Fighters are morons. That’s why we don’t wait for them to tap when they’re in trouble during a fight, and that’s why we here at fightlinker don’t bother interviewing them. For the most part, the only interesting part in fighter interviews is when they say something unusually stupid or obviously false. Case in point, Wanderlei Silva’s Q&A with Yahoo:
Re: Are you worried about receiving too many concussions and how that will effect you later in life?
I have only one problem in my head, and that is that I am only more hungry to win.
This has got to be the lamest dodge ever, and there seems to be more and more question dodges happening in MMA. Why the fuck would Silva dodge a question like this? It’s not one of the many verboten topics that Papa Dana says “No speaky” on, so my theory is the concussion issue is a very real concern to Silva, and he’s probably at the stage where it’s causing him to hear voices that are telling him to murder his family and hang himself on his gym equipment.
Re: Steroids in Pride
Actually, they do test in Japan. I was tested before and after my fights in Japan.
Wrong! PRIDE may have taken pee and blood, but it wasn’t to test for steroids. So either Silva is lying, or he just didn’t know what those sneaky Japanese were doing with his fluids. You would think these guys would have a better understanding of what’s going to happen with that stuff. Knowing the Japanese there’s a good chance there’s vials of Silva’s urine inside vending machines across Tokyo right now! Or he’s got an Asian clone being grown in a vat somewhere.