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Models pose with mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva as he is presented with a cake at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand. (July 4, 2010)

Wanderlei Silva

Photos of Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva, a former PRIDE champion and UFC legend.

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva at the second
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva at the second annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards 2010 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. (Dec. 1, 2010)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva arrives at the
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva arrives at the second annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards 2010 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. (Dec. 1, 2010)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva and his wife
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva and his wife Tea Silva arrive at the second annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards 2010 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. (Dec. 1, 2010)

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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva and his wife
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva and his wife Tea Silva arriveat the second annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards 2010 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. (Dec. 1, 2010)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva arrives at his
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva arrives at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (July 4, 2010)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva is presented with
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva is presented with a cake at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (July 4, 2010)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva is presented with
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva is presented with a cake at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (July 4, 2010)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva greets fans at
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva greets fans at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (July 4, 2010)

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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva is presented with
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva is presented with a cake at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (July 4, 2010)

Models pose with mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva
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Models pose with mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva as he is presented with a cake at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand. (July 4, 2010)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva arrives at his
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Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva arrives at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (July 4, 2010)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva is presented with
(Credit: Getty)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva is presented with a cake at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (July 4, 2010)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva arrives at his
(Credit: Getty)

Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva arrives at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. (July 4, 2010)

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LAS VEGAS - JULY 04: Mixed martial artist
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LAS VEGAS - JULY 04: Mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva arrives at his 34th birthday celebration and post-fight party for UFC 116 at Studio 54 inside the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino early July 4, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for MGM Resorts International)

Rich Franklin, right, fought Wanderlei Silva in Germany
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Rich Franklin, right, fought Wanderlei Silva in Germany at UFC 99 on June 13, 2009. Franklin fights Vitor Belfort at UFC 103 in Dallas on Sept. 19.

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