Jussier Da Silva vs Chris Cariaso Added to UFC on FX 8

Jussier Da Silva

 

Jussier Da Silva

  • 14-2 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
  • Won 5 of Last 6 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Shinichi Kojima, Alexandre Passidomo, Mamoru Yamaguchi

Chris Cariaso

 

Chris Cariaso

  • 14-4 MMA / 4-2 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Vaughn Lee, Takeya Mizugaki, Josh Ferguson

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UFC on FX 8

May 18th, 2013

Santa Catarina, Brazil

Arena Jaragua

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Once considered the top flyweight in the world, Jussier ‘Formiga’ Da Silva is in dire need of a victory after a sub-par performance in his UFC debut, losing by second round TKO to John Dodson at UFC on FX 5. The loss snapped a five-fight win streak, which included a unanimous decision victory over Mamoru Yamaguchi in August of 2011.

Chis Cariaso was submitted by rising contender John Moraga in the third round by guillotine choke at UFC 155, ending a three-fight win streak. After winning back-to-back decisions against Vaughan Lee and Takeya Mizugaki, Cariaso dropped to the 125-pound division and won a decision over Josh Ferguson.

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