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Stefan Struve destroys Antonio Silva in seconds at UFC Fight Night 87

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Antonio Silva and Stefan Struve met in a heavyweight bout as the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 87. Want a quick finish? Well, you got it. Struve made it clear that he is back, and Silva proved that his career is either done or very close to the end. The finish of the fight saw Struve clinch him and dropped him. Struve rained down elbows, and the fight was stopped in seconds.

Silva (19-9, 1NC) is currently on a two-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 1-4-1. His fight with Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33 against Mark Hunt went to a majority draw, and then he lost two straight bouts thanks to being knocked out by Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 51 as well as Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 61 in the first-round. He would knock out Soa Palelei at UFC 190 in the second-round. He was knocked out by Mark Hunt at UFC 193 in the first round. He lost to Stefan Struve at UFC Fight Night 87 by first-round KO.

Struve (31-8) is currently on a one-fight winning streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 3-3. He knocked out Stipe Miocic in September of 2012 by second-round TKO. He lost to Mark Hunt in March of 2013 by third-round TKO and then lost to Alistair Overeem in December of 2014 by first-round knockout. He beat Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 190 by unanimous decision. He lost to Jared Rosholt by unanimous decision at UFC 193. He beat Antonio Silva at UFC Fight Night 87 by first-round KO.

UFC Fight Night 87 took place on May 8th in Rotterdam, Netherlands at the Ahoy Rotterdam arena. The preliminary card aired on Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. The main card aired on FOX Sports 1.

Here is the play-by-play result of this fight:

Round 1: Struve clinched him and dropped him. Struve rained down elbows, and the fight was stopped in seconds.

Result: Stefan Struve def. Antonio Silva via TKO (strikes) at :15 of R1



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