MMA Pound for Pound champion Wanderlei Silva

wanderlei-silvaWanderlei Silva is ranked at number 6th in MMA Pound for Pound fighters Ranking. Wanderlei Silva was born in July 3, 1976 in Brazil. Wanderlei Silva also known as The Axe Murderer. Wanderlei Silva Weight is 84 KG and his hight is 5 ft and 11 inch. Wanderlei Silva participated in 45 MMA fights and win total 33 and loss 12 fights. Wanderlei Silva team name is Wand Fight.

Silva’s first professional match was on November 1, 1996, in the Brazilian Vale Tudo Fighting organization (BVF), where he knocked out Dilson Filho with punches at BVF 6. He fought in one other match in BVF, BVF 10 on July 1, 1997, against Marcelao, who submitted due to a shoulder injury.

Championships and awards

International Vale Tudo Championships
IVC Light Heavyweight Championship

Pride FC
Pride Middleweight Championship (2001-2007)
2003 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix Tournament Winner

Ultimate Fighting Championship
Fight of the Night Honors
Knockout of the Night Honors

Wrestling Observer Newsletter
2001 Feud of the Year (vs Kazushi Sakuraba)
2001 Shootfighter of the Year
2003 Shootmatch of the Year (vs Hidehiko Yoshida)
2004 Shootfighter of the Year
2004 Shootmatch of the Year (vs Quinton Jackson)

2004 Fighter of the Year