Wanderlei Silva Punishes Sparring Partners in Anticipation of Chris Leben (Video)

Written by Tom Ngo
April 23rd, 2011

PrideFC UFC Light Heavyweight Wanderlei Silva

Wanderlei Silva hasn’t been seen since taking a unanimous decision victory over Michael Bisping at UFC 110 in February 2010. With an impending UFC 132 shootout with Chris Leben on the docket, Wandy is rigorously trying to knock the ring rust off before their July 2nd scrap rolls around. 

Silva has been riding the pine courtesy of a July knee surgery, but based on the sparring session footage he recently released, it appears “The Axe Murderer” hasn’t missed a beat. While practice punches are completely different than the thunder rained down in a real fight, Silva at least appears to be ready to resume his illustrious career.

Leben was last seen dropping a TKO loss to Brian Stann at UFC 125 on New Year’s Day.

UFC 132 takes place July 2nd inside the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Please click the media player below to watch Wandy put in work:

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