Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva will face off at UFC 117 on August 7. These two fighters will have everything on the line when they both get on the mat in August.
Anderson Silva is the current Heavyweight champion and he will put his title on the line against Chael Sonnen. Anderson Silva will of course be the favorite when these two fighters take the mat as he is the champion, but that hasn’t stopped Sonnen from approaching the match with a high level of confidence.
Chael Sonnen has won his last three fights and is fighting at the highest level of his career to this point. He has been putting out statements regarding his abilities and the challenge that he is going to give Silva. Look for this to be a big factor in getting him ready for the match. You can also expect Silva to come out at his best to challenge Sonnen and his trash talk.
Anderson Silva is a great champion and has he has a 26-4 career mixed martial arts record. Although he has lost 4 fights over the course of his career, it has been about 4 years since Silva has lost a fight. Silva is just one of those fighters that can find a way to win every fight that he enters one way or another.
This fight will be in all of the conversations surrounding UFC 117 as they square off. The winner of this fight will be the new UFC Heavyweight champion.
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