Found February 26, 2013 on
5'11" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight)
74" reach, Orthodox
July 3, 1976
34-12-1 (1) (UFC: 4-7)
1 straight loss
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
IVC Light Heavyweight Champion: 1999 (no title defenses)
Pride Middleweight Champion: 2001-2007 (four successful title defenses)
Pride 2003 Middleweight Grand Prix Champion
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Wanderlei Silva isn't nostalgic about the early, no-holds-barred days of mixed martial arts.
"We didn't have rules, style or anything," the veteran Brazilian fighter told FOXSports.com "Man, you didn't even have any warning on who you were going to fight. I think that's why there were so many jokes made about the sport and the fighters."
Nothing gets Wandy going like his Techno music.
Wandy Signs Posters In Japan
I Like Wandy’s Chances
Wanderlei is a legend in this sport and it is only fitting that he returns to Japan where he was a super star in Pride. He has a tough challenge ahead of him with Brian Stann. Stann has incredible power in his hands and Silva’s chin has been suspect as of late. No one wants to see the Axe Murderer get knocked out again but that is exactly what Stann will be looking to do...
Check out the latest video blog from Wanderlei Silva as he prepares for his main event fight opposite Brian Stann this Saturday in Japan. Great to see Wandy get a chance to go back and fight in Japan where he was a super star during Pride. This could be a very entertaining fight. However, Silva’s chin has been suspect as of late, most likely having to do with all of the wars...
Check out he full episode of UFC on Fuel TV 8 In Focus featuring both main event fighters Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann. This is a great card top to bottom with an awesome main event and it is free. Both Stann and Silva are loved and respected by the fans for their fighting style as well as their personalities. But when they are in the cage they are both killers which is why...
There weren’t too many upsets last Saturday at UFC 157, but don’t fret because the Octagon comes storming back this weekend with another set of investment options.
UFC on FUEL TV 8 features a light heavyweight scrap between Brian Stann (Pictured) and Wanderlei Silva. “The All-American” is pegged as nearly a 2.5-to-1 odds-on favorite to hand Silva his second straight loss...
The MMA world might still be buzzing over Ronda Rousey’s thrilling big league debut, but let’s not forget the Octagon comes storming back this Saturday in the Land of the Rising Sun.
“UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs. Stann” takes place inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
A light heavyweight shootout between Wanderlei Silva (Pictured) and Brian Stann headlines the festivities...
The Octagon’s torrid three-week run comes to an end this Saturday in Japan. After “UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs. Stann” wraps inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, the planet’s biggest mixed martial arts promotion returns March 16th with the most anticipated welterweight affair in MMA history.
The UFC’s Facebook page kicks off the action this weekend by streaming all six prelims...
This weekend in Saitama, it's time for "The Axe Murderer" to return to the scene of his most famous crimes.
Check out the full episode of Fuel TV 8's in focus below which delves deep into the main event between Wanderlei Silva and "All American" Brian Stann.
The UFC is set to return to Saitama, Japan on Saturday night with a stellar fight card that features a light=heavyweight clash between Brian Stann and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva. The UFC on FUEL TV 8 pre-fight press conference took place earlier today and featured most of the combatants on the main card.
Watch the replay of the conference below:
FUEL TV presents ‘In Focus: Silva vs Stann’, a fascinating in-depth look at the main event of UFC On FUEL TV 8. ‘In Focus’ paints a vivid picture of MMA legend Wanderlei Silva and his opponent, ex-United States Marine Brian Stann. These warriors do battle in the Octagon on Saturday, March 2 at UFC On FUEL TV 8.
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This is an open letter/article to those who love Pride. The people who got a contact high from the
dramatic pre-show pageantry, the sweet scream of Lenne Hardt and the fist pump
worthy Pride theme song, that blared as the fighters made their way for
introductions before the event even started.
If you stayed up into the wee hours of the night in...
All the major players participating in Saturday’s “UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs Stann” extravaganza will be hitting the podium today in Japan.
Stream Wednesday’s pre-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Wanderlei Silva (Pictured), Brian Stann, Stefan Struve, Mark Hunt and the card’s other notable stars are expected to attend the...
The UFC will hold their traditional pre-fight press conference today for UFC on FUEL TV 8 in Tokyo.
Expected to be in attendance are Brian Stann, Wanderlei Silva, Mark Hunt, Stefan Struve and others.
The video stream is expected to begin at 6pm PT/9pm ET.
Courtesy of UFC.com.
(You can watch on either player below.)
It’s been an intense stretch of events for the Ultimate Fighting Championships. February saw super fights (Aldo vs. Edgar), championship scraps (Barao vs. McDonald) and historic firsts (Rousey vs. Carmouche).
March doesn’t appear to be slowing any, as the world’s largest promotion brings their brand of combat sports back to Japan. “The Axe Murderer” Wanderlei Silva will...