Akiyama Wants To Fight Wanderlei Silva "Really Bad"


Dana White addressed Yoshihiro Akiyama's request to him for his next UFC fight at the post-fight press conference for UFC 110 in Sydney, Australia last night.<BR><BR>"Akiyama wants to fight Wanderlei very bad. It's a big fight that he wants – he wants this fight."<BR><BR>White continued, "We offered him another fight and he said he wants Wanderlei. Wanderlei is sitting here with stitches in his chin and a black eye and everything else, so he's going to go home, relax, heal and then we'll talk to Wanderlei and see when he's ready again. But yeah, Akiyama wants that fight really bad."<BR><BR>Check out a <A HREF="http://www.mmanews.com/news/87566" target="_Blank"><B>video archive of the full UFC 110 post-fight press conference</B></A>.


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