Wanderlei Silva "The Axe Murderer"

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Pro Record: 36-12-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Wand Fight Team Academy
Age: 38
Sex: Male
Height: 5 Feet. 11 Inch(es).
Weight: 203 lbs.
Out of: Las Vegas, NV
Born: Curitiba, Parana
Wanderlei Silva is a Brazilian mixed martial artist, specializing in Muay Thai and having a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is the former IVC Light Heavyweight Champion, the former PRIDE Middleweight Champion, and the PRIDE 2003 Middleweight Grand Prix Champion. Silva earned the nickname "The Axe Murderer" for his extremely aggressive fighting style; the majority of his fights have either ended in a knockout or referee stoppage due to his strikes. Throughout his career, Silva has trained with Chute Boxe Academy in Brazil, and, since moving to the United States in 2007, he has trained at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas. He currently trains in Brazil, with former Chute Boxe teammate Mauricio Rua, and in Las Vegas, at his newly opened Wand Fight Team Academy. On August 17, 2007, the UFC announced that they had signed Silva to compete in the organization.

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Wanderlei Silva's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
03/02/2013 Win Brian Stann UFC on Fuel 8 Japan: Silva vs Stann KO 2 4:08
06/23/2012 Loss Rich Franklin UFC 147: Silva vs Franklin II Decision Unanimous Decision 5
11/19/2011 Win Cung Le UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson TKO/RSC 2 4:49
07/02/2011 Loss Chris Leben UFC 132: Cruz vs.Faber TKO/RSC 1 0:27
02/20/2010 Win Michael Bisping UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez Decision Unanimous Decision 3
06/13/2009 Loss Rich Franklin UFC 99: The Comeback Decision Unanimous Decision 3
12/27/2008 Loss Quinton Jackson UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008 TKO/RSC 1 3:21
05/24/2008 Win Keith Jardine UFC 84: Ill Will TKO/RSC 1 0:36
12/29/2007 Loss Chuck Liddell UFC 79: Nemesis Decision Unanimous Decision 3
02/24/2007 Loss Dan Henderson Pride 33: Second Coming TKO/RSC 3 2:08 Title Fight
NSF 09/10/2006 Loss Mirko Cro Cop Pride: Final Conflict Absolute 2006 KO Head Kick 1 5:22
NSF 07/01/2006 Win Kazuyuki Fujita Pride: Critical Countdown Absolute 2006 TKO/RSC Corner Threw in the Towel 1 9:21
NSF 06/08/2006 Win Claudemir Souza Rinos FC 2 Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 0:00
NSF 12/31/2005 Win Ricardo Arona Pride: Shock Wave 2005 Decision Split Decision 3 Title Fight
NSF 08/28/2005 Loss Ricardo Arona Pride: Final Conflict 2005 Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 06/26/2005 Win Kazuhiro Nakamura Pride: Critical Countdown 2005 TKO/RSC Strikes 1 5:24
NSF 04/23/2005 Win Hidehiko Yoshida Pride: Total Elimination 2005 Decision Split Decision 3
NSF 12/31/2004 Loss Mark Hunt Pride: Shock Wave 2004 Decision Split Decision 3
NSF 10/31/2004 Win Quinton Jackson Pride 28: High Octane KO 2 3:26 Title Fight Video
NSF 08/15/2004 Win Yuki Kondo Pride: Final Conflict 2004 KO 1 2:46
NSF 02/15/2004 Win Ikuhisa Minowa Pride: Bushido 2 KO Punches 1 1:09
NSF 11/09/2003 Win Hidehiko Yoshida Pride: Final Conflict 2003 Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 11/09/2003 Win Quinton Jackson Pride: Final Conflict 2003 TKO/RSC Knees 1 6:28
NSF 08/10/2003 Win Kazushi Sakuraba Pride: Total Elimination 2003 KO Punch 1
NSF 11/24/2002 Win Hiromitsu Kanehara Pride 23: Championship Chaos 2 TKO/RSC 1 3:40 Title Fight
NSF 08/28/2002 Win Tatsuya Iwasaki Pride: Shock Wave TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 1:16
NSF 04/28/2002 Draw Mirko Cro Cop Pride 20: Armed and Ready 5 3:00
NSF 02/24/2002 Win Kiyoshi Tamura Pride 19: Bad Blood TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage 2 2:28 Title Fight
NSF 12/23/2001 Win Alexander Otsuka Pride 18: Cold Fury 2 TKO/RSC Doctor Stoppage 3 2:22
NSF 11/03/2001 Win Kazushi Sakuraba Pride 17: Championship Chaos TKO/RSC 1 Title Fight
NSF 05/27/2001 Win Shungo Oyama Pride 14: Clash of the Titans TKO/RSC Strikes 1 0:30
NSF 03/25/2001 Win Kazushi Sakuraba Pride 13: Collision Course TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Knees and Stomp 1 1:38
NSF 12/23/2000 Win Dan Henderson Pride 12: Cold Fury Decision 2
NSF 10/31/2000 NC Gilbert Yvel Pride 11: Battle of the Rising Sun 1 0:21
NSF 08/27/2000 Win Guy Mezger Pride 10: Return of the Warriors KO Punches 1 3:45
NSF 08/12/2000 Win Todd Medina Meca Vale Tudo 2 KO Punch 1
NSF 04/14/2000 Loss Tito Ortiz UFC 25: Ultimate Japan 3 Decision Unanimous Decision 5 Title Fight
NSF 01/30/2000 Win Bob Schrijber Pride: Grand Prix 2000 Opening Round Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 2:42
NSF 11/21/1999 Win Daijiro Matsui Pride 8 Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 09/12/1999 Win Carl Malenko Pride 7 Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 05/07/1999 Win Tony Paterra UFC 20: Battle for the Gold KO Knee 1 2:53
NSF 04/28/1999 Win Eugene Jackson International Vale Tudo Championship 10: World Class Champions Submission Punches 1 0:31
NSF 01/20/1999 Win Adrian Serrano International Vale Tudo Championship 9: The Revenge KO Punches and Kick 1 0:29
NSF 10/16/1998 Loss Vitor Belfort UFC: Ultimate Brazil TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 0:44
NSF 08/23/1998 Win Mike Van Arsdale International Vale Tudo Championship 6: The Challenge KO Punches and Kick 1 4:00
NSF 09/14/1997 Win Sean Bormet International Vale Tudo Championship 2: A Question of Pride KO Kick 1 1:16
NSF 09/14/1997 Win Egidio de Costa International Vale Tudo Championship 2: A Question of Pride Submission Punches 1 2:27
NSF 09/14/1997 Loss Artur Mariano International Vale Tudo Championship 2: A Question of Pride TKO/RSC Doctor Stoppage from a Cut 1 13:10
NSF 07/01/1997 Win Marcelao Brazilian Vale Tudo 7 Submission Vebal Submission from a Shoulder Injury 1 0:19
NSF 11/01/1996 Win Dilson Filho Brazilian Vale Tudo 6 KO 1 3:36
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest


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