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Completed MMA Bout

Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva

Main Event | Light Heavyweight · 205 lbs | MMA

Chael Sonnen defeats Wanderlei Silva via 3 Round Decision

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Mmaweekly large "The Axe Murderer" Wanderlei Silva

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Decision
Round 3

Chael Sonnen Wanderlei Silva

"The Axe Murderer"

28-15-1   Pro Record At Fight   35-12-1
Climbed to 29-15   Record After Fight   Fell to 35-13
-175 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +150 (Slight Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Br Brazil
West Linn, Oregon   Fighting out of   Las Vegas, Nevada
40 years, 2 months   Age at Fight   40 years, 11 months
205.8 lbs (93.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   205.8 lbs (93.3 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   5'11" (181cm)
74.0" (188cm)   Reach   74.0" (188cm)
Team Quest Portland   Gym   Wand Fight Team
Bellator NYC
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva
  • Date: Saturday 06.24.2017 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: Madison Square Garden
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: New York City, New York, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 14 of 14)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Jimmy Smith
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jimmy Smith
  • Sonnen Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Silva Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Sonnen vs. Silva Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 966  
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Silva
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Sonnen
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