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.
Anderson Silva is focused on rectifying his loss to Chris Weidman at UFC 162 by beating the current champion at UFC 168. Following the main event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 28, 2013, Silva intends ... Read Post
In a relatively thin middleweight division, champion Anderson Silva has few marketable challengers outside of Chael Sonnen. But Rousimar Palhares remains a talented, albeit enigmatic, product with an imposing skill set. Gifted with ... Read Post
Chael Sonnen seems to be growing off on a lot of Brazilians, including UFC middleweight Rouismar Palhares, after it was learned that "Toquinho" turned down Sonnen's request to prepare for Anderson Silva. Palhares revealed to TATAME.... Read Post