Found June 17, 2013 on
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Chael Sonnen (27-13-1) has been unsuccesful in his last three UFC title shots and it seems to many that he may never earn another shot at gold. However, with these certain cirumstances that could play out by the end of 2013, the American Gangster could earn himself another trip to a championship fight.
Sonnen recently lost his last bout to Jon Jones for the Light Heavyweight Championship in the very first round by TKO. Jones seemed to win the fight rather easily with takedowns and clinch work.
But let’s face it, it’s not an easy task to defeat Jon Jones and Jones’ last five competitors could attest to that. Jones has now indicated that a move to heavyweight could happen by the end of 2013. “I definitely have goals to compete at heavyweight and obviously go for a championship,” Jones said at a MetroPCS fan chat back at UFC on Fox 5. Now that Jon Jones could be out of the picture at light heavyweight beginning of 2014, we could see an open competition / grand prix-like-tournam...
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Former UFC and PRIDE champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-7, fighting out of Curitiba, Brazil) will meet controversial and charismatic light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen (28-13-1, fighting out of West Linn, Ore.) on Saturday, August 17 at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass. The main event highlights an action-packed card that will serve as the inaugural live sports [...]
“UFC on Fox Sports 1: Shogun vs. Sonnen” takes place August 17 inside TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. UFC Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase seats for the show today at 10AM ET/7AM PT.
A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC Newsletter subscribers on Thursday, June 19 at 10AM ET/7AM PT. Psst, the top secret password is “BOSTON.”...
UFC's debut on FOX Sports 1 set for Aug. 17 remains on track, even if the MMA governing body has to get through some red tape in the meantime.
The card includes several foreign fighters, all of whom will need temporary Social Security numbers before Massachusetts will grant them a fighting license. Brazilian Mauricio "Shogun" Rua is scheduled to face Chael Sonnen in...
Storied mixed martial arts (MMA) legend, Dan Henderson, came up short in his quest to keep pace in the light heavyweight title hunt, following a close split decision loss to former division kingpin Rashad Evans (watch it here) at last night's (June 15, 2013) UFC 161 pay-per-view (PPV) event at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
It was his second straight defeat to...