Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva staredown pic from set of Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Brazil

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Any chance these two rivals make it to their fight without getting into a bench-clearing brawl?

Remember that intense staredown between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate on the set of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18?

Pfffft.

That's chicken feed compared to the snarling that accompanied this first encounter (okay, second) between TUF: "Brazil 3" front men Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, who are currently coaching opposing teams for the latest edition of the international combat sports reality show.

The same one that is so "insane," that some of the stateside coaches are damn-near soiling themselves.

Sonnen and Silva were first scheduled to hook 'em up as early as UFC 167; however, lingering back issues and a dispute over the pay-per-view (PPV) revenue kept "The Axe Murderer" in the tool shed. Sonnen stayed busy by splitting a pair of bouts between Shogun Rua (win) and Rashad Evans (loss).

Onward and upward.

Now, in what is expected to be his final fight at 205 pounds before returning to middleweight, "The American Gangster" will settle his longstanding score with Wandy this summer, though a date and venue have yet to be established. Judging by the above pic, the sooner these two get inside the cage, the better.

Who ya' got?

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