Chael Sonnen loved the idea of being part of the UFC’s 20th anniversary card; he just didn’t like the idea of fighting Rashad Evans to do it. In this MMAWeekly.com video, Sonnen talks about the awkward moment he found out that he’s fighting Evans. The two just happened to be sitting right next to each other when Sonnen got the message from UFC president Dana White.
Watch the video below.
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