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"American Gangster" is back! Former two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title contender, Chael Sonnen, will return to action on May 6, 2015, when he faces off against Renato Sobral at Metamoris 6 in Los Angeles, California. Sherdog confirmed the news with Metamoris officials earlier today (March 4, 2015) This will be the second time the two go toe-to-toe, as they initially met at UFC 55 back in 2005, with "Babalu" coming out on top after forcing "American Gangster" to tap read news >>

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A rematch of UFC 55 is coming to Metamoris. Chael Sonnen will meet Renato "Babalu" Sobral on May 9 at Metamoris VI, according to Sonnen. Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie confirmed the news, as well. Gracie said the event would take place in Los Angeles, but he would not confirm the location just yet. Gracie added that Sonnen vs. Sobral will not serve as the main event, which will be announced in the coming days. Metamoris is a grappling promotion that features 20-minute, submission-only matches. T read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Former Strikeforce champion Renato Sobral will come out of retirement on April 11. After a nearly two-year hiatus, Babalu returns to the ring at Strength & Honor Championship 11 in Geneva, Switzerland to face local hero and Bellator veteran Volkan Oezdemir. From competing in the early vale-tudo days to being a UFC title challenger, Renato Sobral has done it all. He has fought all over the world, from Europe to Asia, and after 16 years and 49 fights in every large organization, the Brazilian call read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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That didn't last very long. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Bellator MMA, and Strikeforce veteran Renato Sobral, who called it quits in June 2013 on the heels of back-to-back technical knockout losses, insisted he was "at peace" with his decision to retire from combat sports. Guess not. "Babalu" (37-11) will make his light heavyweight return against Swiss striker Volkan "Cousin" Oezdemir in the main event of Strength and Honor Championship (SHC) 11 on April 11, 2015, inside Leman Theatre i read news >>

  • a year ago
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He told himself that no matter how things turned out, this would be his last trip through the ringer. It seemed fitting to end on a tournament, the same way he'd started some 13 years earlier, back before anyone knew who Renato "Babalu" Sobral was. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Seth Petruzelli retires from fighting at age 33 following his Bellator 96 knockout loss to “King” Mo Lawal on June 19. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Just two days after Renato Sobral announced his retirement from mixed martial arts, fellow Bellator light heavyweight Seth Petruzelli has also called it quits. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Join MMA DIRT as we wish Babalu a happy retirement. read news >>

  • a year ago
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If Renato Sobral has one regret about his final MMA fight, it's that he couldn't make his body do what it used to. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Muhamad "King Mo" Lawal moved on to the Bellator Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament finals on Wednesday night, while Renato "Babalu" Sobral called it a career. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Three of the four participants in Bellator’s 2013 Summer Series light heavyweight tournament hit their contracted marks at Tuesday’s Bellator 96 weigh-ins, but Jacob Noe came in slightly heavy at 206.2 pounds. read news >>

  • a year ago
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After losing to Mikhail Zayats in the last Bellator light heavyweight tournament, Jacob Noe returns to face Babalu Sobral in the promotion's abbreviated summer tournament. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Bellator’s first Summer Series event of 2013 will feature the semifinals of the promotion’s four-man light heavyweight tournament, a source close to the event Wednesday told Sherdog.com. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Bellator Fighting Championships on Friday announced the signing of former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Renato “Babalu” Sobral, who will make his Bellator debut in 2013 as part of the promotion’s next 205-pound tournament. read news >>

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