Originally Posted by newtogolf
Silva is actually considering a move down to the welterweight division since he doesn't see any "big" fights for him at middle weight and he doesn't want to fight JBJ are light heavyweight.
I could see that being an option. He makes the cut to 185 very easily and GSP cuts from almost the same weight Anderson does.
I guess that's one way to force the fight with GSP since GSP is obviously scared to fight Anderson. Now that Anderson has fought Sonnen twice, he has no reservations on fighting the wrestling style of GSP. Like I said before, Anderson would destroy GSP UNLESS....UNLESS, this fight takes too much longer to put together.
Here is the thing. If Anderson goes to WW to fight GSP, it's a win win for him. And not so big of a deal for GSP. Anderson cutting the weight would prove that he wants to challenge GSP. If he were to lose, then the weight cut would be a huge factor. If he were to win, he becomes no doubt the best P4P (already is in my eyes). Add his age to that and the fact that he is reaching the end of his career and that just makes it that much better.
If GSP wins...not so much a big deal any more because Anderson is older and already peaked out while GSP is just reaching his peak. And the fact that Anderson had to cut weight to come to him. If he loses, then that hurts his move to MW, loses him the title, and kills the best P4P talk.
Anderson is for sure the benefactor if he moves regardless of the outcome. Just my opinion obviously. And I am a HUGE GSP fan as well. The guy has a great attitude and work ethic. This would be the biggest fight in the UFC in a LONG time