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Anderson Silva lacks enthusiasm for Chris Weidman fight

Brazilian MMA-UFC fighter Anderson Silva (L) practices in

Brazilian MMA-UFC fighter Anderson Silva (L) practices in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 10, 2012. Silva will fight against US Stephan Bonnar on 13th october. AFP PHOTO / Christophe SimonCHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/GettyImages (Credit: Getty CHRISTOPHE SIMON)

In a back-and-forth battle that is all words and nothing else between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, it's the UFC middleweight champion's turn.

On the latest edition of "UFC Tonight," Silva spoke to Fuel TV's Karyn Bryant from his new Muay Thai College. The video is embedded below, but here are the three key points from Silva:

"The people talk, blah, blah, blah, blah."

"He's a boy, a kid."

"It's good for Chris Weidman, not for me."

(Newsday's app users can watch the video at http://youtu.be/XuYIUli-Cd0)

A report surfaced late last week that said the UFC is targeting Silva vs. Weidman for a July 4th weekend fight, but there's been no official word from either camp or the UFC.

Tags: chris weidman , anderson silva , video , middleweight

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