"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."-- Anderson Silva talks to Veja.abril.com.br. (Translated by Graciemag.com)
Anderson Silva Explains the Origin of His Nickname "The Spider"
By Nick Thomas