UFC 234: Anderson Silva Post-Fight Press Conference - MMA Fighting

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  • Published: 10 February 2019
  • At the UFC 234 post-fight press conference, Anderson Silva discusses his fight with Israel Adesanya, who he wants to fight next and when, why fights with Nick Diaz and Conor McGregor are interesting, how long he wants to keep fighting and more.

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Comments • 257

  • William Shimizu
    William Shimizu  2 weeks back

    You know you're famous when you swim for the sharks

    • Robert Matthews
      Robert Matthews  2 months back

      A guy like him simply has nothing to prove and no longer "needs" to fight. He is being a true gentleman and inspiration by allowing someone an opportunity to test themselves against the best. He knows he has a good chance of losing, but he is above needing that. He is giving someone a chance and passing the torch. Humble and great man.

      • Robert Matthews
        Robert Matthews  2 months back

        Anderson"matrix"Silva.... I'd love to give him Sam Jackson's voice for just one press conf. lmao...... I don't give a G.D!

        • Abhishek Pandey
          Abhishek Pandey  2 months back

          He is slow because of Broken Leg ,He is not using his kicks ...!!...But any way he is great fighter of all time....!!

          • Funkyboodah
            Funkyboodah  2 months back

            NO ONE ASKED HIM ABOUT HIS NEW KUNG FU MOVES!!!

            • Diego R.
              Diego R.  2 months back

              Does not look a day older than 30

              • Super_Squid303
                Super_Squid303  2 months back

                I would love to see Anderson claim gold again, thoughts? Probably will never happen. But if it can happen for Cruz I’m routing for Silva. By the way as a side note Jones fights and wins but Silva always has more entertaining fights in my opinion.

                • Isaiha Torruellas
                  Isaiha Torruellas  2 months back

                  Silva vs nick plzzzzzzzzzz

                  • Ravi K
                    Ravi K  2 months back

                    Hats off to you Silva, you're the real champ! In spite of lose, how humble ur, Awesome man. You're one of the rare fighters in UFC. I am proud to say, i am a hardcore fan of you.

                    • Adrian Adriano
                      Adrian Adriano  2 months back

                      Anderson Silva it's time to retire buddy!! Time is out for you ! You don't have what it takes a while you had!!

                      • Rafael Melo
                        Rafael Melo  2 months back

                        Anderson x Belfort

                        • UndisclosedTalent
                          UndisclosedTalent  2 months back

                          Conor is a midget compared to Silva.... ridiculous fight

                          • Francesco G.
                            Francesco G.  2 months back

                            WOW, YOU KNOW WOW

                            • Divonte Patton
                              Divonte Patton  2 months back

                              Anderson vs Connor

                              • OPEYEMI Adeleke
                                OPEYEMI Adeleke  2 months back

                                I like that bro

                                • We the People M.A.G.A proud to be american 1776

                                  Getting Ridiculous...Please Retire

                                  Anderson is an all-time great MMA legend. Its time to hang it up..He has only won 1 fight in the last 6 years. Like Fedor, we appreciate all the highlights and glory years, but the worst is all that is left.

                                  • JP's Virtual Journal
                                    JP's Virtual Journal  2 months back

                                    Anderson Silva is a real fighter. Him and Chael Sonnen do not run from fights to protect their records. They fight a wide variety of fighters, regardless of styles or weight classes. I will never forget how Anderson took a short-notice fight against Daniel Cormier, went the distance, and even hurt Cormier during the fight. He is a true fighter.

                                    • Andrew O'Connell
                                      Andrew O'Connell  2 months back

                                      Silva looked much sharper in this fight, just a shame he's lost the quickest in his feet, definitely where his younger opponent had the advantage, just doesn't have that explosive spring in his step anymore, did well considering. Maybe anderson can work on it, but I think that's age playing it's part

                                      • Ninety Nine
                                        Ninety Nine  2 months back

                                        Anderson “very happy” Silva 😅

                                        • C M
                                          C M  2 months back

                                          Anderson "wow" Silva

                                          • Delhi Delirium
                                            Delhi Delirium  2 months back

                                            This is actually pretty sad ... everybody who´s fought professionally knows Silva is fighting for ´£` only. Come on , once I got to my thirties I would notice how younger ´kids` would ´spare` me , here and there ,of whatever they had in store for me inside that ring ... you just feel it , you´re slower, your cardio is just quite simply not there no longer ... you´re an old man , you do not belong in that ring any longer since you´re slowing down younger potential . You can teach them the tricks you possess ,share experience, sure , younger fighters can then add the cardio ,velocity, flexibility , technic ( you´re missing ) to whatever sequences/technics you show them, whatever you had which they respect(ed) .
                                            As for confrontation ? Simple : you just can´t keep the pace ,you´ve been there, time to come down , beyond your control even .
                                            Plus , look at these fights , Diaz and Conor ... this is big money exclusively , make no mistake ... arguably fake , don´t think fans deserve that , yet, if they think they do, who am I to moan about that which I perceive as a farce ?
                                            Long post , end with the question : Ruining an extraordinary legacy for £ - wouldn´t you ?

