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Potential Run At Olympic Gold Excites Anderson Silva

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva feels as if he has accomplished everything in the UFC.

Some agree, and others don’t, but there is no denying that Silva has become one of the greatest fighters the sport has ever seen.

Four years from now, the Summer Olympics will be held in Silva’s native country of Brazil. The fighter, who has talked in the past about his desire to box such legends as Roy Jones, Jr., seems to be intrigued by the idea of trying to achieve Olympic gold.

“It would be a challenge in my career,” said Silva, in a recent interview with SporTV. “Participating in a competition like this is something really lacking for me.”

Silva mentioned boxing and taekwondo as potential sports he could compete in. MMA is not offered at the Olympic-level.

While “The Spider” entertains the notion of trying to go for gold, rumors of a potential super-fight with Georges St-Pierre pick up steam.

So, if you had to see Silva do just one, Olympic run or fight GSP, which would you prefer to see happen?

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