Found September 05, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Chael Sonnen will get his wish. No, not the one to fight Wanderlei Silva or the one to fight Vitor Belfort. Instead, he's been granted the opportunity to fight at the UFC's 20th anniversary show, UFC 167 , where he will take on Rashad Evans in the co-main event. On Wednesday, both fighters confirmed they have verbally accepted the match. The fellow FOX Sports analysts are friends, but said they would have no problem putting their relationship aside to compete against each other at what is likely to be the UFC's biggest even of the 2013 calendar. The show takes place on Nov. 16 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. After seeing the middleweight division open up with longtime champ Anderson Silva's loss, and prior to his August fight with Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Sonnen had voiced an intention to return to 185 pounds, but after choking out Rua, the "American Gangster," reversed course to stay at 205. Evans (18-3-1) recently snapped a two-fight losing str...

Chael Sonnen vs Rashad Evans Now Official For UFC 167 On November 16th

  The rumoured bout between Chael Sonnen (29-13-1) and Rashad Evans (18-3-1, pictured) for UFC 167 is now confirmed, with UFC officials announcing the news this evening. Sonnen had been holding ambitions of appearing on the UFC’s twentieth anniversary card for some time now, and it seems largely in part to his own matchmaking skills, […]

Chael Sonnen vs. Rashad Evans Co-Headlines UFC 167

With every Brazilian on his hit list currently unavailable, Chael Sonnen (pictured) will have to settle for Rashad Evans. During Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 28 pre-fight show, Sonnen revealed he and “Suga” will co-headline UFC 167 on November 16. “The most well dressed man, future Hall of Famer, former world champion Rashad Evans; he will be fighting on Nov. 16 against the...

“Suga” Rashad vs Sonnen set for UFC 167

As per the UFC’s official website, the following statement was released: Former UFC light heavyweight champion “Suga” Rashad Evans has verbally agreed to face number-nine ranked contender Chael Sonnen in the co-main event of UFC 167 November 16 in Las Vegas. The bout has been teased in recent weeks by Evans and Sonnen, friends who […]
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