Stephan Bonnar could be the biggest underdog atop a UFC card in the recent history as he faces middleweight champ Anderson Silva in a non-title fight on Saturday.
Not that it matters to the quasi-retired 35-year-old.
"I couldn't have wrote it any better," Bonnar told FOXSports.com. "It's like a movie. You come out of retirement to fight the best fighter in on the planet in his own backyard. It's great. It's crazy. It's like, 'Is this really going to happen?'"
Bonnar later described UFC 153 as "Rocky IV," where Sylvester Stallone's famed character upsets Russian Ivan Drago in an a non-title fight. Switch Russia for Brazil and shorten it to three rounds, and Bonnar wouldn't be too far off --- save the fact Rocky may have had better odds to beat the fictional 'roided-out Drago.
And maybe Rocky and Drago had a little more time to train than either participant. Bonnar was in the second week of helping former pro wrestler Dave Batista train for an MMA bout when he got a text from his ...