Silva disqualified in bout with Prater for illegal strikes

Saturday, January 14, 2012

His first time out, at the same arena, Silva knocked his opponent out in just 40 seconds. This time it took him even less time to earn a stoppage.

Not so fast, though.

As it turned out, Silva landed a swarm of blows that referee Mario Yamasaki deemed illegal, saying they were landing on the back of the head. Because of that, Silva was disqualified and the win was awarded to Prater.

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Carlo Prater Vs. Erick Silva
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Carlo Prater No Headshot Available
Height 5′ 11″ (180.34 cm)
Weight 160 (72.57 kg)
Record 27-11-1
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VS

Name Erick Silva No Headshot Available
Height 5′ 11″ (180.34 cm)
Weight 170 (77.11 kg)
Record 8-2-0
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Carlo Prater def. Erick Silva via disqualification (illegal punches) – Round 1, 0:29