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Hackleman: It looks like they’re going to do the Wanderlei fight in Dec.

john_hacklemanWhile it’s far from official, rumors of a match between Chuck Liddell and Wanderlei Silva at UFC 79 on Dec. 29 won’t die. In fact, Liddell’s long-time trainer John Hackleman has thrown additional fuel on the fire with comments made during a recent interview with FightHype.com:

Percy Crawford: Ohio. I know you’re getting ready to head in the gym. Thanks for your time.

John Hackleman: No problem. If you want to set something up with Chuck, let me know because it looks like they’re going to do the Wanderlei fight in December.

Click here to read the entire interview.

The more I think about it, the more I believe we’re going to see it because how many other options do they have at light heavyweight for UFC 79? Liddell vs. Dan Henderson is about the only other option I can think of.

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