Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Anderson Silva is one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time. The Brazilian fighter, who is a former UFC middleweight champion, holds the record of the longest title reign in the sport. 'The Spider' is one of the veteran fighters of the MMA world and holds many records to his name. Besides MMA, the UFC middleweight GOAT has also dipped his toes in professional boxing.

Anderson Silva: UFC career

Silva made his UFC debut at the UFC Fight Night 5, where he was up against Chris Leben, who was undefeated till that time. 'The Spider' defeated his opponent in the first round of the bout.


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His next fight was against Rich Franklin at UFC 64, where he grabbed the UFC middleweight championship belt and also won the Knockout of the Night Award. He vanquished all challengers for the next seven years until 2013, when he lost his belt against Chris Weidman at UFC 162.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 10: (L-R) Anderson Silva of Brazil kicks Israel Adesanya of New Zealand in their middleweight bout during the UFC 234 at Rod Laver Arena on February 10, 2019 in the Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Silva's last UFC match was against Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Silva, where he lost via TKO. He holds a record of 17-7-0,1NC in his UFC career.

Anderson Silva: Professional Boxing Career

Silva made his professional boxing debut on May 22, 1998, against Osmar Luiz Teixeira, where he lost via RTD. Then, seven years later, 'The Spider' stepped inside the squared circle for the second time. In his second boxing match, he fought against Julio Cesar de Jesus on August 5, 2005, and claimed a magnificent second-round KO victory.

On June 19, 2021, Silva fought a boxing legend in Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., who was stepping into this fight with a stellar professional boxing record of 52-5-1. 'The Spider' shocked the combat sports community and claimed an upset split decision victory over Chavez Jr.

Silva has a magnificent professional boxing record of 2-1. Now, he will go up against the former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz. His bout against Ortiz will serve as the co-main event at the Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort boxing event on September 11, 2021.

Anderson Silva: Fighting Style

The Spider is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the sport's history. With his varied background in fighting, he comes up with techniques and skills that are just out of the box. He is majorly a standup fighter and his strength includes movements and transitions that he has mastered over the years.

Anderson Silva: Achievements

Silva holds a legendary record of 34-11-0(1 NC) in his MMA career. His list of records and achievements is overwhelming. He has also won valuable awards like Most Outstanding Fighter and MMA Most Valuable Fighter (2012) at Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

He has many UFC records to his name, like most wins in middleweight title fights and most knockdowns in UFC history. 'The Spider' is a 3rd-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He also has black belts in judo and taekwondo, and a yellow rope in Capoeira.

Anderson Silva: Endorsements 2021

'The Spider' has had endorsement deals with big brands like Burger King and Nike.

Anderson Silva Net Worth and Salary 2021

Silva has estimated career earnings of $4,357,000 according to Tapology. The total estimated net worth of the fighter is $8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.


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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Anderson 'The Spider' Silva of Brazil (R) and Michael 'The Count' Bisping of England (L) compete in their Middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night held at at Indigo at The O2 Arena on February 27, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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NicknameThe Spider
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, USA
Weight/Division185 lbs / middleweight
MMA Record34-11-0 (1 NC)
Boxing Record2-1
Active MMA Win Streak 0
Active Boxing Win Streak 2
Net Worth $8 million
Endorsements Burger King, Nike
Marital Status/Wife Name Married/Dayane Silva