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Chael Sonnen Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 31-17-1

Sonnen was born in either Milwaukie, Oregon, or West Linn, Oregon (sources differ), and began wrestling at the age of nine. He attended West Linn High School, where he was a state runner-up. In 1996, Sonnen began training in boxing, with the hope of competing in the UFC upon graduating from high school.

Last Fight: Lyoto Machida
Age: 45
Height 6'1"
Weight 205 lbs
Nick Name: N/A
Nationality: United States
Association: Team Quest
31 Wins
KO / TKO
8
25%
Submission
5
16%
Decisions
19
61%
17 Losses
KO / TKO
7
41%
Submission
9
52%
Decisions
1
5%

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Reach 73 in (185 cm)
Style Wrestling
Team Team Quest
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Fabiano Scherner
Wrestling NCAA Division I wrestlingOlympic Greco-Roman trialist
Years active 1997, 2002–2014, 2016–2019 (MMA)
University University of Oregon

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Chael Sonnen next fight?
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Chael Sonnen last fight?
Chael Sonnen lost his last fight against Lyoto Machida by TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) on Jun. 14, 2019 at Bellator 222 - MacDonald vs. Gracie.
Is Chael Sonnen retired?
Chael Sonnen last fought Lyoto Machida 3 years 5 months and 25 days ago, and should be considered inactive.
Should I bet on Chael Sonnen?
Chael Sonnen has a 64% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 36% of his fights.
Out of the 19 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -241 favorite, and out of 7 favored matches, he has won 85% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 12 matches, with a win rate of 33% and an odds average of +222.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 19 of Chael Sonnen betting fights, you would have made $184.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $546.
Where is Chael Sonnen from?
Chael Sonnen is from West Linn, Oregon, United States.
Did Chael Sonnen go to college?
Chael Sonnen attended University of Oregon.
Has Chael Sonnen ever been knocked out?
Chael Sonnen has lost 7 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) from Lyoto Machida on Jun. 14, 2019 at Bellator 222 - MacDonald vs. Gracie
How long has Chael Sonnen been fighting?
Chael Sonnen has been fighting for a period of 22 years 4 days, his first fight was on May. 10, 1997 at BFV - Battle of Fort Vancouver. He has accumalated roughly 7 hours, 13 minutes and 17 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Lyoto Machida Bellator 222 - MacDonald vs. Gracie
Jun/14/2019
TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) Todd Anderson 2 0:22
loss Fedor Emelianenko Bellator 208 - Fedor vs. Sonnen
Oct/13/2018
TKO (Punches) Dan Miragliotta 1 4:46
win Quinton Jackson Bellator 192 - Jackson vs. Sonnen
Jan/20/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Blake Grice 3 5:00
win Wanderlei Silva Bellator 180 - Sonnen vs. Silva
Jun/24/2017
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss Tito Ortiz Bellator 170 - Sonnen vs. Ortiz
Jan/21/2017
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) John McCarthy 1 2:03
loss Rashad Evans UFC 167 - St. Pierre vs. Hendricks
Nov/16/2013
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 4:05
win Mauricio Rua UFC Fight Night 26 - Shogun vs. Sonnen
Aug/17/2013
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Herb Dean 1 4:47
loss Jon Jones UFC 159 - Jones vs. Sonnen
Apr/27/2013
TKO (Elbows and Punches) Keith Peterson 1 4:33
loss Anderson Silva UFC 148 - Silva vs. Sonnen 2
Jul/07/2012
TKO (Knee to the Body and Punches) Yves Lavigne 2 1:55
win Michael Bisping UFC on Fox 2 - Evans vs. Davis
Jan/28/2012
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Brian Stann UFC 136 - Edgar vs. Maynard 3
