Thiago Silva on Jon Jones: “This guy is a jerk.”

UFC light heavyweight heavy hitter, Thiago Silva has gone on the offensive with the war of words between himself and top prospect at 205 pounds, Jon Jones, labelling the Greg Jackson trained fighter a “jerk”.

Silva, speaking via Tatame Magazine, said:

“This guy is a jerk. Everybody’s a professional fighter and all fights include provocations. Brandon Vera said he’s break my legs, that I wasn’t on his level. I don’t say things, I do. You get recognized when you do things. I’m a professional fighter, but I can’t always please everybody. There’s always somebody behind the computed with a plate filled with French fries, ready to criticize you.”

“I fight for the fans, for the money and to put my name up there. Talking is too much easy, nobody knows what goes on in your life, your trainings… I think I did my job. Who likes it, likes it, but you can dislike it if you want.”

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