‘Healthy’ Silva would co-headline UFC 167 against Chael Sonnen

Thursday, August 22, 2013

When asked tonight about a potential bout between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen, UFC President Dana White said the bout could happen at UFC 167 if Silva was healthy and ready to fight:

UFC president Dana White made his debut on “Fox Sports Live” on Wednesday, and he came out firing. Shortly after announcing Lyoto Machida will drop to middleweight to fight Tim Kennedy, White said Chael Sonnen will be granted his wish and get a scrap against Wanderlei Silva (pictured).

However, the caveat is Silva must be healthy. If “The Axe Murderer” is, the bitter rivals will co-headline UFC 167.

“If Wanderlei’s healthy, I will definitely make it UFC 167′s co-main event,” White stated.

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