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UFC 90 Video: Anderson Silva's Manager Won't Translate Questions About Boxing

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and his manager, Ed Soares, are so sick and tired of questions about whether he'll retire from mixed martial arts and take up boxing that the usually media-friendly Soares has stopped even translating the questions and now just gives the answer himself:

When a reporter asked Silva if he only had six more fights left in the UFC and if he would move on to boxing, Soares answered for Silva, rather than translating to Portuguese, as he usually does.

"We have six fights left in the UFC and that's what we're focused on right now," Soares said. "We're not thinking about anything other than the six fights we have in the UFC. We're happy here a lot of people have been bringing up things like, Is this some sort of negotiation. It's none of that. His goal before he came to the UFC was to retire at 35 years old and we're just sticking on course. If at 35 he feels good then we'll take each day as it comes. But as of right now we've got six fights left, the first of the six being Saturday night and that's it. We have no thoughts of boxing and no thoughts of anything other than just performing well in the UFC."

Silva has five more fights after tonight's UFC 90 main event. I seriously doubt we're ever going to see him in the boxing ring, but I'm sure we haven't heard the last of that question.

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