Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

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Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva: Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown
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Matt Brown might be the hottest fighter in the UFC welterweight division. 

"The Immortal" has won six in a row and will look to make it seven when he meets Erick Silva on Saturday. Brown has scored knockouts in five of his past six fights, making him a dangerous opponent for Silva, who is only one bout removed from his first career knockout loss.

In his most recent outing, Silva bounced back against UFC newcomer Takenori Sato. It was a victory that figured to get the Brazilian back into top-15 welterweight competition, but a matchup with a fighter riding as much momentum as Brown has seemed out of reach.

Still, UFC matchmakers liked the stylistic clash between Brown and Silva, both aggressive 170-pounders whether standing or on the ground.

Which fighter will take a step closer to a shot at the welterweight championship? Here is a closer look at how Brown and Silva match up in all areas.

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