Anderson da Silva born April 14, 1975) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. He is the current UFC Middleweight Champion as well as the promotion’s longest reigning champion. With 13 consecutive wins, Silva holds the longest active winning streak in the UFC and the record for the longest winning streak in UFC history. Silva holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira.
Silva is currently ranked as the number one Middleweight in the world by multiple MMA publications; Sherdog and Yahoo! rank Silva as the #2 pound-for-pound fighter in the world. The UFC considers him as the “P4P King” and the greatest fighter in the world as of UFC 126 Since 2006 he has been the UFC Middleweight Champion, and he is also the last Cage Rage Middleweight Champion and former Shooto Middleweight Champion. Besides the UFC and Cage Rage, Silva has fought for a number of other MMA promotions including the Pride Fighting Championships, Shooto and Rumble on the Rock.
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