UFC Tweets of the Day: Chael Sonnen calls out Rich Franklin

Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

Chael Sonnen took to twitter to call out former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin. Is his grudge match against Wanderlei Silva off?

Even prior to the multiple date and venue changes for the grudge match between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, the 'Gangster from West Linn Oregon' has been hinting that he doesn't think the bout between the two will materialize. Sonnen has been tweeting about it the past few weeks:

There will surely be more speculation about the pending bout between these TUF: Brazil coaches, as Sonnen has apparently turned his attention to Rich Franklin. He took to twitter to call out the former UFC champ:

Although Franklin has not officially retired, the 39-year-old has been on a hiatus and hasn't competed since his 2012 knockout loss to Cung Le.

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