“The American Gangster” is quite confident ahead of his upcoming grappling match at UR Fight against Michael Bisping on March 20, 2016.
Chael Sonnen will return to action on March 20, 2016 when he faces Michael Bisping on the UR Fight card in a grappling match at City Centre in Phoenix, AZ,
The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender is retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) competition, but he did take part in grappling bouts at Metamoris 6 last year and Metamoris 4 in 2014.
Sonnen, 37, was a guest on SiriusXM Fight Club recently and spoke to hosts RJ Clifford and Michael Stets about the upcoming match against “The Count.”
“I’m in training for it and I’ll give you a spoiler now, Bisping has no chance,” Sonnen boasted.
When the two squared off in the Octagon back at UFC on FOX 2 in January of 2012, Sonnen won a unanimous decision in a very closely-contested fight. But now Bisping’s best attributes will be on the shelf, while Sonnen’s will all be readily at his disposal.
The current ESPN MMA analyst and host of the “You’re Welcome” podcast knows the matchup favors him, but he went out of his way to praise Bisping for taking the challenge and for being a tough competitor his whole career.
“So, Michael Bisping — in fairness — is a legit tough guy,” Sonnen raved. “And there are so many people in the UFC that pretend to be or claim to be and then pull out and they have all these excuses. Michael Bisping is a legitimate bad ass. He will take on anybody anywhere. You take this situation, which does favor me right? He is a kickboxer, his background and I come from a wrestling background. So he is coming into my turf. There is no weigh ins for ….View full article
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