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Stun Gun: Dong Hyun Kim Floors Erick Silva, Earns Third Straight

Stun Gun: Dong Hyun Kim Floors Erick Silva, Earns Third Straight

Just like that, Dong Hyun Kim floored Erick Silva, earning a knockout victory at UFC Fight Night 29 Wednesday night.

The two went toe-to-toe for seven-plus minutes before each fighter went to land a crushing shot.

It was Kim’s left that connected, sending Silva to the ground.

“Stun Gun” earned his third straight, adding to decision wins over Siyar Bahadurzada and Paulo Thiago since a loss to Demian Maia via injury.

“He is a very tough fighter,” said Kim, during the post-fight press conference. I tried to tire him out. I knew it would take a lot of punches, so I tried to counter-attack.”

The win was his seventh knockout finish and pushed his overall record to 18-2-1 with one no-contest. For Silva, it was the second loss in his last three and just the second defeat by finish in his career.

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