Less than 24 hours after suffering one of the most gruesome injuries fans will ever see at UFC 168, legendary fighter Anderson Silva released his first statement regarding the incident.   
He took to Twitter to do so:
Brasil sinto muito não queria ter desapontado vocês dei o meu melhor eu juro
— Anderson Silva (@SpiderAnderson) December 29, 2013
Martin Domin of the Daily Mail provided the English translation"Brazil I'm sorry, I didn't want to disappoint you! I gave my best I swear."