Anderson Silva Accepts McGregor's UFC Challenge: "It's Not About Money, Conor"

MMA followers may view Conor McGregor as a sunken fighter, however they may alone of their considering. People on the within (of MMA) have been placing out feelers for his subsequent combat, together with UFC legend Anderson Silva, who thinks a catchweight combat with McGregor is not too far faraway from actuality.

In an interview with Ariel Helwani after UFC 229, Conor was requested to call his dream opponent if a rematch with Khabib does not pan out. Conor mentioned a combat with Anderson Silva, who hasn’t fought since 2017, would fulfill a boyhood dream. 

“Anderson Silva could be an excellent one, what’s he at?” McGregor mentioned. “I do not know why, Anderson Silva is a legend of the sport, absolutely he needs a bit of money.” Conor was proper to some extent, however Anderson Silva has accepted his problem for the love of the game. “It’s not about cash, Conor. It’s about martial arts problem,” he instructed TMZ.

Anderson instructed TMZ, “I simply ready,” he mentioned exterior the brand new Spider Kick MMA gymnasium in West Hollywood. “I settle for the problem for Conor.” Silva later added that Dana White could be required to make the proper resolution for the betterment of the game and the UFC promotion. Evidently, Anderson remains to be on the epicenter of the MMA subculture, even on the grassroots stage.