Joaquim Silva (fighter)

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Joaquim Silva
Born Joaquim Silva
(1989-02-05) February 5, 1989 (age 29)
Anápolis, Goiás, Brazil
Other names Netto BJJ
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Division Lightweight (145–155 Ib)
Reach 69 in (175 cm)[1]
Style Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Curitiba, Brazil
Team Evolucao Thai
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[1]
Black kruang in Muay Thai[1]
Years active 2010-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 11
Wins 10
By knockout 5
By submission 3
By decision 2
Losses 1
By decision 1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Joaquim Silva (born February 5, 1989) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He currently competes in the lightweight division.

Background[edit]

Silva began training in various forms of martial arts as a youngster. He then starting training in Muay Thai, boxing and jiu-jitsu as a teenager before transitioning to mixed martial arts in 2009.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Silva made his professional mixed martial arts debut in October 2010. He compiled an undefeated record of 7-0, competing for various regional promotions in Brazil before trying out for The Ultimate Fighter in early 2014.

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

In March 2015, it was announced that Silva was one of the fighters selected to be on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4.[2]

In his first fight on the show, Silva faced Carlos Costa. He won the fight via TKO in the third round.[3]

In the quarterfinals, Silva faced off against Erick da Silva. He won the fight via unanimous decision.[4]

In the semifinals, Silva faced Glaico França. He lost via submission in the first round.[5]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Silva made his official debut for the promotion on September 5, 2015 at UFC 191 where he faced fellow castmate Nazareno Malegarie.[6] He won the fight via split decision.[7]

Luque next faced Andrew Holbrook on July 8, 2016 at The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale.[8] He won the fight by knockout in the first round.[9]

Silva was expected to face promotional newcomer Gregor Gillespie on September 24, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 95.[10] However, Silva pulled out of the fight citing injury and was replaced by former opponent Glaico França.[11]

Silva was faced Mairbek Taisumov but he got injured and replaced by Reza Madadi on May 28, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 109.[12] He won the fight by split decision.[13]

Silva faced Vinc Pichel on January 27, 2018 at UFC on Fox: Jacaré vs. Brunson 2.[14] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.[15]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 10–1 Vinc Pichel Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fox: Jacaré vs. Brunson 2 January 27, 2018 3 5:00 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Win 10–0 Reza Madadi Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira May 28, 2017 3 5:00 Stockholm, Sweden
Win 9–0 Andrew Holbrook KO (punches) The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia Finale July 8, 2016 1 0:34 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 8–0 Nazareno Malegarie Decision (split) UFC 191 September 5, 2015 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Lightweight debut.
Win 7–0 Leandro Vasconcelos TKO (punches) The Hill Fighters 3 September 20, 2014 1 0:06 Bento Gonçalves, Brazil
Win 6–0 Victor Rizzo Submission (armbar) Reto de Campeones 1 February 14, 2014 1 4:57 Mexico City, Mexico
Win 5–0 Fabio Lima Ferreira TKO (punches) Shooto Brazil 44 November 14, 2013 1 4:45 Goiânia, Brazil
Win 4–0 Juilo Cezar Alves Submission (armbar) High Fight Rock 3 June 15, 2013 1 3:15 Anápolis, Brazil
Win 3–0 Adalton Fernandes KO (punch) BMAT September 29, 2012 1 0:30 Palmas, Brazil
Win 2–0 Lucas Blade Submission (rear-naked choke) Anapolis Fight Championship May 19, 2012 1 3:58 Anápolis, Brazil
Win 1–0 Alan Lima TKO (punches) Hot Fight - Vale Tudo October 15, 2010 1 4:10 Ipameri, Brazil

Mixed martial arts exhibition record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 2–1 Glaico França Submission (rear-naked choke) The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 June 15, 2015 (airdate) 1 2:48 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 Semifinals round
Win 2–0 Erick da Silva Decision (unanimous) The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 May 26, 2015 (airdate) 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 Quarterfinals round
Win 1–0 Carlos Costa TKO (punches) The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 April 14, 2015 (airdate) 3 1:47 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 Entry round

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Joaquim Silva - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved August 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ Guilherme Cruz (March 18, 2015). "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 cast announced". mmafighting.com. Retrieved March 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ Daniel Galvan (2015-04-14). "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 Episode 1 & 2 Recap". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-04-14. 
  4. ^ Daniel Galvan (2015-05-26). "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 Episode 8 Recap". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-05-26. 
  5. ^ Damon Martin (2015-06-15). "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4: Episode 11 Recap". ufc.com. Retrieved 2015-06-15. 
  6. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2015-07-23). "Nazareno Malegarie vs. Joaquim Silva booked for UFC 191". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2015-07-23. 
  7. ^ Brent Brookhouse (2015-09-05). "UFC 191 results, highlights: Joaquim Silva tops ex-'TUF' teammate Nazareno Malegarie". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  8. ^ Jack Bratcher (2016-04-30). "Unbeaten lightweights Andrew Holbrook and Joaquim Silva booked for TUF 23 Finale". adcombat.com. Retrieved 2016-04-30. 
  9. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2016-07-08). "TUF 23 Finale results: Joaquim Silva stays perfect, thrashes Andrew Holbrook in 34 seconds". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-07-08. 
  10. ^ Staff (2016-08-04). "Gregor Gillespie vs. Joaquim Silva added to UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-08-04. 
  11. ^ Staff (2016-08-13). "Injuries force several changes to UFC Fight Night 95 in Brasilia". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-08-13. 
  12. ^ Staff (2017-03-08). "Mairbek Taisumov vs. Joaquim Silva added to UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-03-08. 
  13. ^ Steven Marrocco (2017-05-28). "UFC Fight Night 109 results: Joaquim Silva narrowly defeats Reza Madadi in exciting affair". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-05-28. 
  14. ^ "UFC adds 3 bouts to stacked Fight Night Charlotte card; tickets go on sale Friday". charlotteobserver. Retrieved 2017-12-15. 
  15. ^ "UFC on FOX 27 results: Vinc Pichel takes decision, hands Joaquim Silva first pro loss". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-27. Retrieved 2018-01-28.