Wanderlei Silva 034 Pride-478x270The every-growing feud between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen has once again reared it’s ugly head.

The two have been in each other’s face for years, ever since Silva confronted Sonnen over comments he made about then-UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and his Brazilian heritage.

In recent months, a fight between the two in the Octagon has become a real possibility. Sonnen has been angling for the fight at every turn, while Silva continues to say he wants the fight as well, and more for personal than professional reasons.

Silva, however, last fought in March when he defeated Brian Stann, and has been sidelined recently with an injury. He isn’t expected to return to the Octagon until the beginning of 2014, which has kept any fight with Sonnen — at least in the cage — on the sidelines.

The two have continued taking shots at each other at almost every turn in interviews, on Twitter, on YouTube, and any other available venue.

The latest altercation came on Saturday when Silva sought out Sonnen at the Mr. Olympia festivities in Las Vegas, video camera and security crew in tow.

The exchange didn’t last but a few seconds, numerous members of each man’s camp, holding them back as they slung schoolyard threats at each other on a convention room floor full of vendors.

In the end, little came of the incident, other than a video full of threats and promises from Silva to Sonnen, such as, “Everything you said about me will have a payback.”

There is a personal distaste for one another that is extremely evident, but don’t discard the fact that both Silva and Sonnen are savvy purveyors of their professions. Whether their feud runs as deep as they portray or not, a fight between the two appears inevitable once both men are concurrently healthy enough to fight.

Warning: Explicit language

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

Related News

Nevada Court Overturns Wanderlei Silva’s Lifetime Ban

  • 15 days ago
  • 24 views

The Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a lifetime ban and a $70,000 fine in September of last year, but the fighter has received a reprieve. read news >>

Video: Wanderlei Silva reacts to Nevada judge lifting his lifetime ban

  • 14 days ago
  • 41 views

Wanderlei Silva posted a video thanking his fans for the support and celebrating his lifetime ban being lifted after two years away from the sport. The Axe Murderer is thrilled. A Nevada district cou read news >>

Chael Sonnen signs deal to be pro wrestling analyst (Yahoo Sports)

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

From Yahoo Sports: The former UFC middleweight will announce for a new promotion owned by a former WWE star. read news >>

Daniel Cormier on Chael Sonnen's 'punk' comment: 'Remember the source'

  • 28 days ago
  • 437 views

Chael Sonnen recently made headlines for the first time in awhile when he chimed in on the UFC light heavyweight title situation. Speaking on his podcast, Sonnen said that anyone who would accept the read news >>

Chael Sonnen calling bulls--t on 'Mayweather vs. Pacquiao' record-setting PPV buys

  • 22 days ago
  • 58 views

The number of pay-per-view (PPV) buys for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match, which took place earlier this month (May 2, 2015) inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, are expected t read news >>

Headline Hunting: What's next for Wanderlei Silva? Morgan, Ferraro weigh in

  • 12 days ago
  • 1 views

With his lifetime ban now lifted, does vet Wanderlei Silva still have a future in MMA as a fighter? It’s one of the topics that MMAjunkie’s Joe Ferraro and John Morgan discuss this week in “Headline read news >>

UFC veteran Chael Sonnen switches teams, joins pro wrestling roster

  • 26 days ago
  • 28 views

Three-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender and retired mixed martial arts (MMA) star Chael Sonnen is headed to professional wrestling. But not with WWE. Instead, the Metamoris co read news >>

Conor McGregor says he's not like Chael Sonnen, justifies Reebok deal

  • 11 days ago
  • 10 views

The brash Irishman feels, if you're not generating anything, you can't expect to be given everything. read news >>

Chael Sonnen on May/Pac: I think the PPV numbers are grossly embellished

  • 23 days ago
  • 16 views

Retired middleweight star, Chael Sonnen weighs in on all things Mayweather/Pacquiao. Topics included 'grossly embellished' PPV numbers, fan disappointment, missed PR opportunities and if the UFC can read news >>

Chael Sonnen nears midpoint of NAC suspension; will he return when it's done?

  • 13 days ago
  • 3 views

Sunday will mark the anniversary of Chael Sonnen's first of two failed drug tests administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission. And with the two-year suspension issued by the commission last July n read news >>