Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida confirmed recent reports that Anderson Silva wants to face Georges St-Pierre next via Twitter Saturday night. Machida, a close friend and training partner of “The Spider’s,” made sure to inform everyone to tune in and see UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit.
GSP is fighting Tonight on Combate channel and if he beats Condit he will fight Anderson Silva #UFC154
— Lyoto Machida (@lyotomachidafw) November 17, 2012
UFC president Dana White has said May could be a potential date for a Silva-GSP super-fight should “Rush” defeat Carlos Condit in his return to the Octagon. St-Pierre has been out of action since early in 2011 due to a knee issues.