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Anderson Silva

"The Spider"
  • Weight: 184 lbs
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Reach: 196.85"
  • Age: 39
wins33
61% 20 Knockouts
18% 6 Submissions
21% 7 Decisions
losses6
33% 2 Knockouts
33% 2 Submissions
17% 1 Decisions
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Silva
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UFC 183 - 2015-01-31
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  • Anderson Silva Taken To Hospital, Silva Vs Diaz Still On
    November 4, 2014

    According to report coming out of Brazil, former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva was rushed to the hospital after a jiu-jitsu session. Silva was treated for lower back pain and was subsequently released Tuesday...

    According to report coming out of Brazil, former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva was rushed to the hospital after a jiu-jitsu session. Silva was treated for lower back pain and was subsequently released Tuesday morning. Apparently, Silva had just finished training when he began to complain about his lower back, but when he couldn't get up or feel his legs they called EMTs to rush him to the Barra D’Or hospital in Rio. Silva is supposed to fight Nick Diaz on January 31, and according to BAMMA Medical...

  • Anderson Silva – “I’m very happy to be back” (VIDEO)
    October 30, 2014

    While Anderson Silva didn’t fight at UFC 179 in Rio last weekend, he certainly became part of the narrative of the weekend. When Silva entered the arena during the fight the crowd erupted with cheers, and ‘The...

    While Anderson Silva didn’t fight at UFC 179 in Rio last weekend, he certainly became part of the narrative of the weekend. When Silva entered the arena during the fight the crowd erupted with cheers, and ‘The Spider’ said it was a very emotional moment for him. SIlva is set to face Nick Diaz in January, and as reported on Fighters.com he will also take part in the next installment of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil. UFC Tonight caught up with Anderson after the fights on Saturday, and Silva talked about his...

  • Anderson Silva To Coach Against Shogun Rua At TUF Brazil 4
    October 30, 2014

    UFC has announced the coaches for the next Ultimate Fighter Brazil. Former Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva will coach against former Light Heavyweight champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. However, the UFC was quick...

    UFC has announced the coaches for the next Ultimate Fighter Brazil. Former Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva will coach against former Light Heavyweight champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. However, the UFC was quick to note that the coaches will NOT face off after the season plays out. Historically, the coaches would compete sometime after the finale fights. UFC President Dana White said in a press release obtained by Fighters.com, A lot of people were worried we’d never see Anderson Silva back in the UFC....

  • Anderson Silva “I signed for another 15 fights”
    October 27, 2014

    Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva has no problem messing with the media, but he appears to be telling the truth when it comes to his new contract with the UFC. Silva had multiple fights left on his...

    Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva has no problem messing with the media, but he appears to be telling the truth when it comes to his new contract with the UFC. Silva had multiple fights left on his contract, but according to the pound for pound king he has already reupped. Silva announced that while he met with UFC President Dana White in Brazil he signed a new contract that includes 15 fights. Anderson Silva is 39 years old, so many feel he won’t fulfill all 15 fights, but that should tell you...

  • Lorenzo Fertitta Announces Anderson Silva’s Return (video)
    October 14, 2014

    UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is clearly excited that former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva is headed back into the octagon. As reported today on Fighters.com, the UFC held a press conference announcing the...

    UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is clearly excited that former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva is headed back into the octagon. As reported today on Fighters.com, the UFC held a press conference announcing the Spider’s return and prior to the event they played the video below. Fertitta explained what Silva told him when they both spoke and emphasised that Silva still has title aspirations and vowed to get his belt back. Check out the clip, that also includes a nice highlight reel, below. Courtesy of the...

  • Anderson Silva Press Conference (Stream Live At 1:00 PM)
    October 14, 2014

    The last time former UFC Middleweight Champion was in the octagon it ended in one of the most horrific injuries in UFC history. Current Champ Chris Weidman checked a leg kick from Silva that shattered both leg bones...

    The last time former UFC Middleweight Champion was in the octagon it ended in one of the most horrific injuries in UFC history. Current Champ Chris Weidman checked a leg kick from Silva that shattered both leg bones below the knee. The UFC announced that Silva will return to the cage against former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. The bout will take place on January 31, 2015, and today the UFC will have a press conference to announce the fight. You can watch the presser right here on Fighters.com at...

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