Anderson Silva Pays Emotional Visit to 12-Year-Old Wheelchair-Bound Fan (video)


Anderson Silva UFC 90In an effort to help boost the spirits of his 12-year-old patient, Joao Pedro, Dr. Eduardo Picanço enlisted UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. The champ paid a visit to the young man, who happens to be a huge fan of Silva and is normally quite active, but has bound to a wheelchair for the past nine months due to a disease effecting his femur.

It’s a fairly emotional video, and a good reminder that there’s a lot more to life than the day to day minutia…

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