Former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till is planning a move up to middleweight and has his eyes set on a fight with former 185-pound kingpin Anderson Silva.
“The Gorilla” recently took to Twitter where he attempted to goad Anderson Silva into fighting him on March 16 in London, England.
“@SpiderAnderson just heard that shit you said, what the fuck you going on about trying to get a fight with @TheNotoriousMMA. Your not getting that fight ye baldy prick, I’ll fight ye in @ufc #London. Slap that baldy head off ye just like bisping did. #SamuelLJackson” – Darren Till
Anderson Silva is officially eligible to return to action as of today (November 10), this after serving a one-year suspension from USADA.
While Darren Till is obviously trying to goad Anderson Silva into a fight, “The Spider” seems adamant that he will wait for former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor, who is currently on temporary suspension from the NSAC.
“I’m waiting,” former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva recently told TMZ Sports. “Because I accept the challenge for Conor.”
The former middleweight kingpin continued:
“I think UFC President Dana White needs to think about this,” Silva said. “Because it’s two big guys in this sport. Two big names – yes, absolutely, two big legends. And, why not?”
Anderson Silva has not competed inside of the cage since UFC 208 in February of 2017, where he defeated Derek Brunson via unanimous decision.
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