UFC Quick Quote: Anderson Silva not sure he'll be in the mood to finish UFC contract

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It looks like someone is having second thoughts about signing that massive 10-fight deal.

"I have eight fights to do yet in my contract. I want to do all these fights, but I don't know that I will be in the mood to do this. For now, I'm very excited, I'm going through a renovation phase. It's going to be nice for me do what I love when I be back to fighting."

-- Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva signed an unprecedented 10-fight contract extension in 2012 that would see him finish out his mixed martial arts (MMA) career inside the Octagon. A pair of losses to Chris Weidman and a surgery later, however, and "The Spider" isn't too sure if he will see all those bouts come to fruition. The Brazilian spoke to Sportv (via Bloody Elbow) and said he's not too sure if he'll be "in the mood" to fulfill the remaining contracted fights of his massive deal. He, is after all, 39 years of age and has spent 17 of those years fighting for a living. After suffering a broken leg against Weidman at UFC 168 last December, Silva eyes a return to action in 2015. And who knows, if he proves victorious in his comeback fight and shows that he's returned to his old form, perhaps the Brazilian bomber may have a change of heart and see his contract out. Another loss, however, and it's likely "The Spider" will call it a career earlier than expected.

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