Joaquim Silva (fighter)
February 5, 1989
Anápolis, Goiás, Brazil
|Other names||Netto BJJ|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
|Division||Lightweight (145–155 Ib)|
|Reach||69 in (175 cm)|
|Style||Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Fighting out of||Curitiba, Brazil|
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu |
Black kruang in Muay Thai
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
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
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
In his first fight on the show, Silva faced Carlos Costa. He won the fight via TKO in the third round.
In the quarterfinals, Silva faced off against Erick da Silva. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
In the semifinals, Silva faced Glaico França. He lost via submission in the first round.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Silva was expected to face promotional newcomer Gregor Gillespie on September 24, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 95. However, Silva pulled out of the fight citing injury and was replaced by former opponent Glaico França.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|11 matches||10 wins||1 loss|
|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
|Professional record breakdown|
|3 matches||2 wins||1 loss|
|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|
- "Joaquim Silva - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
- Guilherme Cruz (March 18, 2015). "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 cast announced". mmafighting.com. Retrieved March 18, 2015.
- Daniel Galvan (2015-04-14). "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 Episode 1 & 2 Recap". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-04-14.
- Daniel Galvan (2015-05-26). "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 Episode 8 Recap". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2015-05-26.
- Damon Martin (2015-06-15). "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4: Episode 11 Recap". ufc.com. Retrieved 2015-06-15.
- Guilherme Cruz (2015-07-23). "Nazareno Malegarie vs. Joaquim Silva booked for UFC 191". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2015-07-23.
- Brent Brookhouse (2015-09-05). "UFC 191 results, highlights: Joaquim Silva tops ex-'TUF' teammate Nazareno Malegarie". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-09-05.
- Jack Bratcher (2016-04-30). "Unbeaten lightweights Andrew Holbrook and Joaquim Silva booked for TUF 23 Finale". adcombat.com. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- 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.
- Staff (2016-08-04). "Gregor Gillespie vs. Joaquim Silva added to UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-08-04.
- Staff (2016-08-13). "Injuries force several changes to UFC Fight Night 95 in Brasilia". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-08-13.
- Staff (2017-03-08). "Mairbek Taisumov vs. Joaquim Silva added to UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-03-08.
- 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.
- "UFC adds 3 bouts to stacked Fight Night Charlotte card; tickets go on sale Friday". charlotteobserver. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
- "UFC on FOX 27 results: Vinc Pichel takes decision, hands Joaquim Silva first pro loss". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-27. Retrieved 2018-01-28.