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Anderson Silva Nominated By ESPN For Greatest Athlete Ever

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva already holds the distinction – in the eyes of many – as the greatest MMA fighter to ever step foot inside the cage. Now, he could be crowned the best athlete ever.

ESPN is conducting a poll to determine the greatest athlete of all-time. Using ESPN Sport Science and fan voting, Silva has been selected as one of the finalist.

You can check out the ongoing poll by clicking here. “The Spider” will be going up against the likes of former boxing champion Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, Roger Federer, Tony Hawk, Wayne Gretzky, Michael Jordan and his first round opponent, Michael Phelps.