UFC - Anderson Silva speaks on Motivation for Thales Leites
By John Benz, Doghouse Boxing (April 15, 2009)  
Anderson "The Spider" Silva, the popular UFC middleweight champion who wishes to fight against Boxing's Roy Jones Jr., returns action at UFC 97 on April 18 at the sold-out Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. At UFC 97, Silva is set to take on Thales Leites.

In a recent interview by Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports, Silva who is regarded as the best pound for pound fighter in the UFC discussed his motivation for his upcoming challenge.

Silva tells the publication: “You know, my motivation is to be one of the best mixed martial arts fighters of all-time. And as far as Thales, I’m very motivated for this fight because everyone is always mentioning that I’m the best pound-for-pound here or there or one of the best fighters in the world. Having that type of label on me makes me very motivated.”
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