UFC Middleweight Champion, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blackbelt, Anderson Silva is getting ready to get back in the octagon and defend his title against Chris Weidman at UFC 162: Silva Vs Weidman. During his camp Silva took a few minutes to discuss the importance of BJJ to not only him, but to the sport of MMA and the history of the UFC. With cameos by UFC Heavyweight Fabricio Werdum and now retired MMA pioneer Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral, Silva talks about the BJJ greats that paved the way so he could be champion in the UFC today.
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