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Wanderlei Silva Net Worth

Wanderlei Silva Net Worth is
$16 Million

Wanderlei Silva Bio/Wiki 2018

Wanderlei Silva has an estimated net worth of $16 million that he made as a mixed martial artist. Born in Curitiba, Brazil on July 3, 1976, Wanderlei grew up in street brawling that resulted to his competitive style. This is later on refined using the elements of Muay Thai and kickboxing. His style includes participating opponents with punches and knees in the Muay Thai clinch. Despite his aggressiveness, nonetheless, he’s proven to show respect and a feeling of sportsmanship every time his fight is over.

Wanderlei Silva Net Worth $16 Million

Silva holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is a Muay Thai specialist. He holds the record for the most amount of wins, knockouts, title shields and longest winning streak in Japan’s PRIDE history to get a career that spanned over fifteen years. He is former IVC Light Heavyweight Champion, former PRIDE Middleweight Champion and also the 2003 PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix Tournament Winner. He is also raking it as an endorser in Japan where’s very popular.

Wanderlei Silva has trained under famous fighters such as Rudimar Fedrigo, Cristiano Marcello and Rafael Cordeiro. He opened his own training center own training center known as The Wand Fight Team Training and Conditioning Center in Las Vegas, Nevada after he moved to the United States in 2007. In the later 2010 and early 2011, Wanderlei was compelled to take some time off from fighting due to a number of injuries and operations. After his healing, he went back to fighting but lost his first match. There were rumors about his retirement but he won his second fight and his plans continued.

Full NameWanderlei Silva
Net Worth$16 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 3, 1976
Place Of BirthCuritiba, Paraná, Brazil
Height5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Weight185 lbs (83.9 kg)
ProfessionActor, Mixed Martial Artist
SpouseTea Silva (m. 2002)
ChildrenThor Silva, Rafaela Silva
ParentsHolando da Silva
NicknamesThe Axe Murderer, Wanderlei César da Silva, Vanderlei Silva
Movies, The Ultimate Fighter
TV ShowsThe Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, UFC 99: The Comeback
1Lost to K1 veteran Mark Hunt at Pride Shockwave 2004 by split decision.
2Despite fighting him three times, he is a huge admirer of Pro-Wrestling legend Kazushi Sakuraba.
3Has a son named Thor.
4MMA legend, and former Chute-Boxe member, José "Pelé" Landi-Jons helped him masters his now-infamous techniques of Muay Thai clinch and stomping.
5Is a black-belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
6Is a big fan of soccer legends Pelé and Rivaldo.
7Trains with Chute-Boxe academy in Curitiba, south of Brazil, under Rafael Cordeiro and Rudimar Fedrigo.
8Is the undisputed Pride FC Middleweight Champion since 2001, and Pride Middleweight Gran Prix 2003 Champion.
9Fox shows an edited version of his fights to the american audience due to the excess of violence.
10Fought 30 times in the last six years, achieving the mark of 20 knockouts.
11Favorite moves are "soccer kicks" and stomps against a downed opponent.


Kickboxer: Retaliation2017post-production
Here Comes the Boom2012Wanderlei Silva
Nagurimono2005as Vandarei Shiuba


Bellator MMA Live2016TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Red Herring2015/IHimself
World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez2014TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Estrelas2014TV SeriesHimself
Caldeirão do Huck2013TV SeriesHimself
UFC on Fox2013TV SeriesHimself
Altas Horas2012TV SeriesHimself
Lendas do UFC2012TV Series documentary
Fighters Only Mixed Martial Arts Awards IV2011TV SpecialHimself
UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson2011TV MovieHimself
MMAthletics2011TV SeriesHimself
UFC 132: Cruz vs. Faber2011TV MovieHimself
MMA H.E.A.T.2010TV SeriesHimself
Fighters Only Mixed Martial Arts Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
FightZone Presents2007-2010TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee / Himself - Fighter
UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez2010TV SpecialHimself
MMA Worldwide2009TV Series documentary
UFC 99: The Comeback2009TV SpecialHimself
Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
UFC 92: The Ultimate 20082008TV SpecialHimself
UFC Unleashed2008TV Series
UFC 84: Ill Will2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC 79: Nemesis2007TV SpecialHimself
Pride 33: The Second Coming2007TV MovieHimself
Pride Final Conflict Absolute2006TV MovieHimself
UFC 61: Bitter Rivals2006TV SpecialHimself
Pride Critical Countdown Absolute2006TV MovieHimself
Pride Shockwave 20052005TV MovieHimself
Pride Final Conflict2005TV MovieHimself
Pride Critical Countdown 20052005TV MovieHimself
Pride Total Elimination 20052005TV MovieHimself
Pride Shockwave 20042004TV MovieHimself
Pride 28: High Octane2004TV MovieHimself
Pride Final Conflict2004TV MovieHimself
Pride Final Conflict2003TV MovieHimself
Pride Total Elimination2003TV MovieHimself
Pride 23: Championship Chaos2002TV MovieHimself
Dynamite!2002TV MovieHimself
Pride 20: Armed and Ready2002TV MovieHimself
Pride 19: Bad Blood2002TV MovieHimself
Pride 18: Cold Fury 22001TV MovieHimself
Pride 17: Championship Chaos2001TV MovieHimself
Pride 14: Clash of the Titans2001TV MovieHimself
Pride 13: Collision Course2001TV MovieHimself
Pride 12: Cold Fury2000TV MovieHimself
Pride 11: Battle of the Rising Sun2000TV MovieHimself
Pride 10: Return of the Warriors2000TV MovieHimself
UFC 25: Ultimate Japan 32000TV SpecialHimself
Pride Grand Prix Opening Round2000TV MovieHimself
Pride 81999TV MovieHimself
Pride 71999TV MovieHimself
UFC 20: Battle for the Gold1999TV SpecialHimself
UFC: Ultimate Brazil1999TV SpecialHimself

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UFC Unleashed2010TV SeriesHimself
UFC Hits: Volume 22000VideoHimself

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