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Wanderlei Silva By the Numbers

20Age at which Wanderlei Silva began fighting professionally36Current age1998Year in which he made his UFC debut48Total number of career fights2Missing word from this quote by UFC on FUEL TV 8 opponent Brian Stann about Wanderlei: He’s done more for this sport in any ___ years of his career than I’ll ever do.34Total number of career wins26Wins via KO, TKO or tapout due to strikes26Combined wins in PRIDE and UFC, the most of any fighter1 Wins via submission to something other than strikes6:32:33Total combined UFC and PRIDE fight time, more than any other fighter 36Time, in seconds, it took for Silva to knock out Keith Jardine at UFC 843Number of fights he’s won in 30 seconds or less1Number of sons named Thor25Knockdowns in UFC/PRIDE competition, more than any other fighter1,940Number of days “The Axe Murderer” held the PRIDE middleweight title4Number of UFC Fight of the Night bonuses – Fight of the Night vs. Rich Franklin at UFC 147 and UFC 99, Knockout of the Night vs. Jardine at UFC 94 and Fight of the Night vs. Liddell at UFC 791Number of amazing tribal head tattoos1002Significant strikes landed in UFC/PRIDE fights, the third most of any fighter (behind Georges St-Pierre and Quinton Jackson)4Number of successful/consecutive PRIDE middleweight title defenses356,000+Number of Twitter followers of @wandfc18Consecutive wins in PRIDE, the most in the organization’s history3Number of career losses Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has by KO/TKO2Number of those losses that were to Silva — both TKOs via knees0Losses by submission28Total number of fights in Japan prior to this week6Years between Silva’s fight this weekend and his previous fight in Japan12Years between Silva‘s UFC 147 main event against Franklin in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and his previous fight in Brazil750,000+Combined views on Youtube of Silva and Mark Coleman‘s unbelievable Japanese shaving cream commercial2005Year Silva made his acting debut, which was in PRIDE’s movie “Nagurimono: Love & Kill, in which he played a character named Vandarei Shiuba

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