Found June 02, 2013 on Tito Couture:
PLAYERS: Anderson Silva
Anderson Silva recently signed a ten fight deal with the UFC and many doubt that the 38 year old will still be fighting for that much longer.  Silva revealed to MMA Junkie that he originally was looking for a four fight deal before landing on ten.  Here is what the champ had to say via an interpreter. “Maybe there’s a contradiction lost in translation. I wanted to do four more fights, and they said eight, so I said, ‘Whatever. Let’s do eight, 10. Let’s do however many fights you want.’ They got on that ride and offered me 10 fights, and that’s what I signed.  It all depends.  Ten fights is about six years, so we’ll see what happens in the meantime. I hope that I’m still inspired and that I still have the will power and the desire to go out there and fight. But I’m happy.  I’m well-treated by Dana and Lorenzo (Fertitta) and everyone in the UFC, and I hope to continue having this desire to fight and go in there and train. But it’s a matter of time. We have to go in there and see wha

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