After Chris Weidman knocked out Anderson Silva on July 6, one topic of post-fight conversation centered on how the Brazilian’s defeat had ruined potential matchups against Jon Jones and Georges St. Pierre.

Silva’s manager disagrees.

“I think that’s ridiculous,” Ed Soares told the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show on Monday. “I think the superfights are still on the table. I think right now the superfights are in the future, but right now what should be on everyone’s mind should be the rematch with Chris Weidman.”

Silva will meet Weidman again Dec. 28 at UFC 168.

“If he comes back and beats Chris Weidman,” Soares said, “I don’t see the reason why the superfights can’t happen.”

Besides bouts against Jon Jones and St. Pierre, there could also be a matchup against boxing great Roy Jones Jr. Silva has wanted the fight for years, and Soares confirmed it remains a possibility.

“It’s true,” the manager said. “I mean, it could happen. Anything can happen.”

Listen to the full interview (beginning at 1:06:52).

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Watch the UFC Fight Night 90 Post-Fight Presser, Including Anderson Silva!

  • 20 days ago
  • 17 views

Watch as surprise guest Anderson Silva, and then several of the key UFC Fight Night 90 fighters, field questions from the media. read news >>

VIDEO: UFC Fight Night 90 Post-Fight Press Conference with Special Guest Anderson Silva

  • 20 days ago
  • 22 views

Watch as Anderson Silva crashes the party, and then several of the key UFC Fight Night 90 fighters, field questions from the media at the post-fight press conference. read news >>

VIDEO: Anderson Silva and Dana White Explain Making the Fight with Daniel Cormier

  • 20 days ago
  • 23 views

UFC president Dana White and Anderson Silva talk about how it came about that Silva is stepping in to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. read news >>

UFC's Derrick Lewis Took a Nap During Post-Fight Press Conference

  • 20 days ago
  • 23 views

Being a fighter is incredibly difficult. They train for months in anticipation of getting punched in the face for a tiny paycheck, and then afterward? They have to sit in front of the media and answe read news >>

Anderson Silva steps up to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

  • 20 days ago
  • 60 views

After a earth-shattering last 24 hours, Daniel Cormier found an opponent for UFC 200: UFC legend Anderson "The Spider" Silva. Here's how it all came together and what Silva said about his fight. read news >>

Watch The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale Post-Fight Press Conference Live After Tonight’s Event

  • 19 days ago
  • 16 views

The big winners and marquee names from The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale will field questions from the media shortly following tonight's event. read news >>

Anderson Silva a Betting Underdog Against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

  • 19 days ago
  • 23 views

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is a betting underdog going into his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier. read news >>

TUF 23 Finale Post-Fight Press Conference Video Replay

  • 19 days ago
  • 98 views

The big winners from The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale fielded questions from the media at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas following Friday's event. read news >>

The Ultimate Fighter Finale bonus recap

  • 19 days ago
  • 3 views

Find out who took home all the post-fight bonus awards from The Ultimate Fighter Finale. read news >>

Cormier vs. Silva: Weigh-In Info, Top Comments Before UFC 200

  • 19 days ago
  • 499 views

After the initial furore over Anderson Silva stepping in to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 following Jon Jones' removal from the card, it was time for the pair to weigh in ahead of their clash on Sat read news >>