Devonte Smith to Face Alex da Silva at UFC Event on Feb. 6
By: Tristen Critchfield Dec 23, 2020
Devonte Smith (10-1) runs roughshod over
Dong Hyun Ma, mowing down the "Maestro" in round one! "King Kage"
rides a six-fight tear. The Contender Series grad has stopped all
of his wins, nine by knockout, and seven in the first round.
A competitor on Season 2 of Dana White’s Contender Series, Smith
kicked off his promotional tenure with KO/TKO triumphs against
Erosa and Dong Hyun
Ma before being stopped in the opening stanza by Khama
Worthy in his most recent outing at UFC 241 in August 2019. An
Achilles injury has sidelined “King Kage” since that defeat.
Da Silva, meanwhile, has lost two of his first three Octagon
appearances. Most recently, the 24-year-old Brazilian suffered a
unanimous decision loss to Brad
Riddell at UFC 253 on Sept. 26. The Astra Fight Team product is
21-3 as a professional, with 20 of his victories coming inside the