Chael Sonnen: Anderson 'The Nuisance' Silva ruined Christmas for Rampage fans

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"He’s a grown man with earrings. He’s a grown man with saggy pants, pink t-shirts and crooked hats. Go join a gang, don’t get in the UFC. People don’t care about him. He came out and said he’s gonna go heavyweight, no one cared. So he comes out and says well ‘I’m gonna go light heavyweight,’ no one cared. ‘Well I’m gonna retire.’ Good! Beat it, this is back page news, no one cares about you anyway. ‘Well I’m not gonna retire I’m gonna stick around.’ Or do that. Again, it doesn’t really matter, you’re a nuisance. So who cares, they go make the little action figures and the two little kids that bought em, are probably pretty upset, their parents probably thought it was Quinton Jackson when they bought it for them and the kids had a disappointing Christmas I would imagine. That's a big difference. I became the number one contender on February and February 7 he sent out a press release as to why he shouldn't have to fight me. On August 7 he will fight me. I stand here of my own free will. He stands here because Uncle Dana is making him."

UFC middleweight number one contender Chael Sonnen talks backstage at the WEC 48: "Aldo vs. Faber" media festivities about fighting Anderson Silva on August 7 for the UFC middleweight championship. Sonnen credits "The Spider" for his skill set, but slams his recent performances inside the cage including the bizarre antics that marred the recent UFC 112 main event. Forget for a second about winning, can the part-time Realtor and political hopeful even force the Brazilian to fight without ending up face first on the canvas ala Forrest Griffin? And to Sonnen's point, does anyone even care if he does?

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