At UFC 162, Chris Weidman stunned the MMA world with a single left hand. That is all it took to send the elusive Anderson Silva plummeting to the canvas like a sack of potatoes and capture the UFC middleweight championship.
Immediately following the matchup, Anderson met with Joe Rogan inside the Octagon. That is where the former champion made a shocking announcement: Despite not being ready to retire from the sport, Anderson Silva is not interested in a rematch.
Silva isn't ready to stop competing but isn't looking to meet Weidman in his return bout. That raises an important question: If not Weidman, then who?
In this article, we will take a look at four of the best and most entertaining possibilities for Silva's opponent when he returns to the cage.