Watch Anderson Silva’s Greatest Hits Ahead of Likely, Final UFC Fight
In advance of what likely will be Anderson Silva's final, UFC appearance, the promotion's shared out the legend's greatest moments to date.
It remains to be seen if we see Anderson Silva fight again, following his bout today at UFC Vegas 12. So, it seems like a good time to watch the legend’s finest moments in the cage and or ring.
Silva’s ‘Fighter Timeline’
Recently the UFC shared out the video below, which includes many of Silva’s greatest and most historic moments. Before the Brazilian star made his way to the UFC, Silva had already won titles with Shooto and Cage Rage.
The dynamic striker had also scored some memorable wins while fighting for PRIDE.
After joining the UFC in 2006, however, Silva went on to establish himself as one of the all-time greats. The now 45-year-old fighter won the UFC’s middleweight title that same year by taking out Rich Franklin, and proceeded to defend it an awe-inspiring, 10 times.
More recently, there’s been extensive debate about whether today will mark the end of Silva’s career. The legend has said it’s likely his final UFC bout, but he’s also reported he still has the desire to keep competing.
UFC Vegas 12
Here is the complete line-up for today’s event, which will see Silva take on Uriah Hall in the headliner.
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UFC Fight Night Main Card on ESPN+ (7 p.m. ET):
185 lbs.: Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall
145 lbs.: Andre Fili vs. Bryce Mitchell
185 lbs.: Kevin Holland vs. Charlie Ontiveros
265 lbs.: Maurice Greene vs. Greg Hardy
155 lbs.: Bobby Green vs. Thiago Moises
UFC Fight Night Main Card on ESPN+ (4 p.m. ET):
155 lbs.: Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Alexander Hernandez
135 lbs.: Adrian Yanez vs. Victor Rodriguez
185 lbs.: Sean Strickland vs. Jack Marshman
170 lbs.: Cole Williams vs. Jason Witt
205 lbs.: Dustin Jacoby vs. Justin Ledet
135 lbs.: Miles Johns vs. Kevin Natividad
Line-up via MMA Mania.