Anderson Silva's Next Fight: If Not Weidman, Then Who?

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Anderson Silva's Next Fight: If Not Weidman, Then Who?
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Silva avoiding a head kick from the new champion.

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.

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