MMA fans may finally get to see a super fight for which they have been clamoring. UFC president Dana White indicated to Ariel Helwani during an interview on Fuel TV Tuesday that Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre are likely to fight in the near future.
“I think we’re pretty close,” said White. “If Georges St-Pierre beats [Carlos] Condit, that could be the next fight.”
St-Pierre is scheduled to fight at UFC 154 on November 17. Silva doesn’t have any fights scheduled.
White indicated that the fight would likely take place at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
“If that fight happens, it will probably happen at Dallas, TX stadium,” said White.
GSP has demonstrated a tremendous amount of respect for Silva in the past and expressed reluctance about facing the Brazilian master. As recently as last March, GSP was worried about facing Silva at 185 pounds. The answer appears to be a fight at a 180-pound catchweight.
“At one point it sounded like Anderson wanted to go to 170 and take Ge...