Matt Lindland on Chael Sonnen: “Anderson will to find a way to weasel out of that fight.”

Matt Lindland has predicted that UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva will find a way to “weasel out” of a rematch with Team Quest front man, Chael Sonnen, explaining the excuses are already coming.

Lindland, speaking via MMA HQ, said:

“Haha. Anderson will to find a way to weasel out of that fight. I don’t know what his contractual obligations are as far as who he has to fight as a champion but they’re already laying the ground work; I mean look at the article that came out this morning on Bloody Elbow.”

“His manager Ed Soares is already making excuses for Anderson to not take that fight so yeah I think they’re going to try to weasel out of it. I don’t know what his obligations are contractually to the UFC but his obligations to the fans are that he needs to take that fight.”

“Everyone of the fans know that Chael’s the number one contender and the guy that has a chance of beating him, can beat him and exposed his weaknesses in that fight. The fans want to see that fight and Anderson owes the fans that fight.”

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