'UFC Undisputed 3' Roster: Middleweights

October, 19, 2011
10/19/11
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By Jon Robinson
SilvaMark J. Rebilas/US PresswireAnderson Silva is not only one of the best fighters in "UFC Undisputed 3," he's on the cover.

Anderson Silva won the "UFC Undisputed 3" cover vote by a landslide, so you already knew the champ was going to be in the game. But who would join him in the middleweight division?

Check out ESPN's exclusive roster reveal as we breakdown Silva and the rest of the middleweights you can expect to bloody-up once the game hits stores in January.

And in case you missed any of the previous reveals, check out the rosters for the lightweights, light heavyweights, heavyweights, and featherweights.

Then be sure to hit up The Gamer Blog tomorrow for a look at the bantamweight division.

1. Alan Belcher

UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: The Talent

  • From: Jonesboro, Arkansas

  • Age: 27

  • Height: 6'2"/ 187 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 16-5-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Well rounded, good conditioning, experienced

  • UFC Fight History: 53% (Striking), 32% (Submissions), 15% (Takedowns)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Junior College


    2. Anderson Silva

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: The Spider

  • From: Curitiba, Brazil

  • Age: 36

  • Height: 6'2"/ 187 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 29-4-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Very Well Rounded  Phenomenal Striker

  • UFC Fight History: 46% (Striking), 39% (Submissions), 16% (Takedowns)

  • Before he was a Fighter: McDonald's


    3. Chael Sonnen

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • From: Milwaukie, Oregon

  • Age: 34

  • Height: 6'1"/185 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 27-11-1

  • Skill Breakdown: Excellent wrestler, constant pressure

  • UFC Fight History: 58% (Takedowns), 37% (Striking), 5% (Submissions)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Realtor


    4. Chris Leben

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: The Crippler

  • From: Portland, Oregon

  • Age: 31

  • Height: 5'11"/180 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 22-7-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Punching power, great chin

  • UFC Fight History: 47% (Striking), 27% (Takedowns), 26% (Submissions)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Construction


    5. Court McGee

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: The Crusher

  • From: Ogden, Utah

  • Age: 26

  • Height: 5'11"/180 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 13-1-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Well-rounded

  • UFC Fight History: 47% (Takedowns), 28% (Striking), 25% (Submissions)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Commercial Plumber


    6. Demian Maia

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • From: Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Age: 33

  • Height: 6'0"/ 182 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 15-3-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Submissions

  • UFC Fight History: 43% (Submissions), 39% (Takedowns), 18% (Striking)

  • Before he was a Fighter: BJJ Teacher


    7. Jorge Rivera

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: El Conquistador

  • From: Framingham, Massachusetts

  • Age: 39

  • Height: 6'1"/ 185 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 18-9-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Well-rounded

  • UFC Fight History: 70% (Striking), 25% (Takedowns), 5% (Submissions)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Construction


    8. Kendall Grove

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: Da Spyder

  • From: Maui, Hawaii

  • Age: 28

  • Height: 6'6"/ 198 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 14-9-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Height, Heart, and desire to never give up

  • UFC Fight History: 63% (Submissions), 27% (Striking), 10% (Takedowns)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Landscaping


    9. Mark Munoz

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: The Filipino Wrecking Machine

  • From: Yokouska, Japan

  • Age: 33

  • Height: 6'0"/ 182 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 11-2-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Wrestling, Muay Thai

  • UFC Fight History: 48% (Striking), 33% (Takedowns), 18% (Submissions)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Wrestling Coach, UC Davis


    10. Michael Bisping

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: The Count

  • From: Manchester, England

  • Age: 32

  • Height: 6'2"/ 187 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 22-3-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Standup, heart, adapts to any situation, fitness

  • UFC Fight History: 49% (Striking), 30% (Takedowns), 21% (Submissions)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Upholsterer


    11. Nate Marquardt

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: The Great

  • From: Lander, Wyoming

  • Age: 32

  • Height: 6'0"/ 182 CM

  • Weight: 170 LB/77 KG

  • Record: 34-10-2

  • Skill Breakdown: Very Well Rounded

  • UFC Fight History: 39% (Takedowns), 33% (Submissions), 28% (Striking)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Desk Job for Phone Company


    12. Rousimar Palhares

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: Toquinho

  • From: Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil

  • Age: 31

  • Height: 5'8"/172 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 22-3-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Submissions, BJJ black belt, leg locks

  • UFC Fight History: 56% (Submissions), 33% (Takedowns), 11% (Striking)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Worked on a farm


    13. Wanderlei Silva

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: The Axe Murderer

  • From: Curitiba, Parana Brazil

  • Age: 35

  • Height: 5'11"/180 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 33-11-1, 1 NC

  • Skill Breakdown: Technique and strength of punches, intensity, first class experience

  • UFC Fight History: 48% (Strikes), 29% (Submissions), 23% (Takedowns)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Worked in father's bar


    14. Yoshihiro Akiyama

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: Sexyama

  • From: Osaka, Japan

  • Age: 36

  • Height: 5'10"/177 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 13-4-0 2 NC

  • Skill Breakdown: Judo, submissions, knockout power

  • UFC Fight History: 36% (Takedowns), 35% (Submissions), 29% (Striking)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Professional Judo Athlete


    15. Yushin Okami

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: Thunder

  • From: Kanagawa, Japan

  • Age: 30

  • Height: 6'2"/187 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 27-6-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Ground and pound, strength

  • UFC Fight History: 39% (Takedowns), 36% (Striking), 25% (Submissions)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Worked in a restaurant


    16. Vitor Belfort

    UFC Undisputed 3THQ

  • Nickname: The Phenom

  • From: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

  • Age: 34

  • Height: 6'0"/182 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 20-9-0

  • Skill Breakdown: Boxing, Brazilian jiu-jistsu, explosive striking

  • UFC Fight History: 42% (Takedowns), 30% (Submissions), 28% (Striking)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Has only worked as a professional fighter


    17. Brian Stann (available via pre-order)

  • Nickname: All-American

  • From: Yokota Airbase Japan

  • Age: 31

  • Height: 6'1"/ 185 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 11 W, 4 L, 0 D

  • Skill Breakdown: Strength/Athleticism

  • UFC Fight History: 71% (Striking), 24% (Submissions), 5% (Takedowns)

  • Before he was a Fighter: Infantry Officer in US Marine Corps


    18. Jason Miller (available via pre-order)

  • Nickname: Mayhem

  • From: Parts Unknown, USA

  • Age: 30

  • Height: 6'1"/ 185 CM

  • Weight: 185 LB/ 84 KG

  • Record: 24-7-0, 1 NC

  • Skill Breakdown: Jiu Jitsu

  • UFC Fight History: 45% (Submissions), 28% (Takedowns), 27% (Striking)
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