Former UFC middleweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Anderson Silva is currently under the USADA microscope for a failed October drug test, and could well end up on the bench with a lengthy suspension as a result. Despite this unfortunate twist, the 42-year-old assures his passion for fighting is still strong, and that his career is “not over yet.”
Silva made these claims in a Sunday morning post to Instagram. See it below.
“When I look at this photo, I realize how much God strengthens me by always giving me light in my walk,” Anderson Silva said in his post. “On a long trip, fantastic memories of the time I played in the streets of the neighborhood where I grew up in Curitiba. Everything I’ve been through, everything I’ve built with willpower, determination and great honor. I had the privilege of putting the coat of my heart team, in a way, to give a world title to him and especially to my people. I just have to thank you all for everything, I say from my heart, I love you all who are always giving me strength. Kiss! I really love you, strength and honor to all, regardless of team, color, race, religion and sexual choice, we are all brothers. Thank you, my people! You can be sure it’s not over yet. My love and my passion for the fight are here, firm and strong. The fight continues, I will stop when GOD thinks I can not do it anymore. So who is my fan, can be sure, that soon I’m back, to the joy of those who cheer for me and to the sadness of those who don’t.”
What do you think the future holds for Anderson Silva?
This article first appeared onBJPenn.comon 1/7/2018.