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Georges St Pierre vs Anderson Silva fight possible for Cowboys Stadium at 180-pounds

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Jul. 7, 2012; Las Vegas, NV, USA; UFC fighter Anderson Silva during a middleweight bout in UFC 148 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE
Jul. 7, 2012; Las Vegas, NV, USA; UFC fighter Anderson Silva during a middleweight bout in UFC 148 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

It's close. So close you can almost taste it. The UFC 153 main event bout pitting Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 153 is a superfight but this would be the superfight.

I'm talking, of course, about UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre vs. UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva.

During his 30-minute sit down interview with UFC Tonight, promotion President Dana White talked about how close we are to actually seeing this fight go down:

"I think we're pretty close. I mean if Georges St-Pierre beats (Carlos) Condit, that could be the next fight."

On top of that, White revealed that if the bout were to come to fruition, and remember, St. Pierre has to beat Condit in the main event of UFC 154 on Nov. 17 in Montreal, but if it were to happen, it would likely go down at a catchweight of 180-pounds.

And it would take place at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The stadium seats 80,000 but has a maximum capacity of up to 110,000. The last major fight to occur there was a boxing match when Manny Pacquiao beat up Antonio Margarito on Nov. 13, 2010, drawing just over 41,000 fans. Could St. Pierre vs. Silva beat that number?

We would all love to find out.

After the jump, hear more from White on the superfight that could actually come to be and why he believes the two elite champions are finally ready to get inside the cage and dance.