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Paulo Henrique Costa says Kelly Slater is ‘Completely Ignorant’ Regarding Doping Comments

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight Paulo Henrique Costa is fast becoming of the most feared 185-pound fighters in the division.


Costa faced Uriah Hall on the preliminary card at UFC 226
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UFC Fight Night 130 Grows Again with Claudio Henrique da Silva-Nordine Taleb Addition

UFC Fight Night 130 has gained yet another welterweight bout, as Claudio Henrique da Silva and Nordine Taleb. The promotion confirmed the bout on Thursday night.
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UFC Fight Night 130 Grows Again with Claudio Henrique da Silva-Nordine Taleb Addition

UFC Fight Night 130 has gained yet another welterweight bout, as Claudio Henrique da Silva and Nordine Taleb. The promotion confirmed the bout on Thursday night.
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UFC Fight Night 130 Grows Again with Claudio Henrique da Silva-Nordine Taleb Addition

UFC Fight Night 130 has gained yet another welterweight bout, as Claudio Henrique da Silva and Nordine Taleb. The promotion confirmed the bout on Thursday night.
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UFC Fight Night 130 Grows Again with Claudio Henrique da Silva-Nordine Taleb Addition

UFC Fight Night 130 has gained yet another welterweight bout, as Claudio Henrique da Silva and Nordine Taleb. The promotion confirmed the bout on Thursday night.
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UFC Fight Night 130 Grows Again with Claudio Henrique da Silva-Nordine Taleb Addition

UFC Fight Night 130 has gained yet another welterweight bout, as Claudio Henrique da Silva and Nordine Taleb. The promotion confirmed the bout on Thursday night.
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UFC Fight Night 130 Grows Again with Claudio Henrique da Silva-Nordine Taleb Addition

UFC Fight Night 130 has gained yet another welterweight bout, as Claudio Henrique da Silva and Nordine Taleb. The promotion confirmed the bout on Thursday night.
Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Fight Night 130 Grows Again with Claudio Henrique da Silva-Nordine Taleb Addition

UFC Fight Night 130 has gained yet another welterweight bout, as Claudio Henrique da Silva and Nordine Taleb. The promotion confirmed the bout on Thursday night.
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UFC Fight Night 110 results from last night: Ion Cutelaba vs Henrique da Silva fight recap

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight sluggers Ion Cutelaba and Henrique da Silva brawled last night (June 10, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 110 inside Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand.

Cutelaba entered this bout as a serious fighter to watch, one of his division’s better prospects. The young wrestler packed some considerable power and aggression into his game, and he even got up in his foe’s grill during the introductions! This was a very important battle for da Silva. The Brazilian “Frankenstein” came up big with a pair of finishes in his opening UFC fights, but he’s also lost his previous two. To remain a prospect, da Silva had to find a way to earn the victory.

Cutelaba went after his opponent immediately. He cracked da Silva clean with a huge right hand that stunned the Brazilian, following up with a series of blows in the clinch. A left hand sent da Silva to the mat, and the Combat Sambo specialist followed him there.

From top position, Cutelaba postured quickly and dropped hard shots. Da Silva had his whits about him — somewhat — and attempted an arm bar, but the Russian simply kept dropping punches on him. Rather than adjust to defend himself, Cutelaba hung onto the arm and ate shots until he slipped into unconsciousness.

The whole thing took less than one minute!

There’s not much to analyze here, but Cutelaba fought perfectly. He was quick and accurate early on his feet, finding a home for his massive right hand early. Once he landed, “The Hulk” swarmed, rocking his opponent worse and sending him to the mat.

Once Cutelaba gained top position, he unleashed some ferocious ground strikes and sealed the deal. It was a perfect display of killer instinct, as he brutalized a wounded foe without getting overzealous.

At 23 years old, Cutelaba is one of his division’s best prospects. He shouldn’t be thrown in the deep end just yet, but a battle with someone like Ilir Latifi would make sense. As for da Silva, this is a very disappointing result for the scrappy Brazilian. “Frankenstein” is comfortable in brawls and has always shown a solid chin; he just got demolished early.

It happens.

Having lost three straight, there’s a chance this is da Silva’s last appearance in the Octagon for the time being. That said, he should be able to stick around, as the 205-pound division needs as many faces as it can find.

Last night, Ion Cutelaba absolutely ran through his opponent. Who should “The Hulk” face next?

For complete UFC Fight Night 110: “Lewis vs Hunt” results and play-by-play, click HERE!

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Ion Cutelaba knocks out Henrique da Silva in 22 seconds

Ion Cutelaba made a brief appearance at UFC Fight Night 110.

Cutelaba only needed 22 seconds to knock out Henrique da Silva on Saturday night.

Watch the entire fight below.

Cutelaba won for the third time in his past five fights to improve to 13-3 with one no-contest. da Silva fell to 12-3 overall, suffering his third straight loss.

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