- His KO power. Silva has won 11 fights via (T)KO.
- KO'ing Keith Jardine at UFC 102.
- KO'ing Houston Alexander at UFC 78.
- Beating the snot out of Brandon Vera at UFC 125. Silva embarassed Vera and caved his nose in, in the process.
- Silva's only losses are to top LHW's Rashad Evans and Lyoto Machida.