Paulo César da Silva is a Brazilian former national basketball player for the Brazilian national basketball team and later mixed martial artist and professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Giant Silva. A super-heavyweight wrestler, he was both a face and a heel in several professional wrestling promotions. Known for his great height, in 2014 he was described as the sixth tallest professional wrestler in history.
|Birth name:||Paulo César da Silva|
|Born:||July 21, 1962, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Ring name(s):||Giant King, Giant Silva, Gigante Silva, The New Giant, Paulão|
|Trained by:||Dory Funk Jr, Tom Prichard|
|IMDb:||Giant Silva's IMDb|
About Giant Silva
Professional wrestler and MMA fighter famous for his staggering 7'2", 385 lb frame. As an MMA fighter, he competed in PRIDE and K-1 kickboxing competitions.
He was originally a professional basketball player who played for the National Brazilian Basketball Team.
His career highlight as a professional wrestler came during WWF's Summerslam 1998, where he beat Kai En Tai in a three on four Handicap match alongside Golga and Kurrgan.
He has a son and a daughter.
He was teammates with Scott Norton in the Japanese wrestling promotion HUSTLE.
Information related to Giant Silva
- http://www.sherdog.com/fightfinder/fightfinder.asp?fighterid=9400 Giant Silva at Sherdog.com
- http://www.pridefc.com/pride2005/index.php?mainpage=fighters&fID=291 Pride FC Archive Profile