Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 7/5/13
Mr. Telephone Man, there’s something wrong with someone’s line. While UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva claimed UFC president Dana White (pictured) lied about chatting with him to request a fight minutes after watching light heavyweight champion Jon Jones trounce Chael Sonnen at UFC 159, White says the phone conversation did take place. However, White was quite vague when addressing Silva’s accusation that he stretched the truth. “Well, I didn’t say he asked for Jones. I said he called and wants a superfight,” White said Thursday. “Did he specify [if he wants UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre or Jones]? Yeah, we talked. I told the media earlier this week, these guys all get mad when I talk about what we talk about publicly to the media. “This is the way this company is. This is the way it’s always been. It’s the way it’s always going to be, while I’m here, anyway. Whatever we talk about, I’ll tell you guys. And I know how Anderson is about it. I can tell you this, Anderson Silva
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