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Just because the UFC is taking a three-week hiatus doesn’t mean there wasn’t any action between their fighters this Saturday. During today’s Olympia Expo in Las Vegas, Wanderlei Silva (pictured) was in hot pursuit of bitter rival Chael Sonnen, and the Brazilian wasn’t looking to make nice. Sonnen has been doing everything in his power to arrange a tango with Silva, including calling him a pile of “carp” after submitting Mauricio “Shogun” Rua last month. Unfortunately for Sonnen, “The Axe Murderer” is sidelined with a back injury until January and had to settle for meeting Rashad Evans at UFC 167. However, Silva’s dinged up back didn’t prevent him from trying to ding up Uncle Chael in public. Larry Pepe of Pro MMA Now obtained the footage of today’s confrontation from a camera phone. The video is quite pixelated, but it’s certainly better than nothing. “Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen almost came blows at Olympia expo. Screaming at each other, @wandfc pointing then restrained and led away,” Pepe tweeted. “Wand sought Sonnen out and was the aggressor in the confrontation.” Sonnen also addressed the incident via Twitter, suggesting UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis came to his defense, “Thanks for having my back, Champ. @showtimepettis Full story Wednesday, @UFCTonight.” I have never looked more forward to an episode of UFC Tonight since the show debuted. Please click the media player below to watch the near-rumble:


WATCH: Wanderlei Silva goes off on Chael Sonnen in Las Vegas

Remember that awesome Ultimate Warrioresque promo Wanderlei Silva cut on Chael Sonnen with the evil lighting where he said a bunch of cool stuff and metal was playing in the background? Well, after confronting Chael man-to-man yesterday at the Olympia Expo in Vegas, Wanderlei decided to cut another very similar promo. More importantly, he gave us some high quality WandFightTeam footage...

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Wanderlei Silva Addresses Confrontation with Chael Sonnen (Video)

Alright, these dark and ominous black and white videos UFC middleweight Wanderlei Silva (pictured) is now releasing are getting more and more scary – like leave the lights on at night scary. In Silva’s latest video, he addresses Saturday’s heated confrontation with Chael Sonnen at the Olympia Expo in Las Vegas. “You messed with the wrong guy!” Silva said to Sonnen. “Now...

Video: Wanderlei Posts Video on Sonnen Confrontation

Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen almost came to blows at the Mr. Olympia expo on Saturday, when Wand decided to approach the three-time title challenger and confront him in public.  Wanderlei, clearly the aggressor in this situation, approached Chael and began yelling and pointing his finger, which led to a reaction from Sonnen. They were soon separated. The Brazilian has been rallying...

Wanderlei Silva confronts Chael Sonnen in Vegas, and it’s intense

Wanderlei Silva does not like Chael Sonnen. That’s the understatement of the century. It may be a game for Chael, but for Wanderlei, all of those wisecracks and words are the real deal. You don’t talk about Brazil, Pride, Wand’s fighting spirit in the way Chael Sonnen has and get away with it. Now, Chael is seeing that words mean something, and Wanderlei Silva is PISSED. This...

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Wanderlei Silva confronts Chael Sonnen at the 2013 Olympia Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Vlogger, "The duo got in to a heated argument and were forced to be restrained by security guards — well, at least Silva was after instigating everything." [5th Round] **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe...

Wanderlei Silva releases another Chael Sonnen call-out video

Yeah, so it’s starting to seem like all of this Chael/Wand madness is staged, at least somewhat. I suppose I’m fine with that, because I could watch Wandy be mad at Chael all day long, but at the same time, I wish it was 100% real and pure. I don’t think that’s too much to ask. Yesterday we posted Wanderlei’s Chael confrontation that was filmed on a potato, and today we...

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Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva Get Heated At Olympia Expo

  The ongoing rivalry between Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 (1nc) and Chael Sonnen (29-13-1, pictured) continued recently when the pair clashed over the weekend at the Olympia Expo, which was held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The UFC veterans engaged in a war of words and while it’s unclear what triggered the confrontation, or whether it […]

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