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Anderson Silva's camp eyes GSP superfight for return

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03:25 PM ET 01.07 | MMA fans across the world are still in shock over the horrifying broken leg that Anderson Silva suffered in the main event of UFC 168 against middleweight champion Chris Weidman, but they are hopeful that one of the sport's all-time greats will able to return to fighting. Silva has already begun the rehab from his injury and will start physical therapy as soon as possible, which will begin talk about who he should fight in his return bout. If Silva's camp gets their way, it looks like the superfight that has been discussed in the past between Silva and former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre could finally take place when "The Spider" makes his return to the octagon.

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January 8, 2014  11:05 AM ET

I predict it never happens.

And I don't think GSP should come back.

 
January 11, 2014  09:17 AM ET

One thing that the UFC has been able to do is put together fights that people actually want to see, unlike boxing. Even though Silva and GSP are both past their prime, how much would we all love to see, still to this day, Fedor vs Lesner? Anybody who says otherwise is a liar.

Who knows about GSP though. All I can say from my limited perspective is that I wouldn't want such a controversial fight to be my last ever. GSP obviously lost a lot of confidence in that fight. He wasn't mad at himself for a poor performance, he didn't speak about how he could have done better. IMO, a champion would have treated that as a loss and vowed to venge it. I'd have given Hendricks a rematch and let the results of that fight decide whether I kept fighting.

I also want to reiterate my stance on the scoring system. It is just plain stupid for any sport to give the W to whoever wins the most rounds. Does the NFL give wins to the team who outscores their opponent in the majority of quarters, even if they didn't score more total points? GSP scored more points, but Hendricks won that fight. He was the better fighter on that night, and even GSP acknowledged that with his words and actions after the fact.

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