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Anderson Silva Not Close to Retirement

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Speculation ran wild just over a year ago when UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva talked about his possible retirement from the sport. It looks like that talk has subsided and the Brazilian is focused on the biggest fights out there for him.

He's not planning on going anywhere, any time soon.

With a fight against Vitor Belfort on the horizon, Silva is committed to defending his middleweight title in April. Afterwards the future is bright for the champ, but undetermined as to what weight class he'll be competing in.

Silva's manager, Ed Soares, spoke to MMAWeekly Radio this week and commented about his client's future in the UFC.

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Post #1   1/25/10 3:28:15PM   

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i pretty much knew this in my head, there's no way he retires after his next 2-3 fights w.e is left on his contract, he was saying this for more money from Dana. and bgger PPV buys, glad to finally hear its for real and he is staying the guy destroys people

Post #2   1/25/10 3:59:59PM   

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Vitor is going to knock him out cold!!!!!

Post #3   1/25/10 5:15:58PM   

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Posted by spanky

Vitor is going to knock him out cold!!!!!



Im all over this for an av bet sir

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Post #4   1/25/10 7:07:06PM   

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I wanna see Anderson vs Rua

Post #5   1/25/10 10:40:43PM   

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I'm hoping Vitor beats him, I so sick of him beating retreads at LHW, and all the undersized middleweights. I think Marquardt has improved enough to challenge him as well.

Post #6   1/25/10 10:49:12PM   

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While I believe a lot of what Ed Soares has to say about Anderson Silva, I do not believe him when it comes to Silva's retirement.

Seems he's scared to lose his goldmine.

Post #7   1/25/10 11:36:50PM   

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he ought to go to light weight and give up the middle weight belt

then have gsp move up to middleweight give up welter
and have penn move up to welter give up lightweight belt

Post #8   1/25/10 11:47:12PM