About to defend the UFC middleweight belt for the sixth time, Anderson Silva He is already thinking about returning to the light heavyweight division. The “Spider” debuted in the under-93kg category, knocking out James Irvin resoundingly at UFC FIght Night 17. However, the champion states that at the moment he is focused on the confrontation against Thales leites at UFC-97, which takes place on April 18th.
“I would definitely love to fight at 205(pounds) again. Of course, it will depend on the result on April 18th, and of course it also depends on Dana White. But, I would love to have the opportunity to fight until 205 again. But right now, I’m focused on April 18.”