Lyoto Machida Explains Why Chael Sonnen Is Right Opponent For Bellator 222

Lyoto Machida feels the timing is right for a showdown with Chael Sonnen. Machida vs. Sonnen will headline Bellator 222 inside Madison Square Garden in New York City on June 14. This will mark Bellator’s second trip to MSG as they made their debu…

Lyoto Machida feels the timing is right for a showdown with Chael Sonnen. Machida vs. Sonnen will headline Bellator 222 inside Madison Square Garden in New York City on June 14. This will mark Bellator’s second trip to MSG as they made their debut in “The World’s Most Famous Arena” back in June 2017. Sonnen […]

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Exclusive: Chael Sonnen Explains Why He Won’t Trash Talk Lyoto Machida

Chael Sonnen and Lyoto Machida will be facing off at Bellator 222, which will be taking place in Madison Square Garden in New York City on June 14, 2019. Earlier today at the press conference for the event, both Sonnen and Machida were in attendance, b…

Chael Sonnen and Lyoto Machida will be facing off at Bellator 222, which will be taking place in Madison Square Garden in New York City on June 14, 2019. Earlier today at the press conference for the event, both Sonnen and Machida were in attendance, but there is one thing that was missing: Sonnen’s customary […]

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Chael Sonnen vs. Lyoto Machida Set For MSG Card In June

“The American Gangster” Chael Sonnen will take on Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida in a light heavyweight bout at MSG in June, according to sources. The news comes via ESPN who first reported in February that the two fighters had verbally agreed to fight at some point later this year. Sonnen, 42, most recently competed in […]

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“The American Gangster” Chael Sonnen will take on Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida in a light heavyweight bout at MSG in June, according to sources.

The news comes via ESPN who first reported in February that the two fighters had verbally agreed to fight at some point later this year.

Sonnen, 42, most recently competed in the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix in October where he lost in the Fedor Emelianenko in the semifinals.

As for the 40-year-old Machida, he had a successful promotional debut back at Bellator 213 in December of last year. The former UFC light heavyweight champion defeated Rafael Carvalho via split decision in that night.

This will mark the second occasion the Viacom-owned promotion has staged an event at the sports mecca that is MSG. The promotion’s first event at MSG was back in June of 2017. Sonnen fought on that night as well. He defeated Wanderlei Silva in the main event.

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Bellator Returning To MSG In June, Machida vs. Sonnen Booked

Bellator is returning to Madison Square Garden in New York City. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani got word that Bellator has booked Lyoto Machida vs. Chael Sonnen for June 14 inside “The World’s Most Famous Arena.” Bellator will be announci…

Bellator is returning to Madison Square Garden in New York City. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani got word that Bellator has booked Lyoto Machida vs. Chael Sonnen for June 14 inside “The World’s Most Famous Arena.” Bellator will be announcing more match-ups for the card in the near future. While it was believed that Machida was in […]

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Chael Sonnen Weighs In On Conor McGregor’s Retirement Announcement

Chael Sonnen has a theory as to why Conor McGregor announced his retirement. McGregor is by far the biggest star to ever enter the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). While Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar, and Georges St-Pierre have been big draws for the…

Chael Sonnen has a theory as to why Conor McGregor announced his retirement. McGregor is by far the biggest star to ever enter the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). While Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar, and Georges St-Pierre have been big draws for the UFC, McGregor has outdone all of them when it comes to pay-per-view buys […]

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