Anderson Silva won’t fight in hometown at UFC 198

March 5, 2016 9:16 am by bjpenndotcom
Anderson Silva

While many expected Anderson Silva to fight at UFC 198 on May 14th in his hometown of Curitiba Brazil, it appears that ‘The Spider’ won’t.

UFC Brazil GM Giovanni Decker explained that there the lack of opponents for Silva on the card, which has resulted in him declining to fight according to Combate.

After his UFC London loss to Michael Bisping, there were talks of Silva facing Gegard Mousasi, but that bout never materialized.


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