Cesar Gracie: ‘Anderson Silva’s Chin Isn’t The Same Anymore’
“I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago, and I think it’s a great fight. I believe it’s going to be a standup fight the entire time. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a standup fight and it won’t last five rounds. I think it will be over before five rounds, someone will get knocked out.
“Nick is hard to knock out, he was knocked out only once in the beginning of his career. Anderson is bigger than Nick, but he’s turning 40 now and his chin is not the same anymore. If Nick can get in there and punch him, I think he wins this fight. Nick will turn 31 in August, he’s just a kid. Anderson is fast and dangerous. I don’t know who’s going to win, but I know it’s going to be a good fight.”
In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com, Cesar Gracie discussed the upcoming Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva superfight set for JAnuary of 2015.