Antonio
Silva
19-7-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #11 Heavyweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night / 1 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 19-7-0, 1NC
Summary: Agility, strength and technique

Fighter Info

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

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
303
52% Successful
158
Types of Successful Strikes
0
158
63% Standing
25%
13%
99
39
20
Striking Defense
52
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
8
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
3
0
Takedown Defense
66
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

TRAINING: I train 2 times each day, rotating between BJJ, wrestling, Muay Thai, and conditioning.

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


• 15 wins by knockout, two by submission (arm triangle, RNC)


• 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 six of his last 12

Career

Trained With

Minotauro Nogueira
Minotauro Nogueira
34-10-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Junior Dos Santos
Junior Dos Santos
17-3-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Cain Velasquez
Cain Velasquez
13-2-0
( W-L-D )
Travis Browne
Travis Browne
17-3-1
( W-L-D )

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