Before they were two of MMA’s biggest starts, Chael Sonnen and Dan Henderson were teammates and training partners.
Check out this rare fight footage from 1997. In the video Chael Sonnen faces Ben Haley in his professional fighting debut at ‘The Battle of Fort Vancouver’ in Washington.
We’ve never seen Sonnen sweat like this! It’s fighter versus writer as Chael Sonnen and Ariel Helwani exchange barbs on all things UFC including Jon Jones, rivalries, greatness in the Octagon and of course Chael taking on Wanderlei Silva.
When Saturday gets here, the UFC’s biggest current feud will be settled in the main event of UFC 159. The confusing coaching dynamic of the last Ultimate Fighter season will come to an end. And one of the biggest mismatches in mixed martial arts to date will sell a baffling amount of pay per views....