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The Prelim Breakout Star is a once per event article that helps fans get to know those who will be entertaining them from the undercard. The intention of the article is not to bring attention to the most talented guy on the preliminary card, but rather one that the common fan may have overlooked or underestimated.
With a dominant...
6-0 MMA / UFC Debut
6 Fight Win Streak
19-5 MMA / 4-4 UFC Record
4 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Jason High, Rick Story, Daniel Roberts
UFC Fight Night 35
January 15th, 2014
The Arena at Gwinnett Center
Jason High has been forced to pull out of his upcoming bout at UFC Fight Night in Atlanta due to emergency surgery after experiencing an appendicitis over the New Year's holiday.
With High out of the bout, his opponent Beneil Dariush will now face returning UFC lightweight Charlie Brenneman, who accepts the fight on just about two week's notice from the card taking place...
Who says you can never go home again? Especially when there are so many injuries in the UFC. Sixteen months after getting released from the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion, Charlie Brenneman (pictured) will return to fight Beneil Dariush at UFC Fight Night 35.
Dariush was originally slated to face Jason High in the January 15 event, but High revealed Wednesday that...
Jason High (18-4, pictured), who was set to take on promotional newcomer Baneil Dariush (6-0) at UFC Fight Night 35 later this month, has been forced out of the bout after rupturing his appendix. High shared the news of his withdrawal via his official Twitter account.High is 2-1 in the UFC and currently on a two-fight winning streak, with victories over James Head (9-4) and Anthony...
Erick Silva is one of the most exciting fighters to watch in the UFC, plain and simple.
If you're yet to witness the cerebral, calculated beatdowns he unleashes upon his opponents, look no further than his fight with aggressive grappler Charlie Brenneman to get an idea of why he's such a highly regarded martial artist.
Fresh off a highly controversial DQ loss (punches to...
A star was born Friday night at “UFC on FX 3.” Erick Silva (Pictured) continued his ascent up the welterweight totem pole by quickly tapping out Charlie Brenneman with a rear-naked choke in the opening round of their shootout.
Silva’s performance was also good enough to earn him an extra $40,000 for ‘Submission of the Night’ honors.
Erasing his controversial disqualification...
Erick Silva (13-2) vs. Charlie Brenneman (15-3)
An intriguing welterweight war will serve as the co-feature when the Brazilian wrecking machine Silva meets the American wrestling standout Brenneman.
Silva, 27, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo black belt, was disqualified in his most recent outing for punches to the back of the head, even though Carlo Prater was on the verge of defeat...