Wanderlei Silva & Chael Sonnen To Coach Opposite Of Each Other On TUF Brazil 3

UFC president Dana White confirmed on FOX Sports Live that Sonnen and Silva will coach against each other for TUF Brazil three . White was hesitant to make the announcement, stating that “people at my own company are gonna get mad at me”.

Sonnen had this to say regarding the news being confirmed:

“I gotta react here, but you kind of caught me off guard,” Sonnen Stated. “We’ve had a little bit of talks about this, but I didn’t know it was final.”

White says they are planning ahead for TUF Brazil, he said:

“You will coach The Ultimate Fighter and you will have a ton of security down there with you. It should be a fun season,”

UFC.com released details on tryouts:

Tryouts for The Ultimate Fighter: Brasil 3 will be held in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, November 11 and are open to middleweights, light heavyweights and heavyweights, with filming expected to begin in early 2014.

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