Know why Anderson’s called the “Spider”?

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“Before a fight, I was wearing a shirt with Spiderman on it when an announcer came up and joked that I looked like the superhero on the shirt. To my surprise, when I entered the ring, she announced: “Anderson Silva, Brazil’s Spiderman.”

That and other curiosities regarding the life of the current UFC middleweight champion are revealed in the article “Anderson Silva, born to be a superhero” on the Veja magazine website. The article is signed by Davi Correia and is a good read for MMA fans (read the article, in Portuguese, here).

Now if you enjoyed the artwork with Anderson in his “legitimate” costume, check out more here.

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