The memories of that night at UFC 168 will constantly sit tight for Silva, when a checked leg kick provoked the shattering of his left fibula and tibia — as astonishing a decision to a praised organization as could be made — however until further notice Silva's story continues. With surgery and reclamation about behind him, the 39-year-old hopes to return in mid 2015, engaging in a blockbuster fight against Stockton's most adored youngster, Nick Diaz.
Moreover, in truth, it's a moment that Silva once acknowledged would never come.
"I play around in light of the way that I have to play around," Silva perceived through a translator. "Regardless, it's something I couldn't care less to remember unnecessarily. I encountered the most observably awful month of my life. It was a lot of torment the moment when I broke my leg. When I comprehended my leg was broken, I altogether considered my calling was. So a million things encountered my mind.