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Anderson Silva: 'Sometimes I'm funny'

Middleweight champion Anderson Silva holds the Knockout of

Middleweight champion Anderson Silva holds the Knockout of the Year award for his victory over Vitor Belfort at UFC 126 at the Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2011 at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. (Nov. 30, 2011) (Credit: Getty)

OK, sure, there was a much juicier quote from this Anderson Silva video clip below, but I didn't want to be accused of going for shock value and cheap clicks. (At least not today, that is.) Besides, you can see it right there in the embedded video.

Silva, the UFC middleweight champion and pound-for-pound greatest MMA fighter, may have missed a media obligation last week in Los Angeles for his UFC 162 title defense against Long Island's Chris Weidman, but the media exposure is dialing up now.

Fuel TV will air Tuesday night at 9:30 a new behind-the-scenes original program entitled "UFC from All Angles: Anderson Silva."

(For those of you wondering, the Steven Seagal cameo comes in at the 2:12 mark)

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