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UFC on FX 3 Live Blog: Charlie Brenneman vs. Erick Silva

Charlie Brenneman will face Erick Silva on the UFC on FX 3 main card on Friday night in Sunrise, Fla. (Esther Lin, MMA Fighting).
Charlie Brenneman will face Erick Silva on the UFC on FX 3 main card on Friday night in Sunrise, Fla. (Esther Lin, MMA Fighting).

This is the UFC on FX 3 live blog for Charlie Brenneman vs. Erick Silva, a welterweight bout on Friday night's UFC event from the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla.

Brenneman, who has won three of his last four fights, will face Silva, who is 1-1 in his UFC career, on the main card.

Check out the live blog below.


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Round 1: Brenneman shoots immediately and Silva drills him with a hard knee, sending a message. Silva throws a spin kick and Brenneman tries to catch it and take him down. Brenneman takes him down, but Silva threatens with a foot lock and they're back standing. Brenneman comes forward again and eats a knee but scores the takedown. Silva shows good athleticism getting back up. Silva isn't slowing down in the least despite knowing Brenneman is coming. He sprawls on another takedown, gets Brenneman's back and quickly locks in the rear naked choke.

Winner: Erick Silva via rear naked choke submission, Rd. 1 (4:33)