UFC's Vitor Belfort: Anderson Silva Would "Kill" Georges St-Pierre
Last Saturday night, current UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields battled it out for five rounds in front of 55,000 screaming fans in Toronto.
The fight went the distance and the two fighters spent the majority in a standup battle.
Shields' takedown attempts failed time and time again as GSP was able to stuff them and keep the fight standing.
St-Pierre out boxed Shields for five rounds, even after he was poked in the eye.
The two heard a lot of boos from the restless Canadian crowd, but in the end, St-Pierre once again successfully defended his welterweight title.
Of the 55,000 fight fans in attendance, one was middleweight contender Vitor Belfort, who, according to Fighters Only Magazine, was not impressed with the 129 main event.
During the fight, Belfort, via his Twitter, gave play-by-play commentary of the fight.
Towards the end, he tweeted that he didn't think a super fight between St-Pierre and current middleweight champion Anderson Silva should be booked because it would be completely one-sided.
“If Anderson fights GSP, he will kill him." he said. "St Pierre fought out of rhythm and has no conditions to fight Anderson at all. Anderson is way better.”
Belfort would go on to say that the fight that he wants to see is Anderson Silva v. Jon Jones, as well as Georges St-Pierre being challenged by current Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz.
A lot of talk has been going around about Diaz actually being St-Pierre's next opponent, as he and UFC President Dana White have plans of meeting sometime this week.
The two fights that were suggested by Belfort may happen before a Silva-GSP super fight is booked, as Silva is a lot bigger than St-Pierre and the French-Candian has been hesitant to agree to the fight.
While Silva trains for his title fight with Yushin Okami this summer in Rio and GSP waits for a next opponent, Belfort finds himself scheduled to face Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 133 in Philadelphia.
Belfort was recently diagnosed with hepatitis A, but states that the test was negative and that he is ready to challenge the talented Akiyama.
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