|Nickname The Axe Murderer||Birthdate 7/3/1976|
|Height / Weight 5'11" - 185||Place of Birth Curitiba, Brazil|
UFC 139: Wanderlei Silva defeats Cung Le by knockout at 4:29 of round 3.
Wanderlei Silva is one of the true legends of MMA. A former member of Brazil's famed Chute Boxe Academy, "The Axe Murderer" was the first PRIDE middleweight champion, holding that belt for 6 years. His fights with Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Kazushi Sakuraba are legendary, and his bout with Chuck Liddell was voted the second best fight in UFC history in 2009.