If it wasn't already obvious, it's blatantly clear now.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva is in Montreal tonight (Sat., Nov. 17, 2012) to challenge Georges St. Pierre if he is to defeat Carlos Condit in the main event of UFC 154 at the Bell Centre.
Because right now, that's his "goal."
We know this because "The Spider" held a mini-press conference of his own earlier today to announce as much. But he also surprised when he dropped a bit of speculation on what his next goal might be.
Maybe (via MMA Fighting):
"My first goal is the Georges St-Pierre fight, the super fight. The second goal? Maybe Jon Jones. But this is not my decision. This is Dana [White's] decision."
This could work out very well, considering Silva has just two fights left on his current contract. If he could fulfill those final two dates with super-fights against St. Pierre and Jones, Octagon boss Dana White would undoubtedly be a very happy man.
But the best laid plans ...
Silva's manager, Ed Soares, remarked that he and his client would sit down with the company in the hopes of talking turkey depending on the outcome of tonight's showdown up north. That makes sense, what with such a mega-fight looming.
Get that paper.
But what if "Rush" loses to "The Natural Born Killer" and Silva is left to ponder the future beyond that?
"I'm here for fighting. I go back to my house in L.A., I go back for training. If Georges [doesn't] win, I don't know. Maybe Chris Weidman. I don't know. All the guys fight to get me."
He also mentioned Michael Bisping but really, he's expecting the same outcome as so many others once the cage door closes tonight in Montreal.
St. Pierre will win and he'll be waiting for a big money fight next year.