When is it OK for a guy to film himself lip-syncing R&B and
then post the video on YouTube? Almost never. Unless of course
you’re the greatest mixed martial arts fighter who ever
graced the planet.
Anderson Silva has already shown he can do whatever he wants in
the UFC’s Octagon. Now, he’s just owned the world of
social media, too.
Yes, the former UFC middleweight champion and pound-for-pound
king uploaded a video of himself mouthing the words to Jagged
Edge’s “Goodbye” on Tuesday. And why not?
Who’s going to tell him he can’t?
Silva, clad in a wifebeater and some sweat pants, appears to be
a natural, like the next coming of Milli Vanilli. Except his people
really did him a disservice. You’re saying one of the most
popular athletes in Brazil couldn’t have gotten a headphone
sponsorship out of this?
Silva, 37, should soon be starting training camp for his Dec. 28
title fight against Chris Weidman, the man who took his belt in
July after seven years. We think we just found his entrance
The at-times enigmatic warrior has already professed an interest
in doing Hollywood movies, which is why he’s been diligent in
brushing up on his English. Maybe he’s just looking to
diversify his post-UFC career.