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Erick Silva pulls off crazy come-from-behind win in first non-UFC fight since 2010

Longtime UFC veteran Erick Silva snapped a two-fight losing streak in spectacular fashion on Friday night.

Fighting outside the Octagon for the first time since 2010, the 34-year-old Silva pulled off a highlight-reel come-from-behind win over Bellator veteran Nick Barnes in the main event of LFA 45. After getting dropped with a short left hook, Silva flipped the momentum with a nasty armbar from the bottom at 4:43 of the opening round. Watch video of Silva’s comeback victory above.

Complete LFA 45 results can be seen below.

  • Erick Silva def. Nick Barnes via submission (armbar) at 4:43 of R1
  • Ryan Lilley def. Jordan Winski via KO (punches) at 2:37 of R1
  • Moses Murrietta def. Casey Ryan TKO (referee stoppage) at 5:00 of R2
  • Blake Troop def. James Cannon via TKO (punches) at 1:24 of R1
  • Vince Cachero def. Carlos Puente Jr. via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:19 of R2
  • Taylor Johnson def. Luc Bondole via TKO (punches) at 1:36 of R1
  • Kailan Hill def. Alex Thompson via KO (head kick) at 1:18 of R1

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