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Chael Sonnen says he is boxing Jorge Masvidal in October as results of latest beef

According to Chael Sonnen, he now has two boxing fights lined up. Sonnen is set to face former rival Anderson Silva in a 216-pound boxing match June 15 in São Paulo, Brazil. Sonnen says their professional bout is scheduled for four three-minute rounds. But Sonnen says he also will lace up the gloves against former

Chael Sonnen says he is boxing Jorge Masvidal in October as results of latest beef


In line with Chael Sonnen, he now has two boxing fights lined up.

Sonnen is ready to face former rival Anderson Silva in a 216-pound boxing match June 15 in São Paulo, Brazil. Sonnen says their skilled bout is scheduled for 4 three-minute rounds.

However Sonnen says he additionally will lace up the gloves in opposition to former UFC star Jorge Masvidal later within the yr. Sonnen and Masvidal have traded barbs previously after Masvidal referred to as him a steroid cheat and threatened to break his orbital bone. Sonnen says Masvidal’s threats led to him being put in a separate location during UFC 299 in Miami to keep away from a possible run-in.

“Anderson stated for Chael to choose the rule set, and it was only a scenario the place I’ve at all times needed to field,” Sonnen stated on his ESPN present “Good Guy/Bad Guy” with Daniel Cormier. “I’ve obtained this factor developing with Jorge Masvidal.

“If we’re simply letting all these secrets and techniques out, I’ve obtained this factor developing with Jorge Masvidal in October of this yr, and that factor has been developing ever since ESPN sequestered me in Miami at UFC 299 to attempt to shield me from Masvidal. There was nothing that damage my ego greater than me being the one which was being locked down, and I solely share that with you as a result of I’ve recognized this Masvidal factor was coming.”

Masvidal is at present booked for a boxing match of his personal. He faces Nate Diaz in a 10-round 175-pound battle July 6 at Honda Middle in Anaheim, Calif.

“While you let the cat out of the bag, the Masvidal vs. Diaz, I don’t wish to step on Diaz’s toes,” Sonnen stated. “He’s obtained that battle. … I’ve obtained Jorge in my sights and Anderson, as badly as I wish to beat him, as a lot as I’m going to go on the market and beat him, it’s all a step within the course of as a result of once I get in there with Masvidal, it’s going to be eight rounds and they’re going to have the 10- or 12-ounce gloves. It’s going to be a bit of little bit of a special scenario.”

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