Anderson Silva Says Fighting on UFC 212 Card's "Not Going to Happen"

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Gastelum's win over Vitor Belfort was also changed to a no-contest, but it sounds like he'll be allowed to compete as soon as July. Top middleweight contender Yoel Romero and Silva angled for a fight at UFC 212, both of them agreeing between them that they wanted to fight, but there was a sticking point; they wanted the fight to be for an interim middleweight title.

"I really wanted to fight in Brazil, my country, but it's not going to happen, I want to apologise for this".

Belfort (25-14 MMA, 14-10 UFC), who meets Nate Marquardt (35-17-2 MMA, 13-10 UFC) in a middleweight bout at UFC 212 on June 4 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, has jumped across various gyms throughout the course of his more than 20 year career. "I want to apologize for this".

Gastelum was pulled from the fight on April 6, and Silva has still not gotten an opponent, but remains listed on the UFC.com fight card.

"I stayed here for a long time for training", Silva said. This news comes after his fight with Kevin Gastelum was cancelled.

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"The Spider" went on to rant about the GSP super fight that hasn't happened. In response, UFC President Dana White attempted to call the MMA legend's bluff, telling TMZ Sports, "You know my philosophy on that: If you ever say the "R" word, you should probably do it, anyway". I think I've been hurt in this. "The guys don't respect my legacy, don't respect my story in the sport".

However, Gastelum was provisionally suspended for 90 days after testing positive for marijuana metabolites.

Given his age, Silva may not have many fights left at the elite level in mixed martial arts, meaning it's even more important he doesn't waste time with unfinished camps and gets back down to business in the Octagon.

With "The Spider" likely off the card, UFC 212 now includes 12 official bouts.

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