Mark Munoz’s abrupt exit from “UFC on FOX” allowed the organization to arrange a last-minute scrap between two of the Octagon’s most lethal smack talkers. With exactly 10 days remaining to promote their middleweight shootout, Chael Sonnen (Pictured) and Michael Bisping have wasted no time in exchanging pleasantries.
“Chael Sonnen’s best weapon is his mouth, and that’s something that’s going to be absolutely useless in this fight,” Bisping expressed. “I see a very bright future for Chael Sonnen – as a used car salesman very soon.
“He’s been kicked out of politics, kicked out of real estate, and I am going to kick him out of the middleweight division.”
Not to be outdone, Sonnen came firing right back. However, it clearly wasn’t Uncle Chael’s best material.
“I am going to knock the teeth out of this snot-nosed Brit who calls himself royalty, who calls himself a ‘Count,’” Sonnen stated. “I am MMA royalty and America will tune into the Chael Sonnen show next Saturday on FOX.”
Although Munoz has done more than enough to earn his place in line for a shot at Anderson Silva’s title, a top contender contest with Sonnen and Bisping provides much more sizzle from a mainstream standpoint. The war of words between the two is just starting to heat up, with a conference call scheduled on Friday to officially launch their rivalry into orbit.
The UFC makes their return to primetime television on January 28th inside United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The 185-pound affair co-headlines the festivities.