Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 10/6/12
As Anderson Silva’s (Pictured) illustrious career winds to a historical close, it is becoming glaring clear that the baddest middleweight in bare feet has zero interest in topping off his résumé with a blockbuster bout against light heavyweight king Jon Jones. While “The Spider” will be filling in as a last-minute substitute to face Stephan Bonnar in a 205-pound affair to salvage UFC 153, Silva looks at the scrap as an opportunity to bail out his employer as opposed to a transition. “There’s always been a lot of talks about me moving up to 205, I know [UFC president Dana White] has talked about it a lot, all the fans have talked a lot about me moving up and facing Jon Jones, but it’s something I’ve never wanted,” Silva stated during Thursday’s conference call. “I won’t be pretentious to say that I want to move up, especially because there’s other guys in that weight class on our team like Rafael Feijao (Cavalcante), (Antonio Rogerio) Minotoro Nogueira, there’s other guys th
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