"Every time Anderson talks publicly whether it is to the press or whatever, you always walk away going 'what just happened? Did he just retire?' He said he is not going to do this and he is not going to do that. Anderson Silva is a competitor. I think he wanted to come into tonight, get over the -- I mean, you guys know better than anybody knows -- when you are coming off an injury you always feel a little, you know. This guy broke his shin in half. That is a serious injury to come back from. This isn't basketball, this isn't baseball, this is combat sports where you go in and have full contact with another human being. And you know, Anderson made it five rounds tonight."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is not ready to commit to Anderson Silva retiring following his UFC 183 main event victory over Nick Diaz (full results here), which took place last Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. While "The Spider" suggested he may hang up his gloves at the request of his family following his 17th career UFC victory (highlights here), White essentially stated that everything Silva says, especially moments after a very emotional victory, has to be taken with a grain of salt. Any fight fans think White is simply wishfully thinking or is "The Spider" going to return to the Octagon in 2015?