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Friday 04.19.2019 5:00pm ET | View Full Article
Alex da Silva, 20-1 as a professional mixed martial artist, inked a deal with the UFC two months after turning 23 years old and decided it was the right moment to finally focus on becoming a full-time fighter.
”Leko” agreed to replace injured Teemu Packalen in a short-notice bout with Alexander Yakovlev at Saturday’s UFC St. Petersburg in Russia. Signing with the North American promotion was...