The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil 3" coaches Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were back at each other's throats on Friday afternoon as part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) press conference to kick off the UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place inside Mandalay Bay Events Center on July 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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At the end of the pre-fight presser, designed to promote "International Fight Week" in "Sin City" this July, Sonnen and Silva came face-to-face for a light heavyweight staredown, and had to be separated by UFC President Dana White when tempers began to flare.
Said Sonnen (via MMA Fighting):
"My pet idiot has been here since 1999 and he's never used an interpreter until today. I was sitting at home scratching and clawing trying to make it. I was fighting at the dog park, I'm fighting anywhere I'm getting a chance, and I'm watching this knucklehead coming out of Japan wearing his belt. I thought I want to kick that guy's ass. He wouldn't have been the champion if I was in PRIDE."
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