Oct/08/2011
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Kerry Hatley 2 3:51
loss Anderson Silva UFC 117 - Silva vs. Sonnen
Aug/07/2010
Submission (Triangle Armbar) Josh Rosenthal 5 3:10
win Nate Marquardt UFC 109 - Relentless
Feb/06/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
win Yushin Okami UFC 104 - Machida vs. Shogun
Oct/24/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
win Dan Miller UFC 98 - Evans vs. Machida
May/23/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Yves Lavigne 3 5:00
loss Demian Maia UFC 95 - Sanchez vs. Stevenson
Feb/21/2009
Submission (Triangle Choke) Dan Miragliotta 1 2:37
win Paulo Filho WEC 36 - Faber vs. Brown
Nov/05/2008
Decision (Unanimous) Jorge Ortiz 3 5:00
win Bryan Baker WEC 33 - Back to Vegas
Mar/26/2008
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
loss Paulo Filho WEC 31 - Faber vs. Curran
Dec/12/2007
Submission (Armbar) Josh Rosenthal 2 4:55
win Kyacey Uscola SF 20 - Homecoming
Oct/27/2007
TKO (Punches) 1 N/A
win Amar Suloev Bodog Fight - Alvarez vs. Lee
Jul/14/2007
TKO (Punches) 2 3:33
win Tim McKenzie Bodog Fight - Costa Rica Combat
Feb/18/2007
Submission (Brabo Choke) 1 0:13
win Alexey Oleynik Bodog Fight - USA vs. Russia
Dec/02/2006
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Tim Credeur Bodog Fight - To the Brink of War
Aug/22/2006
TKO (Punches) 1 2:18
loss Jeremy Horn UFC 60 - Hughes vs. Gracie
May/27/2006
Submission (Armbar) Herb Dean 2 1:17
win Trevor Prangley UFC Fight Night 4 - Bonnar vs. Jardine
Apr/06/2006
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
loss Renato Sobral UFC 55 - Fury
Oct/07/2005
Submission (Triangle Choke) Herb Dean 2 1:20
win Tim Williams SF 11 - Rumble at the Rose Garden
Jul/09/2005
TKO (Punches) 1 3:59
win Adam Ryan Euphoria - USA vs. World
Feb/26/2005
TKO (Punches) 1 3:49
loss Terry Martin XFO 4 - International
Dec/03/2004
TKO (Corner Stoppage) 2 5:00
win Alex Stiebling WEC 12 - Halloween Fury 3
Oct/21/2004
Decision (Unanimous) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
loss Jeremy Horn SF 6 - Battleground in Reno
Sep/23/2004
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Herb Dean 2 2:35
loss Keiichiro Yamamiya Pancrase - 2004 Neo-Blood Tournament Final
Jul/25/2004
Decision (Majority) Hiromi Okamoto 3 5:00
loss Jeremy Horn EC 57 - Extreme Challenge 57
May/06/2004
TKO (Cut) 1 3:34
win Justin Bailey ROTR - Rage on the River
Apr/17/2004
KO (Flying Knee) 1 0:40
win Arman Gambaryan Euphoria - Russia vs. USA
Mar/13/2004
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Homer Moore ROTR 4.5 - Proving Grounds 1
Dec/27/2003
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Greg Curnut FCFF - Rumble at the Roseland 10
Dec/13/2003
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 1:07
win Jason Lambert GC 20 - Gladiator Challenge 20
Nov/13/2003
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
loss Forrest Griffin IFC - Global Domination
Sep/06/2003
Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 2:25
win Renato Sobral HFP 3 - Hitman Fighting Productions 3
May/02/2003
Decision 3 5:00
draw Akihiro Gono Pancrase - Hybrid 2
Feb/16/2003
Draw (Unanimous) Soichi Hiroto 2 5:00
loss Trevor Prangley XFA 5 - Redemption
Jan/25/2003
Technical Submission (Armbar) 1 2:49
win Justin Hawes UFCF - Rumble in Rochester
Aug/24/2002
TKO (Punches) 2 4:26
win Jesse Ault RFC 1 - The Beginning
Jul/13/2002
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Scott Shipman Dangerzone 13 - Caged Heat
Apr/13/2002
Submission (Forearm Choke) 2 2:08
win Jesse Ault Dangerzone 13 - Caged Heat
Apr/13/2002
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Jason Miller HFP 1 - Rumble on the Reservation
Mar/30/2002
Decision (Unanimous) Larry Landless 2 5:00
win Ben Hailey BFV - Battle of Fort Vancouver
May/10/1997
Decision (Unanimous) 1 N/A