Mark Munoz wants to be World Champion, says its "unfortunate" that Anderson Silva has the beltPosted on November 5, 2011, 11:25 PM by Joey Santosus
Top Middleweight contender Mark Munoz, who defeated Chris Leben via corner stoppage in the UFC 138 headlining bout, discusses the victory, as well as his title aspirations. Munoz insists that Anderson Silva is a friend, but says he's in the UFC to be World Champion. Photo: MMAWeekly.com
"I train with Anderson Silva, he's a good friend of mine. I came to the UFC because I want to be the best and unfortunately he has the belt. For me, I would love to be world champ, and that's why I train here. That's why I'm in this organization, it's the best organization in the world and I want to be the world champ in this organization. So, all respect goes to him, but at the same time, I want to get that top spot."
Further Reading: UFC 138 Results Recap: Mark Munoz delivers in Birmingham