Anderson wants to compete at Rio Olympics in TKD or boxing

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Brazilian delegation may have a new member: Anderson Silva . At the launch party for the second edition of his book “The Story of a Champion in the Ring and in Life,” the UFC middleweight champion revealed in an interview with SPORTV.COM that he wants to compete in the Olympics in Rio, and cited as boxing and Taekwondo possibilities.

In a 15 minute interview, Anderson said he trained boxing for a long time with his teachers, and trains with Minotauro, who is a black belt in Taekwondo.

“It would be a challenge in my career, and I’d like that,” said Silva “Participating in a competition like this is something really lacking for me, being an Olympian. I do not know if I would get used condition, the medal would be like the belt a consequence, but it would be great.

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