Anderson Silva is widely considered one of the greatest UFC fighters that ever competed. But despite getting released by the UFC, Silva keeps on going.
Since retiring from the UFC, Silva has been focusing on boxing. Last night he duked it out with Bruno Machado at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. The match that was once booked for the the top of the infamous Helipad in Abu Dhabi instead happened at the arena.
On the undercard, Anderson Silva (47) faced Bruno Machado (35). Machado also comes from the world of MMA – he was a part of UAE Warriors promotion.
Anderson Silva at 47 years of age pic.twitter.com/1fjVZTwjHP
— Rogan🏝 (@MarkHuntgoat) May 21, 2022
Anderson Silva looks damn good to be in his late 40s pic.twitter.com/Pb5J8Eg7n9
— 🥀Imposter🥊 (@Imposter_edits1) May 21, 2022
The exhibition featured 2 minute rounds. Silva appeared bigger than his opponent. This is a third win for Silva who previously upset former WBC Julio Cesar Chavez jr. and knocked out Tito Ortiz inside of a single round.
Since 2014, Benny A. King has been fully immersed in the world of combat sports. Starting with a blog about Greco Roman wrestling, Benny’s passion for combat sports has led him to explore various disciplines.