Erick Silva

TRAINING: I work hard in the morning in MMA, and at night I do cardio and endurance intensely with Rogerio Camões.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I turned pro in 2005. I love the competition.

What ranks and titles have you held? Jungle Fight Champion
Do you have any heroes? God

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the realization of a dream

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

If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite grappling technique: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite Striking technique: Muay Thai

•    Seven wins by submission, three by knockout

•    Has trained in the past with Anderson Silva, Jacare Souza, Team Nogueira, and Rafael Cavalcante

Fight History

Skill Breakdown
Charts are compiled based on results from all fights.
Total Fights: 2
Record: 13-2-0, 1NC
Summary: Kicks, Takedowns
Fighter Info
From: Vila Velha, Espirito Santo Brazil
Fights Out Of: Vila Velha, Espirito Santo Brazil
Age: 27
Height: 5′ 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )


Total Attempted Strikes
63% Successful
Types of Successful Strikes
83% Ground
Striking Defense
The percentage of total strikes avoided


Total Takedowns
0% Successful
Grappling Totals by Type
Takedown Defense
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Erick Silva
UFC® RIO: Aldo vs. Mendes

Jan 14, 2012

8 0 0 0 R1DQ
Carlo Prater 0 0 0 0
Erick Silva
UFC® RIO Live on Pay-Per-View: Silva vs. Okami

Aug 27, 2011

4 0 0 0 R1KO/TKO
Luis Ramos 4 0 0 0

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