 1 R5 Decision - Majority
Antonio Silva 97 0 0 3
Cain Velasquez May 25, 2013
18 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Antonio Silva 1 0 0 0
Win
Alistair Overeem Feb 2, 2013
51 1 0 1 R3 KO/TKO
Antonio Silva 21 0 0 0
Win
Travis Browne Oct 5, 2012
8 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Antonio Silva 15 0 0 0
Loss
Cain Velasquez May 26, 2012
28 1 0 4 R1 KO/TKO
Antonio Silva 1 0 0 0
Loss
Antonio Silva
Strikeforce - Barnett vs. Kharitonov
Sep 10, 2011
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Daniel Cormier 15 0 0 0
Win
Fedor Emelianenko
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Silva
Feb 12, 2011
15 0 3 2 R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Antonio Silva 28 2 3 6
Win
Antonio Silva
Strikeforce - Henderson vs. Babalu
Dec 4, 2010
17 1 1 3 R2 KO/TKO
Mike Kyle 28 0 0 1
Win
Andrei Arlovski
Strikeforce - Heavy Artillery
May 15, 2010
30 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Antonio Silva 47 2 0 1
Loss
Fabricio Werdum
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Rogers
Nov 7, 2009
28 3 0 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Antonio Silva 24 0 0 0
Win
Antonio Silva
EliteXC - Unfinished Business
Jul 26, 2008
34 1 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Justin Eilers 8 0 0 0
Win
Antonio Silva
EliteXC - Street Certified
Feb 16, 2008
29 1 1 4 R3 Decision - Split
Ricco Rodriguez 15 2 0 0
Win
Antonio Silva
EliteXC - Renegade
Nov 10, 2007
23 0 2 3 R1 Submission
Jonathan Wiezorek 0 0 0 0
Win
Antonio Silva
EliteXC - Destiny
Feb 10, 2007
21 1 1 1 R1 KO/TKO
Wesley Correira 2 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Strength and Physical Conditioning in the Morning, Technical work in the Afternoon.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I made my pro debut in 2005.

What ranks and titles have you held? I was Cage Rage and Cage Warrior SHW champion, and Pro Elite Champion.

Do you have any heroes? Minotauro Nogueira

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No

What was your job before you started fighting? I was an armored car security guard.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt

Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle

Favorite Striking technique: Flying Knee

• Pro since 2005


• 14 wins by knockout, two by submission


• Owns 2011 TKO win over Fedor Emelianenko


• Has wins over former UFC champions Andrei Arlovski and Ricco Rodriguez. Has also defeated Justin Eilers, Cabbage Correira, Mike Kyle, and Tom Erikson


• Has won five of his last nine


• Will turn 35 the day after the fight

Career

Trained With

Minotauro Nogueira
Minotauro Nogueira
34-9-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Junior Dos Santos
Junior Dos Santos
16-3-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Cain Velasquez
Cain Velasquez
13-1-0
( W-L-D )
Travis Browne
Travis Browne
16-2-1
( W-L-D )

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