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Preview: UFC 229’s Pettis vs. Da Silva

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

In the final match of the preliminary card, Sergio Pettis will face Jussier “Formiga” Da Silva in a flyweight bout. The fight will take place at UFC 229 at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.

The 25-year-old Pettis is 17-3 in his MMA career. He has won 11 fights by decision. He also won three bouts by knockout and three more by submission.

MMA fighter Sergio Pettis kicking Joseph Benavidez in the first-round at UFC 225

Sergio Pettis kicking Joseph Benavidez (Getty Images)

He has lost a fight each by knockout, submission, and decision.

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin native won his last bout with Joseph Benavidez at UFC 225 on June 9th, 2018. He won that fight via a split decision after the two competitors went the distance.

He has not been defeated since losing to Henry Cejudo at UFC 218 on December 2nd, 2017. After the two fighters went the distance, he lost via a unanimous decision.

The 33-year-old Da Silva is 21-5 in his MMA career. He has won 11 fights by decision and an additional 10 more fights by submission.

Three of his five losses have come via decision. He also lost two more fights by knockout.

The Natal, Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil native has won his last two fights. He defeated Ben Nguyen in his last fight at UFC 221 on February 10th, 2018. He won that fight by technical submission (rear-naked choke) in the third-round.

He also defeated Yuta Sasaki on September 22nd, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 117. He also won that fight via submission (rear-naked choke) in the first-round.

The Brazilian has not been defeated since losing to Ray Borg at UFC Fight Night 106 on March 11th, 2017. He lost that fight via unanimous decision.

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