Video: Wanderlei explains injury and says: “I was forced to stop”

Wanderlei Silva was forced to withdraw from UFC-116 due to a knee injury and three fractured ribs, which prevented him from facing Japanese Yoshihiro Akyiama. This Wednesday, the fighter, very emotional, released a video on his official website that explained the injuries and why he decided not to fight.


“I think now all these years of fighting have come to an end and I really had to stop. I'm very sad, because I've been training for four, five months for this fight... It's a very difficult time for me”, said Wand. Check out the video below in full


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