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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts (Credit: Getty Jonathan Ferrey)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen is a middleweight fighter in the UFC

Michael Bisping, bottom, and Chael Sonnen fight in
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Michael Bisping, bottom, and Chael Sonnen fight in a Middleweight Bout during an Ultimate Fighting Championship match at the United Center Saturday in Chicago. (Jan. 28, 2012)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen rests
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen rests after a workout with his coaches Scott McQuary and Clayton Hires at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Chael Sonnen works out during an open workout
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Chael Sonnen works out during an open workout for UFC 148 in Las Vegas. (July 5, 2012)

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Anderson Silva, left, stares down Chael Sonnen at
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Anderson Silva, left, stares down Chael Sonnen at the UFC 148 weigh-ins. Seconds later, Silva bumped Sonnen with his right shoulder. (July 6, 2012)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Anderson Silva, bottom, wrestles with an unidentified person
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Anderson Silva, bottom, wrestles with an unidentified person during an open workout for UFC 148 at the Encore in Las Vegas on Thursday, July 5, 2012. Silva will fight Chael Sonnen on Saturday. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) LOCAL TV OUT LOCAL INTERNET OUT LAS VEGAS SUN OUT

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen grapples
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen grapples with Yushin Okami during a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout whiel his coaches Scott McQuary and Clayton Hires watch at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen puts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen puts on his gloves with the help of his mother Claudia during a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen rests
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen rests after a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen grapples
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen grapples with Yushin Okami as his coach Scott McQuary watches during a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen trains
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen trains with his coach Scott McQuary at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen takes
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen takes a water break with his mother Claudia during a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen conducts a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen rests
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TUALATIN, OR - JUNE 26: Chael Sonnen rests after a workout at the Team Quest gym on June 26, 2012 in Tualatin, Oregon. Sonnen will fight Anderson Silva July 7, 2012 at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Chael Sonnen walks to his corner after the
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Chael Sonnen walks to his corner after the fourth round during the middleweight championship bout at UFC 117 in Oakland, Calif. (Aug. 7, 2010)

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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva refuses to face
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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva refuses to face off with opponent Chael Sonnen at the UFC 117 weigh-in at Oracle Arena on in Oakland. (Aug. 6, 2010)

Anderson Silva, left, gets snubbed by Chael Sonnen
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Anderson Silva, left, gets snubbed by Chael Sonnen in a stare-down at the UFC 117 pre-fight press conference in San Francisco. Silva won the fight by fifth-round submission. (Aug. 5, 2010)

Chael Sonnen, left, speaks during a news conference
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Chael Sonnen, left, speaks during a news conference in San Francisco, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010. At right is Ricardo Almeida. Sonnen is scheduled to fight Anderson Silva, of Brazil, for Silva's UFC middleweight title at UFC 117 on Saturday in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Chael Sonnen, top, punches Anderson Silva during a
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Chael Sonnen, top, punches Anderson Silva during a UFC middleweight championship fight at UFC 117 in Oakland. Silva won by submission in the fifth round to retain the championship. (Aug. 7, 2010)

Michael Bisping, bottom, and Chael Sonnen fight in
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Michael Bisping, bottom, and Chael Sonnen fight in a Middleweight Bout during an Ultimate Fighting Championship match at the United Center Saturday in Chicago. (Jan. 28, 2012)

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Host and mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen arrives
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Host and mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen arrives at the Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2011 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. (Nov. 30, 2011)

Chael Sonnen throws down Brian Stann in a
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Chael Sonnen throws down Brian Stann in a middleweight bout at UFC 136. Sonnen submitted Stann in the second round. (Oct. 8, 2011)

Chael Sonnen flexes after weighing in at a
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Chael Sonnen flexes after weighing in at a UFC weigh-in event in Oakland, Calif.

Trust us when we say Chael Sonnen looks
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Trust us when we say Chael Sonnen looks better here than he did during his fight against Nate Marquardt at UFC 109. You wouldn't believe it from this photo, but Sonnen completely dominated Marquardt and won a unanimous decision. (Feb. 6, 2010)

Chael Sonnen punches Nate Marquardt during their mixed
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Chael Sonnen punches Nate Marquardt during their mixed martial arts middleweight bout at UFC 109 in Las Vegas. Sonnen won by unanimous decision. (Feb. 6, 2010)

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Chael Sonnen, top, grapples with Nate Marquardt during
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Chael Sonnen, top, grapples with Nate Marquardt during their mixed martial arts middleweight bout at UFC 109 in Las Vegas. Sonnen won by unanimous decision. (Feb. 6, 2010)

Middleweight Chael Sonnen, right, won a unanimous decision
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Middleweight Chael Sonnen, right, won a unanimous decision over Yushin Okami at UFC 104 in Los Angeles on Oct. 24, 2009.

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