Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen: 3 Reasons We Don't Need a Third Fight

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Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen: 3 Reasons We Don't Need a Third Fight
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The second meeting between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen may have not lasted as long as their first encounter, but there was no shortage of drama. Sonnen dominated the first round of their fight at UFC 148 but eventually faltered in the second round.

In an almost eerily similar manner as the first bout, Silva overcame Sonnen's wrestling to secure another decisive victory.

Despite two finishes by the champion, the amount of intrigue and dollars are likely to at the very least make Dana White ponder the idea of a trilogy bout between the two men. There's no question Sonnen can sell anyone on a fight, but should there be a third meeting between the top two middleweights in the world?

The answer to that question should be an emphatic "no" for a number of reasons.

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