Chael SonnenMMA Fighter
- West Linn, Oregon
- April 3, 1977
Chael Sonnen is a light heavyweight fighter that has faced some of the biggest names in MMA throughout a long and successful career that began with high school wrestling in West Linn, OR. After high school, Sonnen secured All-American honors at Oregon before transitioning into the world of professional mixed martial arts soon after.
As a UFC fighter, Sonnen was part of some of the greatest fights in the organization’s history, contending for several belts in the process.
As a Bellator MMA participant, he was a tough competitor for anyone unfortunate enough to meet him in the ring up to his retirement at Bellator 222.
Outside of the ring, Sonnen has appeared in several movies and was featured on The New Celebrity Apprentice in 2017.