Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen at UFC 148 weigh-inLAS VEGAS – Only 24 hours separates UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva from facing arch enemy Chael Sonnen in the main event of UFC 148 after the official weigh-ins on Friday.

Everybody in attendance at the UFC 148 weigh-ins knew it was going to be intense, and as Anderson Silva literally shrugged his shoulder into Chael Sonnen after weighing in, the two fighters had to be separated.

Sonnen was his usual self after the weigh-ins were over offering up one final promotional push for what could be the biggest single fight in UFC history.

“Champion vs. icon. Myth vs. legend. Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen, the fake guy vs. the bad guy, and only on pay-per-view,” said Sonnen.

A visibly angered Anderson Silva spoke English to the Las Vegas crowd with his prediction for how it will go down on Saturday night.

“I don’t respect Chael, Chael don’t respect nothing, Chael don’t respect UFC, Chael not respect my country, tomorrow I come to fight,” Silva said with an underlying anger in his voice.

The rest of the card made weight as well with no issues including Tito Ortiz who wore a shirt that said ‘Thanks for everything UFC’ as he faced off for the last time ever with his retirement coming on Saturday night.

UFC 148 FULL WEIGH IN RESULTS:

MAIN EVENT: UFC MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
Anderson Silva (184) vs. Chael Sonnen (185)

CO-MAIN EVENT:
Tito Ortiz (204) vs. Forrest Griffin (204)

UFC 146 MAIN CARD PAY-PER-VIEW:
Cung Le (185) vs. Patrick Cote (185)
Dong Hyun Kim (170) vs. Demian Maia (170)
Chad Mendes (146) vs. Cody McKenzie (145)
Mike Easton (135) vs. Ivan Menjivar (136)

UFC 146 PRELIM FIGHTS ON FX
Melvin Guillard (155) vs. Fabricio Camoes (156)
Gleison Tibau (155) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov (155)
Costa Philippou (186) vs. Riki Fukuda (185)
John Alessio (156) vs. Shane Roller (155)

UFC 146 PRELIM ON FACEBOOK:
Rafaello Oliveira (156) vs. Yoislandy Izquierdo (156)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 65 'Prelims' undercard preview and predictions, Pt. 1

  • 22 days ago
  • 12 views

Heavy men with heavy hands. Two of the most powerful punchers in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight division will lock horns this Saturday (May 9, 2015) inside Adelaide Entertainmen read news >>

GSP refused to return at UFC 186 because new drug testing program not yet in place

  • 22 days ago
  • 21 views

The former UFC welterweight champion says, as long as the new anti-doping program is not in place, he doesn't want to come back. read news >>

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao full fight video highlights

  • 24 days ago
  • 165 views

Watch Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao full fight video highlights from the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao main event above, courtesy of ESPN.Mayweather vs. Pacquiao took place May 2, 2015 at the MGM Gra read news >>

Boxing Results: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

  • 24 days ago
  • 4 views

MMA Fighting brings you Boxing results: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event is headlined by a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Mann read news >>

Mayweather-Pacquiao full fight video preview

  • 24 days ago
  • 11 views

Get hyped. Preview – Saturday, May 2 live on pay-per-view beginning at 9pm ET/6pm PT. It was a long, winding and frustrating road, but the illustrious combat sports paths of Floyd Mayweather and Mann read news >>

UFC Fight Night 65 weigh-ins set for May 9 in Australia; Overeem, Eye, Chiesa host Q&A

  • 24 days ago
  • 2 views

UFC Fight Night 65 fighter weigh-ins take place next Saturday in Australia – late Friday night in the States – and a trio of surging fighters will host the preceding Q&A session.Filed under: News, UF read news >>

Tweet of the Day: Myles Jury trashes his Reeboks

  • 25 days ago
  • 100 views

With some new numbers and a new tiered system in place, fighters finally have an idea just how much they'll be getting from their Reebok deal... and at least one of them is not happy about it. Just a read news >>

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Weigh-in Video, Live at 6p ET

  • 25 days ago
  • 7 views

Watch the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao weigh-in streaming live Friday, May 1 at 6p ET / 3p PT. read news >>

Floyd Mayweather 'Grand Arrival Show' start time set, 'Money' to arrive at MGM Grand at 3 p.m. PT today

  • 28 days ago
  • 21 views

It's time to kickoff fight week, like only "Money" can ... Floyd Mayweather will embrace the fight week "hoopla" like only he can, arriving at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada -- the site read news >>