Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen just added some additional hype to their much anticipated re-match. The fightwhich is being dubbed as Silva vs Sonnen 2, has the makings of a Super bout at UFC 148.
Friday at the weigh-ins Anderson Silva felt like Sonnen got a little to close for comfort. That and in turn prompted Silva to land a shoulder check, that also skimmed Chael’s face.
Silva the current middle-weight Champion has successfully defended his title since 2006. The one man who actually gave him a run for his belt, was Sonnen.
Silva who usually keeps his cool, has come out saying he will break everything on Sonnen’s body. Sonnen has done everything to ignite the fire under Silva for this belt.
Calling him out on everything from national pride, to religion, to questioning his legitimacy as a champion. Many will argue that this shoulder could be all for show, in an effort to get a last minute push for PPV sales.
After the last fight these two guys turned in, it will only add more fuel to PPV fire, reeling in those viewers, making UFC owner Dana White a very happy man.
Also on the UFC 148 fight card is a bout between Forest Griffin, and Tito Ortiz.