By Ed Diokno
Following his controversial defeat to Michael Bisping, UFC’s Silva, hoping to hone up on his fighting skills, has returned to the ring for a training session with Dan Inosanto – the legendary kung fu Master who was one of the top students of Bruce Lee.
Silva thought he had beaten Bisping in London on Feb. 27 with a flying knee in the third round only to have the fight continue leading to an eventual loss.
That is when the Brazilian MMA fighter sought out Inosanto who is a master of several martial arts styles, including the style developed by Bruce Lee, Jeet Kune Do. Silva is a fan of Lee and Inosanto, a Stockton-born Filipino American.
Once almost unbeatable in the middleweight division, superstar Silva has gone 0-3 in his last four fights with one no-contest after he tested positive for banned substances.
(Ed Diokno writes a blog :Views From The Edge: news and analysis from an Asian American perspective.)
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