Wanderlei Silva: “Chael is a joke.”

Last week, UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen took to the media and social networks to call out former Pride Champion Wanderlei Silva, and even said he would donate part of his purse if the Silva took the fight. Silva spoke to UFC Tonight on Tuesday to let everyone know that he had no idea that Sonnen called him out on the show last week and at no point has the UFC asked him to take the fight. The general consensus is that the fight is trying to be set up for the UFC first foray on FOX Sports 1 in Boston, but as of right now the bout is still just back and forth banter.

UFC Tonight Reported:

“Wanderlei said that no one’s offered him a fight. But he did want to say that ‘Jon Jones and Anderson Silva have been too nice to Chael. I want to suck his blood. I want to smell it. Not just fight – I want to hurt him. Chael is a joke, man. He’s going to be second forever. He’s never going to be first.’”

Chael Sonnen’s response:

“I think the real breaking news there is that Wanderlei Silva put together a coherent sentence that somebody understood. But I can assure you, Wanderlei, I will not be signing a contract for you to suck on any part of me. I suggest you go to a bath and find yourself.”

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