Wanderlei Silva looks like Bram Stoker had a baby with Mary Shelly then threw the infant in a minefield to be raised by explosions. We all remember that convincing Pride knockout of Rampage where Jackson just falls throw the ropes, dignity first, on a table. Although Rampage avenged that lost in a ruthless way (I can understand the extra few punches at the of there last fight), Wanderlei still has his axe aimed for someone’s neck…Rich Franklin.
Actually, he’s gone a step further and predicted that Franklin ‘Won’t last two rounds‘ in their upcoming scrap festival. We all know what happens when fighters start transforming into Nastradamus, either they win in such a remarkable fashion that it’s impossible to not respect them (Nick Diaz against Frank Shamorock) or they start spazing out on the mat like, as Bas Rutten put it, ‘a piece of fried bacon’ (Mike Cook vs. Bobby Lashley). I hope Wanderlei can pull this off, I’m a big fan of anyone nicknamed ‘The Axe Murderer’. You pretty much are forced into friendship.
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