Wanderlei Silva Open To Middleweight Move, Wants Liddell First

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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