Anderson Silva (kickboxer)

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Anderson Silva
Born (1986-08-29) August 29, 1986 (age 30)
São Paulo, Brazil
Other names Braddock
Nationality Brazil Brazilian
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 112.0 kg (246.9 lb; 17.64 st)
Division Cruiserweight
Super Heavyweight
Reach 75.7 in (192 cm)
Style Kickboxing
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Itapira, São Paulo State, Brazil
Team Chakuriki Gym
Team Nogueira
Superfight Team
Trainer Thom Harinck
Peter Aerts
Mestre Braz
Years active 7 (2005-present)
Kickboxing record
Total 57
Wins 41
By knockout 26
Losses 15
By knockout 5
Draws 1
last updated on: September 9, 2016

Anderson "Braddock" Silva (born in São Paulo) is a Brazilian super heavyweight kickboxer, fighting out of Superfight Team in Itapira, São Paulo State, Brazil. He has competed in the It's Showtime and K-1 promotions, and most recently in SUPERKOMBAT and GLORY. As of 15 December 2015, he is ranked the #6 heavyweight in the world by[1] and the #3 heavyweight in the world by GLORY, as of December 2015.[2]

Biography and career[edit]

Anderson Silva began started his kickboxing career at Combat Sport gym in São Paulo, Brazil when he was around 12 or 13 years old. His fighters name "Braddock" comes from Col. James Braddock, from the movie Missing In Action. In 2007 Silva was called up by Peter Aerts, as a sparring partner. "Braddock" moved to Netherlands where he joined Thom Harinck's Chakuriki Gym and made his It's Showtime debut.[3]

Following the Badr Hari fight, he returned to Brazil to train at Team Nogueira.[4]

He faced returning legend Remy Bonjasky at Glory 2: Brussels on October 6, 2012 in Brussels, Belgium.[5] After a close three rounds, the bout was called a draw and went into an extension round. He faded and allowed Bonjasky to get the better of him, losing a majority decision.[6][7]

He competed in the sixteen-man 2012 Glory Heavyweight Grand Slam at Glory 4: Tokyo - 2012 Heavyweight Grand Slam in Saitama, Japan on December 31, 2012. At the opening stage, he defeated Igor Jurković by TKO after dropping the Croatian twice in round one. He was then eliminated in the quarter-finals, however, when he fell victim to Gökhan Saki's left hook in the closing seconds of round one. This was the first stoppage loss of his career.[8][9]

Silva was scheduled to fight Singh Jaideep at Glory 8: Tokyo - 2013 65kg Slam on May 3, 2013 but the bout was cancelled.[10][11]

He then faced Daniel Sam at Glory 9: New York - 2013 95kg Slam in New York City on June 22, 2013[12] and won by unanimous decision.[13][14][15]

He lost to Daniel Ghiță by first round body kick KO in the semi-finals of Glory 11: Chicago - Heavyweight World Championship Tournament in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States in October 2013.[16][17][18][19][20]

He defeated Remy Bonjasky by unanimous decision in a rematch at Glory 13: Tokyo - Welterweight World Championship Tournament in Tokyo, Japan on December 21, 2013.[21][22]

He defeated Sergei Kharitonov via UD in the semi-finals before suffering a first round TKO at the hands of Errol Zimmerman in the final of the Glory 16: Denver - Heavyweight Contendership Tournament in Broomfield, Colorado, US on May 3, 2014.[23][24]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]


Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Rankings". 
  2. ^ "Fighters Rankings". 
  3. ^ "Profile". Archived from the original on 29 December 2009. Retrieved 2010-01-12.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ Anderson "Braddock" Silva Considering Move to MMA
  5. ^ Glory 2: Brussels final fight card for this Saturday
  6. ^ Glory 2: Brussels live results
  7. ^ Remy Bonjasky returns with hard-fought win at Glory 2: Brussels
  8. ^ GLORY 4 Tokyo Grand Slam Tournament Match-Ups Set
  9. ^ DREAM 18 / GLORY 4 Tokyo Live Results
  10. ^ GLORY 8 Tokyo: 65kg Tournament Field Complete, More Fights Added
  11. ^ GLORY 8 Tokyo 65kg Tournament Matches Announced
  12. ^ Full Glory 9 NYC Fight Card So Far
  13. ^ Glory 9 Results and Recap: Tyrone Spong Wins Light Heavyweight Tournament
  14. ^ GLORY 9 Results and Review: Tyrone Spong Wins Light Heavyweight Tournament, Ghita Dominates Guidon
  15. ^ GLORY 9 New York Live Results and Updates
  16. ^ 4 Man Tournament with Daniel Ghita and Gohkan Saki Set for GLORY 11 Archived July 25, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.‹The template Wayback is being considered for merging.› 
  17. ^ GLORY 11 Main Event Confirmed as Corbett vs. Spong
  18. ^ Tyrone Spong vs. Nathan Corbett and more confirmed for Glory 11 in Chicago
  19. ^ GLORY 11 Chicago Live Results and Discussion
  20. ^ Glory 11 Results and Recap
  21. ^ GLORY SuperFight Series Tokyo and GLORY 13 Spoilers
  22. ^ Glory 13 Results and Recap
  23. ^ UFC Veteran Pat Barry Suffers First-Round Knockout Loss to Zack Mwekassa at Glory 16
  24. ^ Glory 16 Results
  25. ^ VI Desafio Profissional de Muay Thai: Emoção e trocação de sobra!(Portuguese)