Was Chael Sonnen UFC champion?

Was Chael Sonnen UFC champion?

Sonnen has also fought in the WEC, Pancrase, and most recently for Bellator MMA. Sonnen is often considered one of the best mixed martial artists never to have won a UFC Championship….

Chael Sonnen
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)

How many losses does Chael Sonnen have?

Chael Sonnen Record: 29-15-1

W/L Fighter Str
loss Chael Sonnen Jon Jones 6 20
loss Chael Sonnen Anderson Silva 22 15
win Chael Sonnen Michael Bisping 40 30
win Chael Sonnen Brian Stann 28 2

How old was Chael Sonnen when he started fighting?

Mixed martial arts career. 1 Early career. Sonnen started his mixed martial arts career in 1997 at the age of 19, by defeating Ben Hailey in Vancouver, Washington. He next 2 Ultimate Fighting Championship. 3 Bodog Fight. 4 World Extreme Cagefighting. 5 Return to the UFC.

How big was Chael Sonnen at University of Oregon?

1 187.25 lb – 3rd place out of University of Oregon (1997) 2 187.25 lb – 2nd place out of University of Oregon (1998) 3 187.25 lb – 1st place out of University of Oregon (1999) 4 187.25 lb – 1st place out of University of Oregon (2000) 5 Awarded “Most Outstanding Wrestler” of 2000 tournament

When did Chael Sonnen challenge Anderson Silva in UFC?

At UFC 117 on August 7, 2010, Sonnen challenged Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight Championship. Sonnen had trash talked to hype the fight, stating he was going to retire Silva.

When did Chael Sonnen fight Dan Miller in UFC?

At UFC 98 in May 2009, Sonnen defeated Dan Miller via unanimous decision. He was a late replacement for Yushin Okami, who tore ligament while training. He took the fight on 22 days’ notice, and lost 36 pounds (16 kg) in order to compete.