We haven’t seen Anderson Silva in a while, but “The Spider” is likely to be back not too much longer down the road.
Silva (34-8 MMA, 17-4 UFC) earlier this week accepted a one-year suspension from USADA after it was found a banned substance in his system in 2017 was due to a tainted supplement.
When that news broke last year, it took Silva out of a planned main event against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 122. He hasn’t fought since February 2017 when he took a decision from Derek Brunson at UFC 208 for his first official win since October 2012.
Silva is eligible to return to action on Nov. 10 since his yearlong suspension is retroactive to that date last year. So in our latest Daily Debate feature for MMAjunkie Radio, we wondered who he should fight when he’s back.
The results (via Twitter)
The beautiful thing about how the voting broke down is, the majority of you think Silva should fight Israel Adesanya … and it turns out Adesanya wants that fight very badly.
Trailing Adesanya was Georges St-Pierre, which would bring to fruition a superfight that has been talked about for nearly a decade.
Check out the video above to hear MMAjunkie Radio hosts Brian “Goze” Garcia, “Gorgeous” George Garcia and Dan Tom break down the poll results.
And for more on the UFC’s upcoming schedule, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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