Anderson da Silva (born April 14, 1975) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and current UFC Middleweight Champion. Silva is the promotion's longest reigning champion, and holds the longest winning and title defense streak in UFC history, with 16 consecutive wins and 10 title defenses. He has 12 post-fight bonus awards, which is the highest total in the UFC. Silva is ranked as the #1 middleweight in the world by multiple publications including Sherdog, and is the consensus No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world according to ESPN, Sherdog, Yahoo! Sports and other publications. UFC president Dana White called Silva "the greatest mixed martial artist ever."
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