Sonnen: ‘Shogun is legend I admire’

July 19, 2013 9:29 am by bjpenn.com staff 25 Comments
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“You know what, Rua seems like a really great guy. He’s one of the few legends that are still fighting, and anytime you get old and you retire from the sport there’s been an instant assignment of legend status. He truly is a legend; I admire him, I admire what he’s done in the ring. He’s good, he’s not me, but he is very good.”

In a recent interview with The Sport Hub, UFC on FS 1 headliner, Chael Sonnen praised his upcoming opponent, Shogun Rua, and in very rare fashion had nothing bad to say about him at all. Is Sonnen losing his touch?


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