de geruchten gaan datChael Sonnen en Wanderlei Silva de nieuwe coaches zijn voor het nieuwe seizoen van de ultimate fighter.
UFC President, Dana White has taken a step towards pitting middleweights, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva against each other on the forth coming season of “The Ultimate Fighter” after revealing the California State Athletic Commission will not stand in the way of the Team Quest front man starring on the reality show.
Speaking today at the UFC 124 pre-fight press conference, Dana said:
“He could coach ‘The Ultimate Fighter.’ Absolutely.”
“I’ve literally been on the road for so long now. I go home Sunday, and then I leave again Monday. I go on the road for another week. There’s a lot of things I haven’t dealt with. I haven’t looked at that thing at all, and now we have to figure out what we do with Chael. I guess the good part is that he got a six-month suspension. I was expecting a year. I have not come anywhere close to picking the coaches of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ yet.”
When asked what he thought about Sonnen’s argument during his hearing last week, Dana said:
“To be 100 percent honest with you, I haven’t heard anything about the Sonnen case. (UFC vice president) Marc Ratner was down there with him. But if you’re sitting here telling me that Chael said some crazy [expletive] down there that doesn’t make sense, it doesn’t shock me. I don’t know. It’s just one of those things that it’s a difficult situation. Now it is what it is.”
With filming due to begin in January for the thirteenth season of the hit reality show, as well as a proposed fight between Wanderlei and Chris Leben in the