A soon to be returning Silva only has two fights left on his contract before a potential retirement and UFC President Dana White has no idea what to do with those two bouts.
“I don’t know,” White said to Brett Okamoto of ESPN (via Mike Bohn of MMA Junkie). “I honestly don’t know what to do with his last two fights. When Anderson’s really ready to fight, we’ll sit down and look at it, and we’ll figure out what we thinks makes sense for him next. There’s a lot of things that goes into the decision-making process with an Anderson Silva. His age, what he gets paid – all that stuff’s important.”
Silva has been having a tough run in the UFC as of late, having won just one of his last eight fights with the promotion.
Conor McGregor and Silva have brought up the possibility of fighting each other, which isn’t an idea that White is fond of.
“I’m not crazy about it,” White said. “You’ve got a guy that fought at 145 pounds and a guy that’s in the conversation for the GOAT at 185 pounds and walks around at 210, 215. It’s not a big fight that really means something. I like making fights that mean something, so I’m not crazy about that fight.”
There is no word yet on when Silva, who is still recovering from a knee injury suffered at UFC 237, is going to return to action.