Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, has put together an abysmal 1-4 record over the last six years with two failed drug tests, one “no contest,” and one shattered shin.
Now 43 years-old, “The Spider” is gearing up for his mixed martial arts (MMA) return after settling his differences with United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). His return date is unknown at this time, but Silva (34-8, 1 NC) hints at something in early 2019.
And he’s already got his eye on a familiar face.
“Georges (St-Pierre) is the great name in Canada; I’m the big name in Brazil,” St-Pierre told Inquisitr (via Bloody Elbow). “I believe everybody in this sport [would] like to see Georges and Anderson Silva in a super fight.”
Wait, I thought this guy was the big name in Brazil?
There really isn’t anything “super” about a fight between Silva and St-Pierre because it’s not 2011 when the bout actually made sense. Heck, it’s not even 2013 when the promotion once again tried to pair those two off at 185 pounds.
In addition, St-Pierre is done competing at the heavier weight after it nearly killed him and has instead teased a drop down to 155 pounds. So, between “Rush” and myself, that’s at least two people who actually don’t want to see this fight.