Bruno Silva calls out Brad Tavares: 'I have nothing against him, but he has a good name'

By Matthew Wells and Ken Hathaway | December 12, 2021 6:50 pm ET LAS VEGAS – Bruno Silva has now recorded three-straight knockout victories in the UFC. The Brazilian middleweight debuted with the promotion in June and has ripped through each opponent placed in front of him. In less than six months, Silva has finished all three opponents and pocketed two “Performance of the Night” bonuses for his efforts. At Saturday’s UFC 269 at T-Mobile Arena, Jordan Wright fell in the first round after Silva rocked him with heavy punches. Next, Silva has his eyes set on familiar names in the division as he looks to prove he is one of the best in the division. Go inside Silva’s TKO victory below. Bruno Silva vs. Jordan Wright Result: Bruno Silva def. Jordan Wright via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:28 Updated records: Bruno Silva (22-6 MMA, 3-0 UFC) vs. Jordan Wright (12-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) Key stat: Bruno Silva has finished all three of his UFC wins by knockout. Related Silva was happy to perform in front of a crowd in Las Vegas “Actually, it was the first time in a very long time I fought with a crowd. I’m happy because I could show the UFC that I’m one of the best in the division. I’m sure I’m doing the right job.” Related Despite facing a new fighting style, Silva was able to quickly figure out Wright “It was not a surprise. It was kind of new for me because it is the first time I was fighting a karate style like this guy has, but when he kicked me, it was strong but nothing new. I have almost 30 fights, so nothing really new.” Related Silva calls out Brad Tavares “I called him out. I have nothing against him, but he has a good name, a good position in the rankings, and I have three knockouts in a row in less than six months. So, I think I deserve someone in top 20, top 15, maybe even top 10. That’s what I’m looking for.” To hear more from Silva, check out the full post-fight interview in the video above. Related Related Breaking, Bruno Silva, Jordan Wright, UFC 269, video, Featured, News, UFC, Videos

Bruno Silva calls out Brad Tavares: 'I have nothing against him, but he has a good name'

LAS VEGAS – Bruno Silva has now recorded three-straight knockout victories in the UFC.

The Brazilian middleweight debuted with the promotion in June and has ripped through each opponent placed in front of him. In less than six months, Silva has finished all three opponents and pocketed two “Performance of the Night” bonuses for his efforts.

At Saturday’s UFC 269 at T-Mobile Arena, Jordan Wright fell in the first round after Silva rocked him with heavy punches. Next, Silva has his eyes set on familiar names in the division as he looks to prove he is one of the best in the division.

Go inside Silva’s TKO victory below.

Bruno Silva vs. Jordan Wright

Result: Bruno Silva def. Jordan Wright via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:28
Updated records: Bruno Silva (22-6 MMA, 3-0 UFC) vs. Jordan Wright (12-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC)
Key stat: Bruno Silva has finished all three of his UFC wins by knockout.

Related

Silva was happy to perform in front of a crowd in Las Vegas

“Actually, it was the first time in a very long time I fought with a crowd. I’m happy because I could show the UFC that I’m one of the best in the division. I’m sure I’m doing the right job.”

Related

Despite facing a new fighting style, Silva was able to quickly figure out Wright

“It was not a surprise. It was kind of new for me because it is the first time I was fighting a karate style like this guy has, but when he kicked me, it was strong but nothing new. I have almost 30 fights, so nothing really new.”

Related

Silva calls out Brad Tavares

“I called him out. I have nothing against him, but he has a good name, a good position in the rankings, and I have three knockouts in a row in less than six months. So, I think I deserve someone in top 20, top 15, maybe even top 10. That’s what I’m looking for.”

To hear more from Silva, check out the full post-fight interview in the video above.

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