Jungle Fight Welterweight Champion, Erick Silva On The Verge Of Signing With The UFC

Ultra-talented Jungle Fight welterweight champion, Erick Silva is about to sign a contact with the UFC and could make his octagon debut on the upcoming card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 27th, 2011.

Silva comes from Vila Velha, Brazil and is an X-Gym training partner for the likes of UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Rafael Feijao Cavalcante and Strikeforce middleweight champion Jacare Souza. He also trains with Team Nogueira and Pro Fight.

A professional MMA competitor since 2005, Silva has spent the majority of his career in Brazil, mostly notably for Jungle Fight where he is the reigning (and inaugural) Welterweight champion. He is undefeated in the past five years, with a record of eleven wins and only one loss.

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