After string of brutal KO losses, UFC vet ‘Bigfoot’ Silva slated to fight 102-9-1 kickboxer
In early July, former UFC title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva suffered a brutal standing KO loss. It happened all through a certified boxing have compatibility against Vyacheslav Datsik in Moscow.
However without reference to this devastating result, the 42-year-old Brazilian isn’t having a look to call it quits anytime temporarily. In keeping with social media, Silva has been booked against Azerbaijan’s Zabit Samedov.
The 38-year-old Samedov is a embellished kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter who could also be the 2012 Adequate-1 Global Grand Prix finalist. His kickboxing record alone speaks for itself, which this present day stands at 102-9-1. As a pro-MMA fighter, Samedov holds a record of 12-2-0.
As an MMA fighter Silva has been on a seven-fight skid beginning at the side of his UFC 193 rematch with Mark Hunt in 2015. He has suffered knockout losses since 2017, most in recent times in June when he was once stopped in the second round by means of Oleg Popov.
This dropping trend and the imaginable repercussions to his long-term smartly being drew problems among other people with reference to him.
Samedov vs. Silva will headline the Mix Combat Championship fit on September 10 in Baku, Azerbaijan.