by Jesse Holland
"The war has started. I’ll catch you, understand bro? I’ll catch him because our first fight did not prove anything really; it was a technical error and also a lucky moment. He knocked me out quickly. That loss is stuck in my throat and I will turn it over. I am a different fighter now and this time the one who is going to do the knocking out is me. I’ll beat him badly. I’m already preparing myself for this bout. I’m acting on his mindset. Everybody knows he is strong but is psychologically weak. Everybody knows he goes to bits before going in to fight, so I’m damaging his mind already."
Middleweight smasher Wanderlei Silva (via Fighter's Only) hopes to one day avenge his loss to current 185-pound number one contender Vitor Belfort, after "The Phenom" challenges Anderson Silva for the division title at UFC 126 in February 2011. Belfort finished the "The Axe Murderer" in just 44 seconds more than a decade ago at UFC 17.5: "Ultimate Brazil," and there is an outside chance we could see their rivalry renewed at the upcoming "Rio" event next August. Anyone think the results would be any different the second time around?