While she is known for her grappling skills (six of her last 10 wins have come via submission, Silva has shown she should be equally feared on her feet, tallying TKO wins against Victoria Leonardo and Tereza Bleda.
“I am totally different,” she said. “Each time I fight I want to show a new Natalia, and on Saturday I will show this.”
Silva undoubtedly stands out as one of the most promising rising talents in a competitive and dynamic weight class. As we gear up for 11 events in as many weeks, it’s evident that the women’s flyweight division will take center stage this year.
Over the next stretch leading up to UFC 300, there are five upcoming fight cards with crucial matchups that will shape the division’s future, including this exciting all-Brazilian showdown that fans won’t want to miss.
“I say this all of the time,” she declares. “I will be the champion, I’m here for this, and you can mark my words, I will be the champion soon.”