Anderson Silva




TRAINING: Training twice a day from Monday to Saturday

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training Tae Kwon Do at the age of 14.

What ranks and titles have you held? UFC Middleweight Champion, MECA Champion, Cage Rage Champion, Victories in Pride, Shooto, and Minotauro Fight, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt.

Do you have any heroes? Spiderman

What is your favorite technique
? I love to stand up and exchange, but I also really enjoy fighting on the ground too.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? My team and I are very excited to fight in the UFC.  I’m training very hard to make my presence known in the U.S. and the rest of the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I’m currently working on my Physical Education degree.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was an office clerk, and I worked at McDonald’s.

•    Arguably the greatest fighter in MMA history

•    Undefeated in past 5 and ½ years. Reigning UFC middleweight king has never lost inside of the Octagon (14-0).

•    Longest reigning UFC champ

•    Title defense against Chael Sonnen at UFC 117 is regarded by some, including UFC Prez Dana White and Yahoo! Sports’ writer Kevin Iole, as the greatest MMA fight in history. Silva was trailing badly on all judges’ scorecards and sent fans into mass hysteria with a fight-ending triangle choke with only 1 minute 50 seconds left in the five-rounder

•    Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt

•    Native of Curitiba, Brazil – known for producing other stars such as Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Wanderlei Silva

•    Speaks Portuguese and a tad bit of English, but prefers to conduct media interviews through a Portuguese translator

•    Superb and speedy Muay Thai. Devastating and precise kicks, knees, elbows and punches have stopped 17 of his foes

•    Worked at McDonald’s restaurant before fighting career

Fight History

Skill Breakdown
Charts are compiled based on results from all fights.
Total Fights: 32
Record: 29-4-0
Summary: Very Well Rounded – Phenomenal Striker
Fighter Info
Nickname: The Spider
From: Curitiba Brazil
Fights Out Of: Curitiba Brazil
Age: 36
Height: 6′ 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
644
68% Successful
441
Types of Successful Strikes
0
441
55% Standing
18%
27%
242
80
119
Striking Defense
63
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
75% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
3
1
Takedown Defense
80
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Anderson Silva
UFC® RIO Live on Pay-Per-View: Silva vs. Okami

Aug 27, 2011

43 0 0 0 R2KO/TKO
Yushin Okami 16 0 0 0
Anderson Silva
UFC® 126: SILVA vs BELFORT

Feb 5, 2011

6 0 0 0 R1KO/TKO
Vitor Belfort 6 0 0 0
Anderson Silva
UFC® 117: SILVA vs SONNEN

Aug 7, 2010

29 1 3 1 R5Submission
Watch
Chael Sonnen 89 3 1 6
Anderson Silva
UFC® 112: INVINCIBLE

Apr 10, 2010

61 0 0 0 R5Decision – Unanimous
Watch

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