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    Default Silva: I'll fight for someone else if White tries to force my retirement

    Silva: I'll fight for someone else if White tries to force my retirement

    "If I lose again, all the media will criticize me, say that Iím not the same anymore, and maybe Dana will say itís time to retire," Silva told Roda Viva in Brazil. "He forced Chuck Liddell to retire. He didnít want to, and is a guy that made history in the UFC, but you have to be prepared."

    "Iíd say Ďthank you for everything, but Iíll continue doing what I love in other ways. Iíd go to other promotions, fight in other sports, but Iíd continue fighting because thatís what I love to do."

    Silva intends to quickly end the fight with Weidman at UFC 168 on Dec 28, in order to dispell bizarre fan speculation that he threw the first encounter.

    "The fastest I end the fight, the better," he said. "I train the hardest I can to end it quickly. People might say Ďoh, he threw the first fightí. People might say. And if I lose again, some people will say I need to retire, that Weidman is the best. Itís normal, and you have to be prepared for that."

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    Good luck. Didn't he just sign a 6 year 10 fight deal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by the_dark_angel_4ever View Post
    Good luck. Didn't he just sign a 6 year 10 fight deal?
    Meaning the UFC wont force him into retirement but could make him sit out for as long as they please. Not that I see it happening any time soon.

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    I think it would be more telling of where Anderson's skills are at in the fight after Weidman, should he lose again. If he decisively lost against a Rockhold/Phillipou/Carmont type, I'd be more inclined to believe his skills were dropping off and retirement might be looming.

    If he smashed anyone not named Weidman, there's a chance he could fight Belfort for the title after he gets his shot. Provided that Hands of Jesus beat Weidman, of course.

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    Damn, up until the 3rd paragraph, I thought it was Wanderlei Silva.

    But I don't see Dana trying to convince him to retire. If anything, I could see him trying to convince him to go up to LHW (or WW, now that GSP is out of the picture).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cat--Smasher View Post
    Meaning the UFC wont force him into retirement but could make him sit out for as long as they please. Not that I see it happening any time soon.
    Exactly, I dont see it happening, but if something terrible happened and there was a massive falling iut between DW/UFC and Anderson, they could very easily freeze him out for at least the next 5 years.

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    Hahahahahahahahahaa "it's normal" Anderson is the best
    HW: Kongo, Gonzaga, Yvel, Nogueira
    LHW: Jackson, Randleman, Vera, Lawal
    MW: Palhares, Meyhem, Grove, Hendo, Bisping
    WW:Koscheck, Diaz, Woodley, Semtex
    LW:Penn, Krazy Horse, Diaz, Cerrone, Pettis

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    I honestly think Anderson just walks through him this time.
    A tiger never loses sleep over the opinion of sheep.


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    Dana is known for being so butthurt and so childish that he may actually cut Anderson for this comments if he loses again.
    Not only brazilians can do this stuff


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    Quote Originally Posted by K1NG P3NN View Post
    I honestly think Anderson just walks through him this time.
    I remember thinking the same thing with BJ the second time he fought Frankie. *shudders*



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