In the legendary career of Anderson Silva, a victory over Stephan Bonnar will go down as a mere side note. However, Silva's willingness to accept the bout with Bonnar on short notice to save UFC 153 will long be remembered.
Still, it's time for the middleweight champion to get back to competing against the best in the world.
Over recent months, that would seem to have meant a superfight with welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, assuming the Canadian defends his belt against interim titleholder Carlos Condit. However, following Saturday's event, UFC president Dana White appeared very interested in putting together a fight between Silva and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
Let's take a look at the fights that make the most sense for Silva and the rest of the UFC 153 competitors.