Anderson Silva Not Next For GSP?

Written by Tim Ngo
July 17th, 2009

Anderson Silva & Georges St-Pierre

With Wednesday’s report that the winner of UFC 103‘s welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Mike Swick will be getting the nod as the #1 contender to Georges St-Pierre’s title, it appears that fight fans are going to have to wait a little longer for a super-fight between St-Pierre and middleweight king Anderson Silva.

Judging by some of the comments made by both St-Pierre and UFC president Dana White following UFC 100, it seems as though neither are ready to commit to that being a long-term goal for either party.

Nobody doubts the star-power of a Silva vs. St-Pierre main event, but consider the facts.

St-Pierre walks around at the same weight that Anderson Silva cuts down to fight at (185lbs.), which means Silva would have at least a 15-pound weight advantage over the welterweight stud.

White has said that he won’t even consider a super-fight until St-Pierre cleans out his division. Obviously, the controversial Prez feels that St-Pierre has some unfinished business at 170.

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