UFC President: Silva will fight GSP & Jon Jones before he retires

Friday, January 25, 2013

White had said a fight between welterweight champion St-Pierre and middleweight king Silva would happen if St-Pierre beat Carlos Condit at UFC 154 in November, and GSP delivered a victory.

Silva defended his middleweight title in July against Chael Sonnen, and he has waited since for a challenger to emerge. Chris Weidman has tried to lure Silva into the ring, but Silva does not have his next opponent lined up.

“The great thing about it is Anderson Silva is the greatest fighter ever in mixed martial arts. He’s 185 pounds, and he lands right in the middle of Georges St-Pierre and Jon Jones, so he can fight both of those guys,” White said.

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