Originally Posted by Clegg
He went out of his way to be friends with Jon Jones so that he could play the 'we can't fight as we're friends' card. Don't really have much sympathy with him that he can't get the GSP fight considering how reluctant he's been to fight challenging opposition at 205.
I hope the fight happens, but I'm just saying...
Silva is reluctant because his close friends and training partners are contenders in the 205. Machida and Lil Nog.
He doesn't want to get in the way of them getting a title shot. Especially if he wins, he doesn't want to fight his friends.