Hall knocks out MMA legend Silva at UFC Fight Night 181

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Uriah Hall defeated MMA great Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC Fight Night 181 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight was stopped in the fourth round. 

Hall defeated Silva by TKO (Punches) at 1:24 in the round. 

UFC competitor Uriah Hall knocks out MMA legend Anderson Silva
Uriah Hall knocks out MMA legend Anderson Silva (Photo by UFC News/Twitter)

“He was just saying ‘Great job I’m proud of you, you did really good and don’t cry, don’t feel bad,” Hall said what Silva told him following the bout. “You’re going to be champ.”

This was Hall’s first TKO (Punches) win since he defeated Krzysztof Jotko on Sept. 2017 at UFC Fight Night 116. That fight was stopped by TKO (Punches) in the second round.

Six of Hall’s seven wins have come by knockout. Only his split decision over Antonio Carlos Jr. in Sept. 2019 was the lone non-knockout in that stretch.

The 36-year-old New York, New York native improved to 16-9 in his MMA career. Hall – who goes by the nickname “PrimeTime” – has knocked out 12 opponents.

He only has three decisions and one submission win. Hall is now on a three-fight win streak.

The 45-year-old “Spider” fell to 34-11-1 in his career. Silva has dropped three straight bouts.

The Brazilian has lost seven of his last nine fights. He only has a win over Derek Brunson and a no contest vs.Nick Diaz.

When Silva won over Brunson on February 11, 2017, it was his first win since he defeated Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153 on October 13, 2012.

Silva now has four knockout losses in his career. He also has lost four times by decision.

He dropped two fights by submission and one other.

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