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Dana White says you'll get Silva vs. GSP and Jones

Anderson Silva, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating Stephan

Anderson Silva, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating Stephan Bonnar, from the United States, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC153 in Rio de Janeiro, early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) (Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Fans have been clamoring for Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre for at least two years now. Sometimes, it appears close, and sometimes GSP fights Nick Diaz and Silva fights Stephan Bonnar.

The stirring about for a Silva-Jon Jones fight is a little newer.

Still, UFC president Dana White continues to say middleweight champion Silva will fight both the welterweight champion GSP and light heavyweight champion Jones at some point

"You will have both those fights before Anderson Silva retires," White said Friday on ESPN Radio 1000 in Chicago.

This isn't the first time we've heard this, nor will it be the last. This is just the latest, embedded below:

(Newsday's app users can watch the video at http://espn.go.com/chicago/story/_/id/8880830/anderson-silva-fight-georges-st-pierre-jon-jones-retiring)

Tags: dana white , anderson silva , jon jones , georges st-pierre , video

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