                                            • Hugh Gooden
                                              Hugh Gooden  2 months back

                                              GSP vs silva

                                              • Hugh Gooden
                                                Hugh Gooden  2 months back

                                                Silva vs Uriah hall

                                                • JN TV
                                                  JN TV  2 months back

                                                  His voice n english. I can never get used to it

                                                  • michig911
                                                    michig911  2 months back

                                                    Goat

                                                    • drawnswords
                                                      drawnswords  2 months back

                                                      Wouldn't hurt a fly but will beat your face in. nicest guy in the world

                                                      • Steven Washington
                                                        Steven Washington  2 months back

                                                        My bad, meant to say light years behind Jon Bones Jones - Real talk.

                                                        • ENRIQUE DIAZ
                                                          ENRIQUE DIAZ  2 months back

                                                          10 years living in USA and you dont speak english? You know...you know...you know...

                                                          • Steven Washington
                                                            Steven Washington  2 months back

                                                            Reading through these comments, I agree, Anderson definitely is a very special talent. As far as the GOAT, Anderson will always be light years beyond Jon Bones Jones - Real talk.

                                                            • benavrahamyitzchak
                                                              benavrahamyitzchak  2 months back

                                                              Diaz and McGregor are strictly for money. He still has that young mans voice. His opponent is younger and faster

                                                              • Andy Kourafas
                                                                Andy Kourafas  2 months back

                                                                Diaz would be EPIC!!!!!!!

                                                                • W. RSF
                                                                  W. RSF  2 months back

                                                                  Hahaha took a beat

                                                                  • Bradley Thomsen
                                                                    Bradley Thomsen  2 months back

                                                                    Always classy.

                                                                    • Javier Gabriel
                                                                      Javier Gabriel  2 months back

                                                                      Why is everyone referring to Israel like he’s coming out of high school? The guy is 30 years old lol

                                                                      • Dadee Dadee
                                                                        Dadee Dadee  2 months back

                                                                        He could have won if he really wanted but i think it was for the show.ufc but not for himself,they didnt care much.

                                                                        • Joe Wilfred
                                                                          Joe Wilfred  2 months back

                                                                          He's so humble

                                                                          • Don Boss
                                                                            Don Boss  2 months back

                                                                            I thought this was Seal...

                                                                            • VOIP Portland
                                                                              VOIP Portland  2 months back

                                                                              Rarely is a fighter so well liked. If he retires his name alone will provide him many opportunities.

                                                                              • John Scott
                                                                                John Scott  2 months back

                                                                                Anderson Silva should do movies now or something. He has nothing to prove, and he's still a very entertaining guy. Jackie Chan never needed to be able to speak very good english to be a huge star, all about body language. I think Anderson's body language, legitimacy, and physical skills could make him a fun guy to watch on screen.

                                                                                • Santiago Gorostiaga
                                                                                  Santiago Gorostiaga  2 months back

                                                                                  Anderson is looking like robocop with those crazy glasses

                                                                                  • vibrantZebra1
                                                                                    vibrantZebra1  2 months back

                                                                                    43 years young

                                                                                    • Hasan Raza
                                                                                      Hasan Raza  2 months back

                                                                                      Goat!!!

                                                                                      • Esme eisen
                                                                                        Esme eisen  2 months back

                                                                                        Chael vs silva 3 plz

                                                                                        • XanderPopi
                                                                                          XanderPopi  2 months back

                                                                                          I started following the UFC during the McGregor era and i only watched some highlights of this man and i knew he was a beast but i never imagined he could be so humble and chill. I love this guy.

                                                                                          • Patty Hays
                                                                                            Patty Hays  2 months back

                                                                                            Silva-- "I know I'm past my prime but I dont mind being a stepping stone for up and coming
                                                                                            fighters".

                                                                                            • foxybrown2
                                                                                              foxybrown2  2 months back

                                                                                              I think the fight would have been better if it was 5 rounds. I think if Anderson was busier or even took it to the ground he would have won. Israel grown game is no where near Anderson's.

                                                                                              • sonic hadoken
                                                                                                sonic hadoken  2 months back

                                                                                                Ofcourse Anderson won’t retire . He’s making 500k for surviving and losing these fights

                                                                                                • Akhenaton East
                                                                                                  Akhenaton East  2 months back

                                                                                                  Andersons character is very humble and he's a good role model for young people.