Anderson Silva: GSP Was Offered & Turned Down Chance to Fight

UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva revealed tonight that welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre already had his chance to face him inside the octagon but turned him down, something that then led to him facing Chris Weidman early next month at UFC 162.

Silva, speaking during tonight’s media conference call, said:

“St-Pierre had his chance to pronounce himself fighting me and he chose not to do it. [So] that’s what he chose to say.”

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