Wanderlei Silva Open To Middleweight Move, Wants Liddell First

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He's lost four of his last five fights with three of those coming by brutal KO but “The Axe Murderer” Wanderlei Silva has no plans of hanging up the 4-ounce gloves anytime soon. Silva tells MMAWeekly.com that he is open to a move to the middleweight division but he would like to fight with Chuck Liddell before that happens:

“It’s my normal weight,” he says of the light heavyweight class. “I never cut down too much weight for a fight. Maybe I go to fight one more time at light heavyweight, and after I go down.”

To Silva, the fight that makes the most sense is a rematch with Chuck Liddell, who gave him a three-round slugfest at UFC 79. He lost the decision, but feels they put on another fight of the year.

“I am thinking I want to fight Chuck again,” says Silva. “I want to fight with him again because I had a good match with him, and his style is a good style for me, and my style is good for him. It’s good for the show. Maybe it’s good for Dana.”

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