Jul. 7, 2012; Las Vegas, NV, USA; UFC fighter Chael Sonnen (left) against Anderson Silva during a middleweight bout in UFC 148 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Chael Sonnen wants to reach out to Anderson Silva to help coach on TUF: Brazil 3


Chael Sonnen is set to face off against Wanderlei Silva on season three of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. In an interesting twist, Sonnen has said that he plans to reach out to his rival Anderson Silva to see if he would be interested in joining Team Sonnen as a coach.

It would certainly be an interesting dynamic if Silva joined Sonnen, but it is a smart move for the former title challenger because it could allow him to be better received from the Brazilian fans and fighters.

This is going to be one of the most anticipated season of The Ultimate Fighter thanks to the big rivalry between Sonnen and Silva, so we can be sure that there will be plenty of fascinating altercations between the two as they lead up to their fight following the conclusion of the season.

You can watch Sonnen speak about asking Silva to coach below:

What do you think? Should Anderson Silva join Team Sonnen on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil? Sound off in the comments section below and let us know your thoughts.

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