Written by Spencer Lazara. Posted in Top News
Tagged: chael sonnen, Jake Ellenberger, Mark Munoz, MMA, ufc, UFC on Fox 2
Published on November 22, 2011 with 1 Comment
According to sources close to the fighters, Mark Munoz and Chael Sonnen will meet in a number one middleweight contender bout early next year. It looks to be the headliner of UFC on FOX 2 with rumors that Munoz’s teammate, Jake Ellenberger will also be featured with a likely opponent being Diego Sanchez. The event is taking place on January 28th at the United Center in Chicago.
Sonnen has been on record saying he will stay active rather than wait for Anderson Silva to be ready to defend his title again. Munoz has a huge opportunity to fight his way into the number one contender slot he has stated he is gunning for. The winner will likely face Silva around June, as Dana White has stated that is the timetable for the undisputed champ’s return to action.
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