Anderson da Silva, a mixed martial artist who fights under the name of Anderson "The Spider"Â Silva, is 39 years old as of 2014. Silva was born on April 14, 1975 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Silva was the Ultimate Fighting Championships' one-time middleweight champion, winning 16 times while holding the title for nearly 7 years. He defended his title 10 times during that time, ultimately losing the championship to Chris Weidman in July 2013 at UFC 162. Silva also fights often as a light heavyweight. Until his defeat to Weidman, Silva held the UFC record with 16 consecutive wins as well as most consecutive title defenses.