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Wanderlei Silva Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 35-14-1 NC(1)

Silva's aggressive style is rooted in street brawling, refined with elements of Muay Thai and kickboxing which he began learning at the age of 13 in Chute Boxe Academy in his hometown Curitiba. As a late teen he joined the Brazilian army and was quickly recognized for his fighting talents and rose up in the ranks. There he was asked to join Vale Tudo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu school. Silva enlisted after already winning fight tournaments in his age group in Brazil. Silva would develop scar tissue around his eyes from fighting in bare-knuckle vale tudo.

Last Fight: Quinton Jackson
Age: 46
Height 5'10"
Weight 185 lbs
Nick Name: "The Axe Murderer"
Nationality: Brazil
Association: Wand Fight Team
35 Wins
KO / TKO
27
77%
Submission
3
8%
Decisions
7
20%
14 Losses
KO / TKO
7
50%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
7
50%

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Residence Curitiba, Brazil
Reach 74 in (188 cm)
Team Chute Boxe Academy (1996–2007) Wand Fight Team (2007–present) Kings MMA (2011–2018) Evolução Thai Brasil (2018–present)
Trainer Rudimar Fedrigo Cristiano Marcello André Amado
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black prajiad in Muay Thai
Years active 1996–2013, 2017–present

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Wanderlei Silva next fight?
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Wanderlei Silva last fight?
Wanderlei Silva lost his last fight against Quinton Jackson by TKO (Punches) on Sep. 29, 2018 at Bellator 206 - Mousasi vs. MacDonald.
Is Wanderlei Silva retired?
Wanderlei Silva last fought Quinton Jackson 4 years 2 months and 10 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Wanderlei Silva?
Wanderlei Silva has a 71% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 55% of his fights.
Out of the 9 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -134 favorite, and out of 5 favored matches, he has won 40% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 4 matches, with a win rate of 0% and an odds average of +137.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 9 of Wanderlei Silva betting fights, you would have lost $545.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have made $383.
Where is Wanderlei Silva from?
Wanderlei Silva is from Curitiba, Parana, Brazil.
Has Wanderlei Silva ever been knocked out?
Wanderlei Silva has lost 7 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Quinton Jackson on Sep. 29, 2018 at Bellator 206 - Mousasi vs. MacDonald
How long has Wanderlei Silva been fighting?
Wanderlei Silva has been fighting for a period of 21 years 9 months and 28 days, his first fight was on Nov. 01, 1996 at BVF 6 - Campeonato Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 1. He has accumalated roughly 6 hours, 45 minutes and 27 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Quinton Jackson Bellator 206 - Mousasi vs. MacDonald
Sep/29/2018
TKO (Punches) Mike Beltran 2 4:32
loss Chael Sonnen Bellator 180 - Sonnen vs. Silva
Jun/24/2017
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Brian Stann UFC on Fuel TV 8 - Silva vs. Stann
Mar/03/2013
KO (Punches) Marc Goddard 2 4:08
loss Rich Franklin UFC 147 - Silva vs. Franklin 2
Jun/23/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 5 5:00
win Cung Le UFC 139 - Shogun vs. Henderson
Nov/19/2011
TKO (Knees and Punches) Dan Stell 2 4:49
loss Chris Leben UFC 132 - Cruz vs. Faber 2
Jul/02/2011
KO (Punches) Josh Rosenthal 1 0:27
win Michael Bisping UFC 110 - Nogueira vs. Velasquez
Feb/20/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
loss Rich Franklin UFC 99 - The Comeback
Jun/13/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
loss Quinton Jackson UFC 92 - The Ultimate 2008
Dec/27/2008
KO (Punch) Yves Lavigne 1 3:21
win Keith Jardine UFC 84 - Ill Will
May/24/2008
KO (Punches) Steve Mazzagatti 1 0:36
loss Chuck Liddell UFC 79 - Nemesis
Dec/29/2007
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
