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Eagle FC 47 Results: Hector Lombard vs. Thiago Silva ends in no-contest following illegal knee (Video)

Tonight’s Eagle FC 47 event was co-headlined by a light heavyweight bout between former UFC fighters Hector Lombard and Thiago Silva. Hector Lombard got off to a strong start in the fight. The former Bellator champion landed a good combination that appeared to stun Silva. He followed that up with a flurry of punches and Thiago went down after eating a right hand. Despite some decent ground and pound, Silva ultimately survived the early scare and the fight went to round two.
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Thiago Silva breaks long-standing Chelsea record

Thiago Silva played the full game today as Chelsea slaughtered Southampton, and the Brazilian was barely troubled at the back all day. In playing the match, Silva triggered a record. He’s now beaten Glenn Hoddle’s record to become Chelsea’s oldest outfield player. Hoddle and Silva are also two of the only players who the Blue have signed after the age of 35 – the third was Didier Drogba for his second chance.

Brendan Rodgers hoping Jonny Evans can stay fit and emulate Thiago Silva

Brendan Rodgers believes Jonny Evans can be Leicester’s Silva lining for years to come.The 34-year-old Northern Ireland international is fit again after a hamstring injury ahead of Saturday’s trip to Manchester United.Evans left Old Trafford for West Brom in 2015 and joined the Foxes for just £3.5million three years later.He has been plagued by injuries in the last 12 months, including a foot injury which forced him to come off early in Leicester’s FA Cup final win over Chelsea last year.But Foxes boss Rodgers feels as long as Evans can manage his fitness issues he can follow Chelsea’s Thiago Silva...

Thiago Silva Reveals Which Player Wrote to Him Ahead of Chelsea Arrival

Thiago Silva has revealed that one of his Chelsea teammates wrote to him wishing him luck before his arrival at Stamford Bridge back in 2020. The Brazilian joined on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain under Frank Lampard after being deemed surplus to requirements in the French capital. He found...

Thiago Silva has exceeded expectations at Chelsea thus far

Chelsea was looking at a host of players ahead of the 2020/21 season to improve Frank Lampard’s previously transfer banned squad. After the early attacking additions of Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner, the focus shifted to improving the defense as the Blues had lost some capabilities in that area during Lampard’s debut campaign. As is the case at Chelsea, the club was linked with many elite players, such as Kalidou Koulibaly and Matthijs de Ligt, amongst others.

Thiago Silva hands Chelsea boost after revealing plan to emulate Paolo Maldini

Thiago Silva has revealed that he hopes to emulate Paolo Maldini and play beyond the age of 40.The Brazilian defender, 37, recently extended his Chelsea contract by a further season until the summer of 2023.Having spent the final half-a-season of Maldini’s career alongside the Italian in AC Milan’s defence, Silva was offered an insight into what enabled the defender to have such longevity.Maldini made his debut in 1985 at the Lombardy club and went on to play more than 900 times, before retiring at the age of 40 in 2009.Silva believes that he extend his career similarly, and thinks he...