Friday, June 25, 2021

Anderson Silva Says Fight With Nick Diaz Will Be “Best Striking Match Of All-Time”

Former UFC Middleweight Champion recently commented on his upcoming UFC return in January and his scheduled bout with Nick Diaz during an interview with his manager Jorge Guimaraes on Passando a Guarda.

“I’m really excited. It’s my comeback, I have to be excited,” Silva said. “I’m training a lot, really happy with everything that is happening.”

“The Spider” then spoke about his scheduled bout in January with Nick Diaz. “Nick Diaz is a tough guy,” said Silva. “He fights really well, has a great physical condition and a great technique, so it’s going to be a nice fight. If Nick does a clean fight, if he fights standing without stalling, we’ll do a spectacular fight,” he added. “Nick has a great boxing and it’s going to be a fantastic fight. Every UFC fan will like it.”

Silva went on to make the claim that his fight with Diaz will be the “best striking match of all-time.”

“It’s going to be a show for the fans,” said Silva. “It will make history as the best striking match of all-time.”

Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz is scheduled to take place at UFC 183 on January 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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