Sherdog.com Exclusive: Wanderlei Silva - Inside the Heart of Darkness

Nov 30, -1

CURITIBA, Brazil - PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (Pictures) looks to become the first man to repeat as a PRIDE Grand Prix champion this Sunday in Tokyo.

Sherdog.com brings you inside the renowned Chute Boxe academy to document Silva's training with his long-time trainer Rudimar Fedrigo as well as Acelino Freitas' boxing coach, Ulisses Pereira. (Watching the heavy-hitting 205-pound champion work the mitts with Pereira is a sight to see.)

'The Axe Murderer' discusses his match-up with Ricardo Arona (Pictures) and the possibility of facing his training partner, Mauricio Rua (Pictures), in the tournament finals. If you've never had a chance to watch Silva train, this free look into his training camp is a must-see video.

(Photo by Antonio Costa)

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