UFC Middleweight Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen have been tapped to coach opposite of one another on the next edition of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil, and even though the two won’t meet in the octagon until mid 2014, Silva has already started doing interviews talking trash about Sonnen. Silva promises to make Sonnen pay for all those disparaging comments he made about Anderson SIlva and the country of Brazil.
Silva told MMAFighting:
“That’s the best part. I know that, in the end, I’ll make him pay inside the Octagon for everything he says. I expect a great win, and I want a knockout.”
“It will be tough. He’s a douche bag, but that’s part of the deal. I’m here to work. We do what we have to do. But it won’t be easy to live with him. Whatever I need to say, I’ll say right to his face.”
“I believe it could be even more interesting with Chael coaching American fighters. We need big ratings. If we don’t pull good numbers on the TV we might not get another season (in Brazil), so we need to do a good show for the fans, and I believe it would be better with a Brazil vs. USA season. It makes no sense to have him here coaching Brazilian fighters.”
“I texted Dana White with that idea and he said he’s thinking about it. If it’s possible, I’m sure he’ll do it.”
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