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Randy Couture Discusses Upcoming Megafight Between Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen

Randy Couture has divided his time between filming movies and providing analysts for UFC events since announcing his retirement from the sport he once dominated.

“The Natural” was involved in several rematches during his competition days, so his insight into the Anderson Silva-Chael Sonnen rematch is one that should be listened to. Couture offered up his take during a recent interview with MMAFighting.com.

It’s kind of odd. Normally I would say the onus is on the guy who won the first fight to anticipate the changes the loser is going to make and get the same outcome. If you look at Anderson and Chael, Anderson won by triangle choke with two minutes left. He didn’t really win the fight; he got his (expletive) whooped – literally – for four-plus rounds. But, it’s almost like he was the guy that won.

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen 2 takes place this coming Saturday night from Las Vegas on pay-per-view. Silva won the first contest back in 2010 via submission.

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