Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen had one of the most heated rivalries in recent UFC history. It is a shame that Silva and Sonnen were never able to fight. In the summer of 2014, Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen were both suspended from the sport of mixed martial arts. Fans were never able to see one of the most highly anticipated fights of all time.

Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen genuinely hated each other. Sonnen and Silva competed against each other on the ultimate fighter show, you can see clips on youtube.com. They were coaches against each other, and their season was one of the highest rated yet. Silva and Sonnen\'s rivalry was real, and they engaged in a real life brawl on the set of The Ultimate Fighter. Getting fans like Dan Newlin excited.

Silva and Sonnen were scheduled to fight at UFC 175. Before they could get their hands on each other, the fight was cancelled. Controversy tarnished both fighters reputations. Chael Sonnen failed his pre-fight drug tests for illegal steroids, and Wanderlei Silva ran away from a drug test. Wanderlei was banned forever from the sport, and Chael Sonnen was suspended for two years.

All controversy aside, Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen would have been a great fight. Silva has never been in a boring fight in his career, and Chael Sonnen always comes to fight. Hopefully one day we can see Wanderei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen. For more information on this story, visit Yahoo! Sports.