loss Dan Henderson Pride 33 - Second Coming
Feb/24/2007
KO (Punches) Yuji Shimada 3 2:08
loss Mirko Filipovic Pride FC - Final Conflict Absolute
Sep/10/2006
KO (Head Kick) Yuji Shimada 1 5:22
win Kazuyuki Fujita Pride FC - Critical Countdown Absolute
Jul/01/2006
TKO (Punches and Soccer Kicks) Yuji Shimada 1 9:21
win Ricardo Arona Pride FC - Shockwave 2005
Dec/31/2005
Decision (Split) Daisuke Noguchi 3 5:00
loss Ricardo Arona Pride FC - Final Conflict 2005
Aug/28/2005
Decision (Unanimous) Daisuke Noguchi 2 5:00
win Kazuhiro Nakamura Pride FC - Critical Countdown 2005
Jun/26/2005
TKO (Punches) Yuji Shimada 1 5:24
win Hidehiko Yoshida Pride FC - Total Elimination 2005
Apr/23/2005
Decision (Split) Yuji Shimada 3 5:00
loss Mark Hunt Pride FC - Shockwave 2004
Dec/31/2004
Decision (Split) Yuji Shimada 3 5:00
win Quinton Jackson Pride 28 - High Octane
Oct/31/2004
KO (Knees) Yuji Shimada 2 3:26
win Yuki Kondo Pride FC - Final Conflict 2004
Aug/15/2004
KO (Stomps) Minoru Toyonaga 1 2:46
win Ikuhisa Minowa Pride - Bushido 2
Feb/15/2004
KO (Punches) Yuji Shimada 1 1:09
win Quinton Jackson Pride FC - Final Conflict 2003
Nov/09/2003
TKO (Knees) Yuji Shimada 1 6:28
win Hidehiko Yoshida Pride FC - Final Conflict 2003
Nov/09/2003
Decision (Unanimous) Yuji Shimada 2 5:00
win Kazushi Sakuraba Pride FC - Total Elimination 2003
Aug/10/2003
KO (Punch) Yuji Shimada 1 5:01
win Hiromitsu Kanehara Pride 23 - Championship Chaos 2
Nov/24/2002
TKO (Corner Stoppage) Yuji Shimada 1 3:31
win Tatsuya Iwasaki Pride FC - Shockwave
Aug/28/2002
TKO (Head Kick and Punches) Yuji Shimada 1 1:16
draw Mirko Filipovic Pride 20 - Armed and Ready
Apr/28/2002
Draw (Time Limit) Yuji Shimada 5 3:00
win Kiyoshi Tamura Pride 19 - Bad Blood
Feb/24/2002
KO (Punch) Yuji Shimada 2 2:28
win Alexander Otsuka Pride 18 - Cold Fury 2
Dec/23/2001
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Yuji Shimada 3 2:22
win Kazushi Sakuraba Pride 17 - Championship Chaos
Nov/03/2001
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Yuji Shimada 1 10:00
win Shungo Oyama Pride 14 - Clash of the Titans
May/27/2001
TKO (Punches) Yuji Shimada 1 0:30
win Kazushi Sakuraba Pride 13 - Collision Course
Mar/25/2001
TKO (Knees and Soccer Kicks) Yuji Shimada 1 1:38
win Dan Henderson Pride 12 - Cold Fury
Dec/23/2000
Decision (Unanimous) Akira Okabayashi 2 10:00
NC Gilbert Yvel Pride 11 - Battle of the Rising Sun
Oct/31/2000
No Contest (Yvel Kicked in Groin) Akira Okabayashi 1 0:21
win Guy Mezger Pride 10 - Return of the Warriors
Aug/27/2000
KO (Punches) Keiji Shiozaki 1 3:40
win Todd Medina Meca 2 - Meca World Vale Tudo 2
Aug/12/2000
KO (Knees) 1 0:39
loss Tito Ortiz UFC 25 - Ultimate Japan 3
Apr/14/2000
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Bob Schrijber Pride FC - Pride Grand Prix 2000: Opening Round
Jan/30/2000
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Yuichi Watanabe 1 2:42
win Daijiro Matsui Pride FC - Pride 8
Nov/21/1999
Decision (Unanimous) Akira Okabayashi 2 10:00
win Carl Ognibene Pride FC - Pride 7
Sep/12/1999
Decision (Unanimous) Keiji Shiozaki 2 10:00
win Tony Petarra UFC 20 - Battle for the Gold
May/07/1999
KO (Knee) Mario Yamasaki 1 2:53
win Eugene Jackson IVC 10 - World Class Champions
Apr/27/1999
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 0:32
win Adrian Serrano IVC 9 - The Revenge
Jan/20/1999
KO (Punches and Kick) 1 0:22
loss Vitor Belfort UFC 17.5 - Ultimate Brazil
Oct/16/1998
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 0:44
win Mike Van Arsdale IVC 6 - The Challenge
Aug/23/1998
KO (Punch and Kick) 1 4:00
loss Artur Mariano IVC 2 - A Question of Pride
Sep/15/1997
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 13:10
win Egidio Amaro da Costa IVC 2 - A Question of Pride
Sep/15/1997
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 2:27
win Sean Bormet IVC 2 - A Question of Pride
Sep/15/1997
KO (Kick) 1 1:19
win Marcelo Barbosa BVF 10 - Brazilian Vale Tudo Fighting 10
Jul/01/1997
TKO (Shoulder Injury) 1 0:20
win Dilson Filho BVF 6 - Campeonato Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 1
Nov/01/1996
KO (Punch) 1 3:35