Anderson "The Spider" Silva is the former UFC middleweight champion and one of the most dominant strikers the sport has ever seen. A native of Curitiba, Brazil, Anderson Silva models himself after boxer Roy Jones, Jr. He has trained with Chute Boxe and Team Nogueira and holds the record for the most consecutive wins in the UFC, as well as most UFC title defenses. He has also had success at light-heavyweight, including a dominant win over former UFC champion Forrest Griffin. UFC 162 Results: Chris Weidman def. Anderson Silva via KO (punches) at 1:18 of Round 2. UFC 153 Results: Anderson Silva def. Stephan Bonnar via TKO (knee to the body and punches) at 4:40 of Round 1. UFC 148 Results: Anderson Silva def. Chael Sonnen via TKO (knee to the body and punches) at 1:55 of Round 2. UFC 134 Results: Anderson Silva def. Yushin Okami via TKO (punches) at 2:04 of Round 2.
|Place of birth||Sao Paolo, Brazil|