Sonnen Turns Down MMA Fight Against Silva But Says He’ll Face Him In A Metamoris Match

Wanderlei Silva challenged Chael Sonnen to fight him in Brazil on Sunday after he was asked about the fight at an event, but it doesn’t seem like thats going to happen.

Sonnen was recently asked about the possibility of fighting Silva in Brazil said it’s not going to happen.

Sonnen told them that besides being retired from MMA, he is going to honor his current Nevada State Athletic Commission suspension, which doesn’t expire until mid-2016.

Sonnen did throw out the offer of competing with Silva in a jiu-jitsu match at a future Metamoris event, if Silva is willing to accept the challenge.

Silva told sources in July the following:

“Yeah [I’ll fight him in Metamoris], why not? I never think about that but I think it’s a good idea.”

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