Anderson Silva is considered one of the all-time greats in the world of MMA who competed against several top names in the MMA world when he used to be active. Silva was released from the UFC last year in November after he lost to Uriah Hall in his final match. Despite this, he is not finished in combat sports at all.

As reported earlier, a boxing match between Anderson Silva and fellow UFC legend Tito Ortiz is currently in the works. However, he also previously noted that he doesn’t rule out squaring off against Jake Paul.

While speaking to TMZ Sports, Anderson Silva talked about retiring from active competition. At 46 years of age, The Spider can still fight, but that can’t last forever. Silva stated that he’ll retire before 50.

“My goal is my last fight is 49 [years old]. 49, I’m done. Probably, I’m done. That is my goal. Fight 3 more years and done. 49. That’s the number. Maybe I can fight more, but right now my goal is when I turn 49, I stop fighting.”

Anderson Silva has to contend with Tito Ortiz on September 11 at Triller Club. We will have to wait and see if Anderson Silva will topple Ortiz as well.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet has been a massive fan of professional wrestling for over 22 years, since the early days of the Monday Night Wars. Aside from wrestling, he also is into TV shows, movies, Anime, novels and a lot of music.

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