Anderson Silva: athlete or entertainer?

Dana White, the man who refuses to apologize for verbally assaulting a female journalist, found it necessary to do so on behalf of Anderson Silva after last Saturday night’s title fight. As a promoter, White has reason to be upset with his middleweight champion.

Silva’s last two performances inside the Octagon are not the type that encourages bloodthirsty-casual-fans to shell out $49.99. However, the reactions of those who are not responsible for the UFC’s bottom line are a bit befuddling.

To the surprise of no one, the blogosphere has been going crazy. After all, that is what the blogosphere does. Basically, the crux of their anger comes from the fact that people are under the impression that Anderson Silva has a duty and responsibility to entertain.

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