Speaking with SiriusXM’s The Opie & Anthony Show, UFC commentator Joe Rogan doesn’t think Anderson Silva will be back as soon as everyone thinks:

“Maybe. Dana’s a promoter. He wants [Silva] to fight by the end of the year. Anderson wants to fight, too, but there’s a real danger of that thing breaking again. You’ve got to make sure that it’s completely healed up before you check it again. [Opponents] are going to do the exact same thing. Anybody who fights Anderson is going to practice checking kicks like a mother f***er.

“Guys have come back in other sports, but those other sports are very different. They don’t involve purposefully trying to break your bones.”

Skip to 23:00 to check out the segment.

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