Anderson Silva Shows Different Side In Attacking Chael Sonnen

The UFC hosted a media conference call to help promote UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen 2 on Monday, inviting UFC president Dana White, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen, Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin.

However, from the time Silva was asked his first question, it became very apparent that “The Spider” was all anybody wanted to hear speak.

Instead of remaining in his usual calm and cool speaking self, Silva went on the offensive – even if it was in his native language and needed to be translated by Ed Soares.

Silva repeatedly said he was going to “break” Sonnen’s face, arms and legs, adding, “he’s not going to be able to walk out of the Octagon by himself.”

Sonnen was the more relaxed fighter of the two, as he uttered a few words here and there, including a smooth one-liner of “medium-rare” in reference to past comments made about Silva’s wife cooking him a steak.

But, the highlight was Silva.

He went on to say, “Chael Sonnen’s going to get his (expletive) kicked like he’s never done before.” Adding, “I am going to beat him maybe the way his parents should have beat him.”

In channeling his inner Frank Mir (Mir once said he wanted to kill Brock Lesnar), Silva had the following to say:

“I’m going to break his arms, legs; he’s not going to be able to walk out of the Octagon by himself. What I’m going to do inside the Octagon is going to change the image of the sport.”

White said he had never heard Silva talk in this tone before, citing several instances where Silva is usually respectful towards his opponent. This time, that was not the case at all.

Photo credit: Esther Lin/FanHouse

  • Matt Pellerin

    Really hope so….sonnen is such a fuckin piece of shit! I hope he gets left unresponsive on the ground with a broken arm and blood leakin from his stupid fuckin face! I am so tired of hearing his shit…making me annoyed watchin ufc sometimes when throw his fuckin dumb face on tv to talk some stupid shit out of his ass.

    • sandman

      The way you’re talkin’ tells me you must be a Silva fan who is upset because your boy got beaten like a rented mule in the first go-around….

      • Alleister

        You mean that time where he had to tap or pass out? Was it the same time that he so proudly punched him over 300 times and did not manage to give him a single bruise and where he received about 10 hits and looked like he was ran over by a car?

  • Naro

    Ladies and gentlemen, that is the real Anderson Silva and how he talks behind the mics. That dude is a fake, just like Hughes, always talking the right thing, showing fake respect for his rivals getting on his knees with a long pretencious face

    • Alleister

      Lol, you’re the kind of guy who thinks everyone is showing their true personality in front of the crowd and cameras…when you speak in public, you pay attention to what you’re saying, you’re not in a bar with some friends so of course you don’t see the real Silva. He’s not hiding, he’s just showing respect like most people

      With that said, Silva looks like a really nice and easy going guy. He took all the shit Sonnen said for way too long, I bet 90% of people would have raged way before that, especialy if the guy is attacking not only you but your country and above all, your family. Stop acting like he’s a real bad guy, he just had enough at last.

    • Roger Dyriec Knowles

      u try to ignore the ramblings of a guy you already beat, for years as he talks down on your family, friends and country for no reason smh your one of those ppl who hate silva for no reason

  • LeoLarios

    Watch the language pellerin

  • Miranduh

    Lol I don’t know about breaking his arms and legs, but I think Silva is going to beat Chael by tko this time. Especially because Sonnen’s going to have a normal testosterone level this time. I doubt the takedowns will come as easy.

    • Bill Schumer

      Since when is 6:1 normal?

  • warriordave927

    That’s different,wonder if the anger will hurt his performance or motivate him to murder sonnen

  • Bill Schumer

    Sonnen loses again: This time Silva by 2nd/3rd round TKO. But either way, with everything that’s been said we should a hear a fantastic loser’s speech…

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