Win or Lose, Anderson Silva Doesn’t Harbor Any Retirement Plans (UFC 168 Pre-Fight Video)


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Anderson Silva talks to the press about his upcoming title fight against middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 168 at the pre-fight press conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Whether or not he wins, Silva harbors no preconceived notion of retiring after the fight. In fact, he sounded confident that he’ll have the pressures of a champion weighing on his shoulders once again before Saturday night is over.

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