Story by Anthony Springer Jr.
Every mixed martial artist dreams of having his or her hand raised at the end of a fight round title fight. Reaching the top of the heap in one’s weight class means that said fighter has arrived. For Chael Sonnen (23-9-1), his time to shine was supposed to come last November in a rematch with Paulo Filho, the WEC’s last middleweight champion. Filho bested Sonnen in their first meeting after locking in an arm bar. The rematch, however, was Sonnen’s for the taking . . . Click here for more
UFC 95 is LIVE on FREE SPIKE TV, Feb. 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT: The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to London’s O2 Arena on Saturday, February 21st, and in the UFC 95 main event, it will be one of the most intriguing bouts of the New Year as exciting welterweight contender Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez makes his lightweight debut against former world title challenger Joe “Daddy” Stevenson. UK fans will also be treated to an all-star cast of the UFC’s finest international talent in pivotal bouts that can’t be missed. For more information, check out 95.ufc.com