Anderson Silva offered to save UFC 151 and fight

by Ariel Helwani | source:

According to UFC president Dana White, Silva, the middleweight champion, personally called him just moments after he announced on Thursday that UFC 151 was canceled after Jon Jones turned down a fight against Chael Sonnen. Silva, who admitted he wasn't in the best shape, volunteered to fight on eight days' notice in Las Vegas against another light heavyweight fighter. Unfortunately, he was a few hours late as the promotion had already decided to scrap the event.

White said he never expected Silva to offer his services and appreciated the call.

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KempoKata site profile image  

8/25/12 6:53 PM by KempoKata

I don't know how everyone would feel about it, but, imho if Silva Vs. Sonnen III happened at LHW on 8 days notice to save an event and to showcase what fighters are about, it would have been the greatest moment ever for the sport regardless of the outcome.

UGCTT_Paul_Blanka_Harris site profile image  

8/25/12 1:29 PM by UGCTT_Paul_Blanka_Harris

  thank you vtfu!!!

UGCTT_Paul_Blanka_Harris site profile image  

8/25/12 1:27 PM by UGCTT_Paul_Blanka_Harris

  vtfd btch!!!!

Dougie site profile image  

8/25/12 10:36 AM by Dougie

 Good job Silva. You won some fan points from me.

Deaf Forever site profile image  

8/24/12 11:55 PM by Deaf Forever

Wow at some of you fags. He goes out of his way to save the card for you ungrateful haters and you find a way to insult him for it. "LOL he asked for anyone but Jones!"No he asked for a fight at LHW.

The_Spider site profile image  

8/24/12 11:49 PM by The_Spider

Bisping, Weidman, Evans, Davis

spliff site profile image  

8/24/12 11:42 PM by spliff

  james irvin

semtex0809 site profile image  

8/24/12 11:11 PM by semtex0809

Offered to fight another guy not jones

stonepony site profile image  

8/24/12 10:58 PM by stonepony

Offered to fight who?...

logic672 site profile image  

8/24/12 2:53 PM by logic672

Silva is the fuckin man