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Will Michael Bisping ‘Chael Sonnen’ His Way to a Shot at the Title?

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By Anton Gurevich

Before his fight against Nate Marquardt at UFC 109, Chael Sonnen was just another UFC middleweight — far, far away from challenging Anderson Silva for his belt. But the charismatic Oregonian had plans of his own; Sonnen used his second-to-none trash-talking skills and the interest in Nate Marquardt’s campaign for a rematch against Anderson Silva to call out the Champ, eventually forcing himself into the mix for a shot at the title. Of course, Chael Sonnen backed up his talk by bulldozing Marquardt during all three rounds, to earn a spot in line against the winner of UFC 112′s Silva vs. Maia match-up.

Whether you like him or not, it’s hard to deny that Chael Sonnen has an exciting personality. But Sonnen has suffered his share of setbacks, and now finds himself in an ongoing battle against his toughest opponent to date – the Nevada and California athletic commissions. When looking for another UFC middleweight even remotely as controversial and charismatic as Chael Sonnen, the only name that comes to mind is Michael “The Count” Bisping. It’s no surprise that the pair were originally set to resurrect The Ultimate Fighter series, something that even Brock Lesnar has struggled to do this season…

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Dante- May 24, 2011 at 10:19 pm
Bisping can suck a dick.
whiterice- May 24, 2011 at 2:35 pm
This article has little reason to exist unless Bisping recently did something that suggests he's trying to "Sonnen" his way to a title shot - which, apparently, he hasn't.
Fried Taco- May 24, 2011 at 1:56 pm
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Onan- May 24, 2011 at 1:48 pm
I've never thought Sonnen had an exciting personality. I've always found him to be a pretentious phony.
intercept440- May 24, 2011 at 12:52 pm
Rex, thats you buddy. get us something new homey
intercept440- May 24, 2011 at 12:52 pm
wow..... i feel like my I.Q. just dropped from that non new informational article... its like diahrea of the brain .

cant you get that new guy to write something,instead of copying your shit from another MMA site?? fuck
SnackDaddy- May 24, 2011 at 12:29 pm
What an insightful piece. I feel truly enlightened.