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UFC Tonight's Chael Sonnen pulls no punches when it comes to passing blame for the death of Olympic wrestling.
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We got really talk about some very important to -- you know people were freaking out out about it on Twitter I tweet about it. The International Olympic Committee want to get rid of the sport of -- in 2020. Acting sounds absolutely insane to me. And got we wanna hear from a guy that wrestling his whole life Chelsea on it as he goes out swing. Look how do you get rid of wrestling it is the oldest sport in existence and no walk of society you tell me seniority does not matter nothing can -- fell back as far as -- -- have liked to have balls and they didn't have bat. They were push -- pull one on one another look. We haven't any opera -- known as he -- that has ruined the sport we have to knuckle heads that you could trust to run your local doughnut shop. Regulated our sport of wrestling. At the same time is -- a surprise but disappointed no it's not. Wrestling has cannibalized itself from ten spots on the world and Olympic team tonight at eight. Has seven this is weather outlook I think basic science then number one rule in biology you either read ball -- you become extinct. I am not the bearer of good news I am not the one that's gonna spark a fake light up -- fire. Behind the -- Maria. Act of this fight. It's over guys and it's not over and 20/20 it's over into one of sixteen here is the fact they're not telling you. Wrestling in this country is supported. By the United States Olympic Committee that ATM is gonna close the second payroll the -- 2016 you got three and a half years lap. You get account I'm a governing body that clinic gave up one spot. -- from seven to eight to save Baltimore. It's over prepare the eulogy. It's a sad situation jail. You know I think about the kids you know when you get. -- that basketball is your kid you say I wanna play in the NBA. When you wrestle you wanna say I -- wrestle the Olympics one day and you know what that's gonna kill a lot of kids dreams right now and wrestling is a sport. That goes way beyond the -- you get discipline. You overcome obstacles the learning I mean it's very very sad -- acquired I about what we gotta go and out. This is you have -- tonight I'm Kenny Florian Chelsea on the does best help propel our hair on television.