June 2014 – Ft.Lauderdale, FL Light Heavyweight MMA superstar – Thiago Silva – will be back in the cage for Howard Davis Jr.’s Fight Time Promotions on Fri. Aug. 29th from the City of Ft. Lauderdale’s historic War Memorial Auditorium.
The 12-time UFC Veteran will fight during Fight Time 20 in front of South Florida fight fans for the first time in his career. Silva, with a professional MMA record of 18-3, will fight for his former Boxing Coach – 1976 Boxing Olympic Gold Medalist – Howard Davis Jr., who is also the CEO of Fight Time Promotions.
“Thiago is a phenomenal fighter and a good friend of mine. He works hard in the gym. That being said; it’s an honor and a pleasure to have him fight for the Fight Time Promotions’ family,” said Howard Davis Jr.
The mega fight was inked at Authentic Sports Management, one of the most successful full-service MMA agencies in the world and reps the entire Blackzilians roster.
Silva, who trains out of Jaco Hybrid Training Center in Boca Raton, FL; says he’s ready to get back in the cage. The last time Silva set foot in the cage was back in Oct. of 2013 during UFC Fight Night 29. Fight Time Promotions is the premier promotion in the State of Florida and plans on celebrating its fourth year anniversary with a big-name fighter such as Silva.
The 31-year-old 6’2 Light Heavyweight star is on a 2-fight winning streak and plans to give Florida fight fans a night to remember.
“I’m gonna put on a good fight and the audience will be very pleased as I’m looking to knock my opponent out,” Silva told Davis Jr. “I’m very happy to be fighting for my former coach,” he added.
Silva’s opponent will be announced soon.