Silva To Weidman: You Have To Work And Wait For Your Opportunity

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva replied to Chris Weidman's show of frustration earlier this week over not getting a shot at the 185lb title.

Silva spoke to via conference call about a number of topics including fighting Stephan Bonnar in Brazil at 205lbs. instead of a fight with Weidman for the strap:

“Everything has it's time,” Silva replied in a conference call with Brazilian media, translated by Guilherme Cruz of Tatame. “He'll have his opportunity to fight for the belt. Maybe I fight next before he gets the shot, I lose and he fights someone else. We don't know. I can fight Bonnar, lose and say: