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Silva is a well-rounded fighter whose striking ability is             

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considered to be one of the best in MMA. Silva's striking accuracy, knockout power, technically vicious Muay Thai and ability to counter strike makes him a danger to his opponents. Silva's striking uses three major strengths: technical precision, the jab, and transitions and movement. Silva switches from southpaw to orthodox with little drop-off in effectiveness. Although it has been claimed that his ground game is not as good as his stand-up, Silva has submitted notable grapplers, including Olympic wrestler Dan Henderson, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Travis Lutter and Olympic alternate Chael Sonnen.

Silva holds several statistical records in the UFC including: Most all-time knock

Anderson "The Spider" Silva Highlights & Knockouts UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva

Anderson "The Spider" Silva Highlights & Knockouts UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva

downs in UFC history (17), No. 1 in significant strike accuracy (67.8%), Longest all-time UFC win streak (16), Most title fight victories (11), Most UFC title defenses (10) and Longest reign by days (2670).