Jorge Guimaraes believes the only fight left for his client, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, is a super-fight with UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Of course, Guimaraes’ claims are different from UFC president Dana White, who feels like there are several worthy candidates in the middleweight division.
“No opponent makes sense for Anderson at this moment. Unless we do a catch-weight against Georges St-Pierre,” said Guimaraes, in a recent interview with Tatame.com. “They didn’t offer the fight, but he’s the only one that could do a super-fight. Anderson has the biggest paycheck in the UFC, and you can’t promote an event with these amateur kids that are coming up now.”
Guimaraes was taking a shot at possible contenders Chris Weidman, Tim Boetsch and Alan Belcher, adding, “That’s a big joke,” that they believe they can defeat Silva.
The talk of Silva-GSP has been an ongoing discussion for several years, but St-Pierre has been on the sidelines now for well over a year due to knee issues. Plus, the welterweight division is full of challengers for his title.