Is it time to say goodbye to greatest middleweight in mix martial arts history? Anderson Silva lost this past weekend at UFC 237 in Brazil vs Jared Cannonier via a nasty leg strike! Anderson the “Spider” Silva was the Most dominated middleweight in the history of the sport. At UFC 153 Anderson beat Stephan Bonnar to keep his 17 fight win streak alive and was looked as the greatest mix martial artist of all time. His dominance of the UFC middleweight division will go down in UFC history. Anderson’s striking was marvelous and dangerous all at the same time. He beat all comers in the middleweight division and also went up to light heavyweight just to make a point to the UFC Universe that he was unbeatable. Since his 17 fight win streak, the Spider has one win, 6 loses, 1 no contest, a USADA suspension and numerous of major leg injuries. Only Anderson Silva knows where his head is at and what drives him to keep entering the octagon. Is it time for the greatest striker in UFC history to hang up the hand wraps and say adios to the UFC?
David Van Auken, dives into the world of Mix Martial Arts with his unique takes, interview ability and his love of combat sports. David announces, commentates, podcast, talks, debates and writes on the sport of Mix Martial Arts. Some of the greatest fights he’s ever seen is in his own house between his 2 sons and is lucky enough to have his wife to referee it all.