Sonnen has ripped Silva for months, and Silva finally responded to reporters in the lead-up to their UFC 148 rematch.
Sonnen has perfected the art of trash talking, and he got in the first verbal jab before a July 7 rematch with Silva.
The 37-year-old champion pounced when his trash-talking rival made a mistake.
Anderson Silva backed up his words after being dominated in the opening round, winning by KO in the second after a flurry of knees and punches.
The first fight between the two bitter rivals nearly resulted in a major upset. How will Round 2 play out at UFC 148?
Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva follow up their epic first fight this Saturday at UFC 148. Kevin Iole joined Dan Wetzel's podcast to preview the big bout.
Jon Jones garnered five first-place votes of the 27 cast, but Silva could rein those in with a convincing victory.
Sonnen, who fights Rashad Evans on Saturday in Las Vegas, argues the UFC is mainstream and that it could put on a marquee card in "any venue in the world on any continent in the world and it...
From his fighting to his broadcasting, Chael Sonnen knows how to command the sport's attention.
The light heavyweight contender is driven by winning and is eager to get his first victory over a former UFC champion.
Weidman had his believers, but nobody figured he'd dismantle the legend of Anderson Silva quite like he did.
Silva's streak came to a crashing halt when he didn't respect the sport or Chris Weidman at UFC 162.
Silva said he doesn't think he'd beat Jones in a potential fight, but he could've just been playing the game.
Last week, Chael Sonnen called out Wanderlei Silva. A week later, the fight hasn't been made, so Sonnen has stepped up his lobbying efforts, including creating a poster for the fight.
Jon Jones dispatched Sonnen rather quickly, but another challenger may prove a bit more difficult.