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Anderson Silva's Manager Skeptical About Georges St. Pierre Fight



After UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre dominated Thiago Alves at UFC 100, there's increasing talk that it could be time for St. Pierre to move up from welterweight to challenge middleweight champion Anderson Silva. But Silva's manager doesn't think that fight makes much sense.

"I mean, I guess anything is possible," manager Ed Soares said when asked by Fox Fight Game whether a GSP-Silva fight could be coming soon. "Anything is possible. You know, if that's what the fans want to see, then maybe. But, uh, anything can happen, but I think that's a tough fight for GSP, man."

That's not exactly a ringing endorsement of a Silva-GSP fight from Soares, and frankly, I don't blame him. As great as St. Pierre is, I have a very hard time seeing him moving up and beating Silva, who would have a huge reach advantage over St. Pierre and probably walks around at about 25 pounds heavier than St. Pierre. A battle with Silva would be a very, very tough fight for GSP.