Anderson Silva: I've injured my knee, but Chael Sonnen fight is still onPosted on May 29, 2012, 09:21 AM by Anton Gurevich
According to TATAME.com, reigning UFC Middleweight champion Anderson "The Spider" Silva injured his knee in training. But luckily for Mixed Martial Arts fans around the world, it looks like the injury is unlikely to affect the date of Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen rematch:
"UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva was honored by Brazilian Taekwondo Confederation this Monday, but the day wasn’t all about good news. The fighter revealed to the press that he got his knee injured on a training session, and that he’s getting tested today to see how serious it is. Despite that, the champion was not limping during the ceremony, and seemed optimistic about the recovery."
Earlier today, "The Spider" tweeted a picture from his training camp, once again assuring the fans that he will be fight-fit for July 7th. Silva's injury talk could be a part of psychological warfare against Chael Sonnen, who's been waiting nearly two years for an opportunity to avenge his loss at UFC 117.
It is also clear that Anderson Silva is not getting any younger. The Brazilian phenom turned 37 back in April, and could well-be towards the end of his illustrious Mixed Martial Arts career.
Google Translate: People, my knee is doing very well thank you! , Stay calm day on July 7 will be doing my job. osss
Gennnteeee meu joelho vai muito bem obrigado!!!! , fiquem tranqüilos dia 7 de Julho estarei cumprindo meu trabalho.osss twitter.com/SpiderAnderson…— Anderson Silva (@SpiderAnderson) May 28, 2012