Anderson
Silva
33-6-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 37 fights.
Record: 33-6-0
Summary: Very Well Rounded - Phenomenal Striker

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Spider
From: Curitiba Brazil
Fights Out Of: Curitiba Brazil
Age: 39
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
740
67% Successful
497
Types of Successful Strikes
0
497
53% Standing
20%
27%
265
97
135
Striking Defense
62
%
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
79
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Anderson Silva
UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz
Jan 31, 2015
-- -- -- -- --
Nick Diaz -- -- -- --
Chris Weidman Dec 28, 2013
20 1 1 0 R2 KO/TKO
Anderson Silva 8 0 0 0
Anderson Silva Jul 6, 2013
14 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Chris Weidman 16 1 2 1
Win
Anderson Silva Oct 13, 2012
19 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Stephan Bonnar 12 0 0 0
Anderson Silva Jul 7, 2012
15 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Chael Sonnen 22 1 0 2
Anderson Silva Aug 27, 2011
43 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Yushin Okami 16 0 0 0
Anderson Silva Feb 5, 2011
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Vitor Belfort 6 0 0 0
Anderson Silva Aug 7, 2010
29 1 3 1 R5 Submission
Chael Sonnen 89 3 1 6
Anderson Silva Apr 10, 2010
61 0 0 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Demian Maia 10 0 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva Aug 8, 2009
13 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Forrest Griffin 3 0 0 0
Anderson Silva Apr 18, 2009
94 0 0 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Thales Leites 10 1 0 1
Anderson Silva Oct 25, 2008
29 1 0 0 R3 KO/TKO
Patrick Cote 16 0 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva Jul 19, 2008
13 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
James Irvin 0 0 0 0
Anderson Silva Mar 1, 2008
47 0 1 2 R2 Submission
Dan Henderson 20 1 0 2
Anderson Silva Oct 20, 2007
39 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Rich Franklin 22 1 0 0
Anderson Silva Jul 7, 2007
10 1 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Nate Marquardt 3 1 0 1
Win
Anderson Silva Feb 3, 2007
9 0 2 0 R2 Submission
Travis Lutter 8 3 0 2
Anderson Silva Oct 14, 2006
31 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Rich Franklin 10 0 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva Jun 28, 2006
17 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Chris Leben 1 0 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva
Cage Rage 16: Critical Condition
Apr 22, 2006
20 1 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Anthony Fryklund 5 0 0 0
Loss
Yushin Okami
ROTR 8
Jan 20, 2006
0 1 0 0 R1 DQ
Anderson Silva 16 0 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva
Cage Rage 14: Punishment
Dec 3, 2005
13 1 1 2 R1 KO/TKO
Curtis Stout 3 0 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva
Cage Rage 11: Face Off
Apr 30, 2005
49 1 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
Jorge Rivera 16 0 0 0
Loss
Ryo Chonan
PRIDE Shockwave 2004
Dec 31, 2004
43 2 1 0 R3 Submission
Anderson Silva 44 3 2 1
Win
Anderson Silva
Cage Rage 8: Knights of the Octagon
Sep 11, 2004
53 3 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Lee Murray 6 1 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva
Gladiator FC - Day 2
Jun 27, 2004
70 0 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jeremy Horn 23 4 0 0
Loss
Daiju Takase
PRIDE 26: Bad to the Bone
Jun 8, 2003
4 1 2 3 R1 Submission
Anderson Silva 5 0 1 0
Win
Anderson Silva
PRIDE 25: Body Blow
Mar 16, 2003
10 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Carlos Newton 10 1 0 2
Win
Anderson Silva
PRIDE 22: Beasts from the East 2
Sep 29, 2002
10 0 10 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Alexander Otsuka 14 4 1 2
Win
Anderson Silva
PRIDE 21: Demolition
Jun 23, 2002
6 0 0 0 R1 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Alex Steibling 4 1 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva
Meca 6
Jan 31, 2002
23 0 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Roan Carneiro 3 1 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva
Shooto - To the Top 7
Aug 26, 2001
52 1 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Hayato Sakurai 10 2 0 1
Win
Anderson Silva
Meca 5
Jun 9, 2001
21 0 0 2 R1 Submission
Israel Albuquerque 2 0 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva
Shooto - To the Top 2
Mar 2, 2001
11 0 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Tetsuji Kato 8 3 1 1
Win
Anderson Silva
Meca 4
Dec 16, 2000
47 1 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Claudionor Fontinelle 12 0 0 0
Win
Anderson Silva
Meca 2
Aug 12, 2000
12 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Jose Barreto 0 0 0 0
Loss
Luiz Azeredo
Meca 1
May 27, 2000
22 0 1 0 R2 Decision
Anderson Silva 25 2 0 3

Biography

TRAINING: I do my technique training and sparring on alternate days in the mornings at Black House.  My strength and conditioning training is 3 times per week with Todd Norman at the Cutting Edge.


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.
  • Considered to be the best fighter in the world, pound for pound

 

  • Won KO of the Night against Franklin and Griffin. Won Submission of the Night against Henderson and Sonnen. Won Fight of the Night against Henderson, Griffin, and Sonnen.

 

  • Has made a record seven title defenses

 

  • 2-0 in the UFC at light heavyweight.

 

  • Set new record for most consecutive UFC wins (nine) with win over Leites, surpassing Royce Gracie and Jon Fitch. Record now stands at 12.

 

  • Decision win over Leites was his first time going to a decision since a 2004 win over Lee Murray.

 

  • Riding a 13 fight winning streak, with all but two wins coming by TKO, KO, or submission.  Has not lost since January of 2006.

 

  • Before entering the UFC, scored wins over UFC vets Hayato Sakurai, Roan Carneiro, Alex Stiebling, Carlos Newton, Jeremy Horn, Lee Murray, Jorge Rivera, Curtis Stout, and Tony Fryklund.  The only past, present, or future UFC fighters Silva faced and didn’t beat were Yushin Okami (LDQ1) and Ryo Chonan (Lsub3).

 

  • Has only gone past the second round four times in his UFC career (against Sonnen, Maia, Leites and Cote)

 

Career

Trained With

Minotauro Nogueira
Minotauro Nogueira
34-9-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Lyoto Machida
Lyoto Machida
21-5-0
( W-L-D )
Junior Dos Santos
Junior Dos Santos
17-3-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Yushin Okami
Yushin Okami
30-8-0
( W-L-D )
Chael Sonnen
Chael Sonnen
29-14-1
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Chael Sonnen UFC® 117 SILVA vs SONNEN
Win
Chael Sonnen UFC® 117 SILVA vs SONNEN

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