Rousimar Palhares declines Chael Sonnen’s sparring request – UFC news
Chael Sonnen, the former UFC middleweight champion, is again in the news but this time in an indirect manner as in a recent interview, Rousimar Palhares, the Brazilian middleweight pounder, has turned down Sonnen’s official request of aiding him in training
against Anderson Silva.
Silva will defend his title against Chael, the man from whom he took it in the first place, at UFC 148 and will headline the pay-per-view.
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