Date of Birth:
Anderson Silva’s biography begins on April 14, 1975 in Curitiba, Brazil.
Name, organization and training camp:
Team Anderson Silva fight Nogueira. Competing for the UFC, and his nickname is “The Spider”.
Anderson Silva’s childhood:
According to an article published in the fight! Magazine, the poverty-stricken mother of Silva left him and his older brother with his sister’s family in Curitiba, Brazil, when he was four years old. Aunt and uncle Silva, therefore, found support for five children with the salary of a policeman.
Initial training through martial arts
Silva family could not afford expensive lessons in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from the beginning. “When I started Jiu-Jitsu was really a matter of elite in Brazil, and there was some bias towards the poorest children, so I had to learn things on my own,” said the fight! Magazine. “Some of my neighbors started doing Jiu-Jitsu, so I started looking at it, and then began to roll with them. It was not organized training, but better than nothing.”
However, support for Silva’s family found the money to pay for classes in Tae Kwon Do (12 years). Silva moved to Capoeira before settling in Muay Thai 16.
Early in his career in MMA:
Though Silva said he lost his first fight Fabricio Marango, this fight is not on your official record. Officially, Silva lost his first fight in an event Luiz Azeredo Meca World Vale Tudo by the decision. In his next fight within the same organization, he knocked out Jose Barreto after only 1:06 had passed in the first round.
Chute Box Academy and Anderson Silva:
Silva joined the famed Chute Box Academy in Brazil, the field of Wanderlei Silva training, among many others, had been a part. Box parachute was simply impressed with his raw talent. Along with this, he developed a set of reasonable grounds, and while they continued on their way to becoming one of the most feared strikers in the game.
Silva MMA career took a nice twist when he won nine straight fights between 2000-03. Along the way, he defeated the highly regarded Hayato Sakurai by the decision to become the Shooto middleweight champion.
Leaving Chute Box and pride:
Silva was a mediocre 3-2, while fighting for PRIDE Fighting Championships. On the road in 2003, Chute Box split over an argument bitter money. Later, Silva PRIDE heard Chute Box ordered to refrain from giving any fight or he would retire superstar Wanderlei Silva on your computer. It was then that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira offers a helping hand to train with him.
It was a match made in heaven. Silva greatly improved their running game, earning a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2005. Furthermore, the influence of Nogueira cleared much control Chute Box.
To say that a new and improved UFC Anderson Silva came to the June 28, 2006, is an understatement. Silva just destroyed Chris Leben, a tough fighter in his UFC debut after just 49 seconds for the knockout. Then blew the former middleweight champion Rich Franklin UFC out of the water with his Muay Thai dangerous after taking just 2:59 had passed. The next, forced his way back from near defeat to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as Travis Lutter, only to end up presenting it.
In short, an MMA star was born.
Silva long limbs work perfectly with your tip and powerful strikes. He has the big pack all kickboxing punches, kicks, knees, and further to go along with an excellent guard and lethal Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
In the end, Silva is one of the most skilled forwards ever to compete in MMA.
Three of the best knockouts of Anderson Silva:
Anderson Silva KOs Forrest Griffin at UFC 101: Declaration of August 8, 2009 at 3:23 mark of the first round: People wondered if Silva could knock a step above Figher at 205 pounds. Enter Griffin, a man known for toughness. But against Silva, his punches and his jaw seemed less than usual, cementing the legend of the spider further.
Chris Anderson Silva KOs Leben at Ultimate Fight Night 5 on June 28, 2006, in just 49 seconds: Silva’s performance made the world realize two things. First, the jaw of Chris Leben was not impenetrable. Secondly, there was a striking difference between his technique and Leben. This was the debut of Silva in the UFC.
Rich Franklin, Anderson Silva, KO at UFC 64: Unstoppable on October 14th, 2006 at 2:59 mark of the first assault: Before this fight, Franklin thought that the hug would be the sweet spot. Then he and the rest of the world to know that Muay Thai Silva made the whole world over fail in comparison.
Anderson Silva KOs James Irvin at Fight Night 14 on July 19, 2008 at 1:01 mark of the first round: The question was, could still dominate if Silva is up in weight to light heavyweight division? The response after a right hand star fell Irvin was yes.