Joshua Silveira, son of ATT coach Conan, quickly taps Rafael Viana
Joshua Silveira continue to impress in his young profession on Friday when he made quick work of Rafael Viana in the LFA 106 headliner.
Silveira (5-0), who is the kid of Mixed Martial Arts veteran and well known American Leading Group coach Conan Silveira, required simply 41 seconds to take apart Viana (6-2) in their light heavyweight match, winning the battle by rear-naked choke.
“I’m a wrestler at heart, he gave me the neck and I choked him,” Silveira stated in his post-fight interview hosted by previous UFC title opposition Joseph Benavidez. “I’m ready to go three rounds, but I’ll take that every day.”
LFA 106 occurred at Grand Gambling establishment Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Okla. The whole occasion streamed on UFC Battle Pass.
It was one-way traffic for Silveira from starting to end. He pushed Viana on the feet, got the battle to the ground and handled to take Viana’s back. From there, the outcome was inescapable. He got the arm under the neck and strangled his challenger till he was required to tap out.
Silveira, 28, who naturally battles in the middleweight department, stated he would be prepared beside defend the uninhabited LFA belts at 185 pounds or 205 pounds.
Total LFA 106 outcomes consisted of:
Joshua Silveira def. Rafael Viana by means of submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 0:41
Terrance McKinney def. Luiz Gavinho by means of TKO (kick, punches) – Round 1, 0:17
Kyle Estrada def. Tyler Wilson by means of consentaneous choice (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Cheyden Leialoha def. Edwin Chavez by means of consentaneous choice (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Shane Grant def. Trevor Wallace by means of TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:36
Mando Gutierrez def. Will Elliott by means of submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:55
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.