MMA: Bigfoot Silva

February 13, 2011 by staff 

MMA: Bigfoot Silva,¬†Saturday’s evening inside the Izod Center in New Jersey, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva overcame his 3-to-1-underdog status to eliminate Fedor Emelianenko Strikeforce Heavyweight Award Grand. After a 1stRound fast and furious, which included very little technical work either Quart Silva immediately took things to the canvas in the second stanza. After enduring nearly five minutes full of brutality, Emelianenko relapsed into his corner a very swollen right eye. After being examined by the medical cage side, it was determined Russia would not be able to continue.

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva has never given Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko a chance to escape when they went ashore.

Silva has reached the semifinals of the Grand Prix World Grand beating Emelianenko Strikeforce on Saturday, sending her losses back-to-back for the first time in his career. Silva has held its own stand during the first round-up exchanges, while the Russian assault on the field for most of the second. In its 10-year career in mixed martial arts, Emelianenko has never been so completely dominated for a ride.

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, on top, never let Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko in the second round of the soil.
CAPTIONBy Gregory Payan, APThe prowess catches Silva, a black belt in jiu-jitsu who has been training extensively with wrestlers in recent months showed when he won with apparent ease Emelianenko and quick access to vantage points on the ground.

After years of training at American Top Team, Silva last year formed his own camp in Boca Raton, Fla., where he and his coaching videoanlysis Emelianenko, who trains primarily in sambo, a system Combat originally developed for the Soviet army.

“He knows what to do with guys sambo control, particularly control over the top,” said Andrei Benkei, the strength trainer and conditioning Silva. “He did not only perfect size -. It is stronger than Fedor – but there are many techniques out there. “

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