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Dana White looking to book Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva for same card as Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort

UFC president Dana White talks Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva fight on the set of TUF: Brazil, says it was, "The worst thing that's ever happened on The Ultimate Fighter."

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Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva have already fought once for free. The UFC is hoping that when the two fighters, who are coaching opposite each other in the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, fight on an organized UFC fight card it will be in Las Vegas.

Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White told that Sonnen and Silva came to blows during filming of the reality show. On Thursday, speaking to the media, White described the fracas as "The worst thing that's ever happened on The Ultimate Fighter."

The two coaches mixed it up while cameras were rolling as their teams were preparing for a weigh-in. According to White the incident was caught on camera. White was unsure if the footage would air on the telecast of the show.

What White is sure of is that there were punishments doled out. However, the UFC president would not detail what those punishments were, saying that we'll all have to tune into the show to find out what type of disciplinary actions were taken.

White did say that he was not surprised to find out that Sonnen and Silva mixed it up, "I wasn't shocked. That thing has been a time bomb since they got there."

White said he addressed the two coaches, "I told them, ‘You idiots want to fight for free? Ok, I'd love to not pay you.' But, that's how bad they dislike each other."

As for when their official fight will happen, White said that Sonnen and Silva would be on the same card as the Weidman versus Belfort fight. The promotion expects that card will take place in Las Vegas in either May or July.

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