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Flyweight Division

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"Miojo"

Daniel da Silva

Flyweight Division

11-4-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

10

First Round Finishes

Daniel da Silva

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Event Results

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Learn more about Daniel da Silva's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Valença, Brazil
Fighting style
Striker
Age
26
Height
66.00
Weight
126.00
Octagon Debut
Oct. 23, 2021
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
38.00
  • Pro since 2017
     
  • Five wins by KO, six by submission (4 Armbar, 2 triangle)
     
  • 10 first round finishes
     
  • Has won three of his last six

UFC 278 (8/20/22) Da Silva was stopped by Victor Altamirano via strikes at 3:39 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (4/30/22) Da Silva was submitted by Francisco Figueiredo via kneebar at 1:18 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (10/23/21) Da Silva was stopped by Jeff Molina via strikes at :46 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting? At the age of eight, I was influenced by my stepfather, who was a karate teacher. I was bullied and one day he decided to take me to the martial arts path to learn how to defend myself. I became a competitor and never stopped.

What ranks and titles have you held? Number 1 in Brazil and owner of the Mr. Cage flyweight championship belt. Best knockout in Brazil in 2018.

Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means fulfilling my dreams, changing my family's life and bearing the name of Christ.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in a casket factory as general services.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Jiu Jitsu brown belt