Anderson Silva may have retired from fighting in the UFC, but he’s not done fighting just yet.
The former UFC middleweight champ is longer a UFC fighter, multiple people with knowledge of the situation told MMA Fighting. He’s lost the majority of of his last several fights fights
The former UFC champ got TKO’d in the fourth round in a fight against Urijah Hall at the UFC On ESPN+ 39 event in UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although Dana White is claiming that Silva is done, he appears to be on the fence about the decision.
Anderson Silva Isn’t Ready To Retire Just Yet
Silva wrote the following on Instagram:
“Hey everyone… I didn’t want to talk about this subject, especially because I’m on vacation and as the saying goes, a deal is a deal,” Silva wrote. “I’ll make it clear to all my fans that this is a moment of joy and gratitude!!! I feel free, after an attempt to force my retirement!”
“I love and have always loved what I do,” Silva continued. “Winning and losing are a part of it, it has absolutely nothing to do with age, I made technical mistakes and lost, but I didn’t lose what’s most important, the will and the desire to continue doing what I love, I still have the warrior spirit and that burning flame in my heart that motivates me, I have total belief that I can continue to compete in the elite of MMA.
I take this moment to reflect about my career and to plan my next moves… Stay Tuned!!!”