Dana White Confirms Fight Between Anderson Spider Silva and Chael Sonnen
UFC President says this is the fight that everyone wants to see.
Comments (11)|3 Liked It
What all accompanying MMA already imagined this was confirmed Thursday by UFC president Dana White: Anderson Silva will defend the middleweight belt against Chael Sonnen again.
Asked on the radio program of Jim Rome if this would be the next title shot category, the official replied:
- It’s the fight everyone wants to see. Anderson is in a position where they think this guy is so disrespectful not want to give him a chance at the title, but will end up fighting with Chael Sonnen. The answer is yes – White said.
UFC president, however, not talk about what date and which edition will be the fight. But the trend is occurring after the 143 edition of the event.
Sonnen and Anderson Silva faced off for the first time at UFC 117 in August 2010. On occasion, the U.S. dominated all five rounds, but lost in the end by submission. The Spider, who claims to have struggled with a rib injury, leaving a triangle fit 2m50s to the end of combat.
The same night, Sonnen was caught in doping test and then suspended, returning only this year with victory over Brian Stann in October, forcing the opponent to give up after applying an arm-triangle choke in the first round.