Chael Sonnen Says Fedor vs. Anderson Silva Is Being Put Together By the UFC


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Fedor Emelianenko has been the hottest free agent in MMA since coming out of his heaven ordained retirement, and a long-awaited run in the UFC seems like it may finally become a reality. According to former middleweight and light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen, though, the Last Emperor joining the UFC is already a done deal and his first opponent has already been chosen.

Who is it, you ask? None other than former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.

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Here’s what he said on his “You’re Welcome” podcast (transcript c/o

So, you might have heard this rumor, but if you haven’t then I’ll start if for you. I can confirm that this is being tried to put together. This is happening at the UFC, but they’re trying to put a fight together Frank, 205 pounds, Fedor Emelianenko, you ready for this?, versus Anderson Silva.

Is that true, though? Well, since you ask…

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