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Anderson Silva threatens to retire If UFC does not give him a title fight

Anderson Silva appeared on The MMA Hour recently and said that he wants to fight Yoel Romero for the interim middleweight title at UFC 212.

Silva wants title fight

Silva went on to add that he will retire from fighting if not given the opportunity.

“The guys no give this fight for me for the interim belt, I’m done. I’ll go be with my family. I’m done.” He said.

The Spider was scheduled to face Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 212 but Gastelum was taken off the card after a failed drug test for marijuana. Silva also noted that he is ready to fight Yoel Romero.

“I say, ‘OK, I go fight Yoel Romero. Because I know I respect Yoel Romero, he’s a great fighter. He’s No. 1 in the ranks. But one thing — why Yoel Romero come to Brazil for fight me for nothing?” he said.

Yoel Romero, meanwhile, said that he is also ready for the fight if it’s for the Interim gold.

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