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Wanderlei Silva Issues Stern Warning To Chael Sonnen

Wanderlei Silva is currently engaged in coaching on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil and preparing himself for a rematch with Vitor Belfort.

However, one fighter seems to never be very far off the mind of Silva. That man is Chael Sonnen, who continued his war against Brazil and UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva at a recent press conference.

“The Axe Murderer,” in a recent interview with Tatame, discussed his true feelings for Sonnen, the No. 1 contender in the division.

I have nothing to say to him. I won’t give him that kinda audience. I don’t care about what he says, I’m not interested. If he wants to say those things looking me in the eye, come here. But that way, saying things when you’re distance, he’s an (expletive) face. Only (expletives) say things at your back.

Wanderlei Silva and Sonnen are not very close right now in the rankings, but if Silva defeats Belfort, and Sonnen falls to Anderson Silva, they will get much closer. The pre-fight build these two could engage in would be top-notch, that’s for sure.

Photo credit: Dave Mandel/Sherdog

  • Smokeyjack89

    Id watch

  • Ben Rage

    I really don’t think Sonnen believes any of the things he says about Brazil. He doesn’t say it out of animosity, he just says things to elicit a reaction. In Wanderlei’s case I guess it worked.

    I love how he contradicts himself though. “I don’t say things at a distance (expletive) face.” Lol. Unless Sonnen was standing right there, I think you just did.

  • Rb_

     when wanderlei was face to face with him and was injured and on crutched he told off sonnen and sonnen had no words, he looked like a shy little boy.

  • sam_snee

    I know Wandy isnt as high as Sonnen, but he beat Cung Le and beat Bisping and should have beat Franklin. So if Sonnen loses to Silva and Wandy beats Belfort, i think the fight would be perfect timing, though i doubt Wandy can handle Chael’s size and wrestling, who knows. 

  • Mokorisan

    Sonnen is a real gringo, it’s bad if you do it to me, but because I am a gringo, I can do it to you.

    I wonder how the people that say that it’s all fun when sonnen says those things would react to someone saying stuff about the USA.

    P.S. Not all United Staters are gringos, but plenty  of you are. 

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