Anderson Silva (born April 14, 1975) is a Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Champion. Silva held the longest title streak in UFC history, which ended in 2013 after 2,457 days, with 16 consecutive wins and 10 title defenses after being defeated by Chris Weidman. Silva has 13 post-fight bonuses, and UFC president Dana White and several MMA media outlets have called Silva the greatest mixed martial artist of all time. He is currently ranked as the #6 contender in official UFC middleweight rankings.
The former middleweight champion has done it all in the sport, with a very long list of titles and accomplishments on his resume. Silva was the former UFC middleweight champion, MECA Champion, Cage Rage champion. He’s also fought in legendary promotions like Pride FC, and Shooto, along with being a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt.