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Wanderlei César da Silva ( VAN-dər-lay; Portuguese: [vɐ̃dɛɾˈlej ˈsɛzɐr dɐ ˈsiɫvɐ]; Japanese: [ban.da.ɾeː ɕi.ɯ.ba]; born 3 July 1976), nicknamed "The Axe Murderer" and "Cachorro Louco" (Portuguese for "mad dog"), is a Brazilian / American mixed martial artist who has competed in Japan's Pride Fighting Championships and the American-based Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He holds the record for the most wins, knockouts, title defenses, and longest winning streak in PRIDE history. He is the former PRIDE Middleweight Champion, and the 2003 PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix Tournament Champion. He is currently signed with Rizin Fighting Federation and Bellator MMA.
Silva and his wife have a son, Thor. He has a daughter from a previous relationship.On 26 August 2012 Silva's father, Holando Pinheiro da Silva, died in a car accident in Brazil.In April 2016, Silva became an American citizen.After years of living in the United States, Silva moved back to his hometown, Curitiba in Brazil.In 2018, Silva admitted that he has been bearing symptoms consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and has expressed a wish to donate his brain for research.
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