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Awesome Chael interview with Brazilian media

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  1. RUkickboxer Yellow Belt

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    Video at the bottom of the page, couldn't find a way to link directly

    He really seems convinced that Wand has a drinking problem, and the more I see, the more I believe it.

    Also talks about (in no particular order)
    - Shogun guillotine was luck
    - Jones vs Cormier or Jones vs Anderson
    - fighter from the show staying at his house in Oregon
    - calling Lyoto Machida on the phone
    - predictions for the final
    - thinks vitor was fighter of the year 2013
    - wishes Anderson a speedy recovery
    - Cormier vs Hendo
    - Belfort and Machida are the two fights he wouldn't ask for
    - his contract says 205, and he thinks Dana misspoke
    - Dillishaw's performance


    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2014/6/1/5770476/ufc-5-questions-with-gegard-mousasi-fedor-jmma
     
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  2. Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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  3. Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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    Oh now I see it my bad
     
  4. wwkirk Brown Belt

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    Good interview.
     
  5. VoodooTrumpet Yellow Belt

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    A great watch
     
  6. MRT Black Belt

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    great interview, thanks for posting.

    I didn't see any 'drinking problem' part though, other than a few references to Wand 'partying' instead of training...?

    Sonnen knows his history of the sport and really is honest and complimentary about various guys who have competed throughout the years. I think he has a job for life with UFC whenever he is done, and I look forward to him going back to MW where there are a ton of interesting fights for him and he won't be grossly undersized as he was against Jones and Rashad.
     
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    Didn't think id watch the whole thing but I did
     
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    When Chael is off He is amazing. Great insights
     
  9. RUkickboxer Yellow Belt

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    He stated in a few interviews (when the show was airing, to the media and once on the show itself he said "he smells like alcohol) that Wand was a drunk and wasn't training. It was actually pretty funny, even though Chael didn't seem to be trolling.
     
  10. RUkickboxer Yellow Belt

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    My favorite part was when he talks about calling up Machida to ask him to give his guy a pep talk.
     
  11. BrazilianDude Gold Belt

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    In case anyone wants to know what the hell is a coxinha
    [​IMG]

    It's good.
     
  12. Ogata Silver Belt

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    Chaels mom:

    [​IMG]
     
  13. chokeyou Derp de doo

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    What's inside that? There is a similar Japanese dish with mashed potatoes on the inside. Looks damn good.
     
  14. ventrue Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Whoever thought that Chael would turn things around and end up becoming more liked in Brazil than Wandy?
     
  15. psychodad Brown Belt

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    It's not too far fetched. Chael is genuinely likeable person, Wanderlei is a mindless thug.
     
  16. psychodad Brown Belt

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    That was an awesome interview, nice to see the real Chael for a full 35 minutes.

    He even went out of his way to give Shogun respect by saying he got lucky.
     
  17. BrazilianDude Gold Belt

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    Chicken. Sometimes a type of creamy cheese as well.
     
  18. psychodad Brown Belt

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    I wonder if people are not watching this just because of the length? I thought it was one of the most candid interviews of any MMA fighter ever.
     
  19. elzar Red Belt

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    wand has some sort of problem. i wouldn't doubt drinking or something like that.
     
  20. thanks for the vid ts
     

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