Chael Sonnen fought a few champions over his career

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  1. Willek

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    Fedor Emelianenko
    Rampage Jackson
    Wanderlei Silva
    Tito Ortiz
    Rashad Evans
    Mauricio Shogun Rua
    Jon Jones
    Anderson Silva
    Michael Bisping
    Forrest Griffin

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  2. Tronald Dump

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    Definitely a solid resume. He was a bigger star than his talent alone would suggest, but he was always fighting top guys.
     
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    Very impressive.
     
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    Khabib should fight him.
     
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    His last 3 wins have come against legendary Pride fighters: Rampage, Wanderlei, and Shogun. I thought he had a chance against Fedor.
     
  6. tequilaboy

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    Also he must be haunted by some of these fights. Had he stood up and run in circles he would have beat anderson silva. Had he pointed at jones toe to the ref he would have beaten jones. The guy was close to the title many times but always fell short. Including in wrestling if I am not mistaken
     
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    Dude is what 41 years old and had his first fight back in 1997 IIRC.
     
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    Chael is a legend for sure.
     
  9. UL

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    he fights to lose

    should be glad wanderlei/shogun were shot
     
  10. Willek

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    How did Chael not get subbed Oleksiy Olinyk back in the day?

    The one fight he didnt take a dive?
     
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    He has a win over Renato Sobral who was the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion. IMO, Strikeforce was a big enough league that this win should be in your OP. He also fought and beat Paulo Filho who was the WEC Middleweight Champion at the time Chael beat him.
     
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    Chael has been in with the best. Love the guy, or hate the guy, he has been in with some great fighters.

    He should of really got that win over Anderson. Good career and he is a recognisable face of MMA.

    Never always been a fan, but give him his dues.
     
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    Ye its already been noted a few times..
     
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    Technically Chael was the WEC 185 champ right?
     
  16. bowened

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    Don’t forget Paulo Filho, twice.
     
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    Are you sure about that? I can't find any evidence of such an outcome, at least not in mma competition.
     
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    Chael will go down as the only man to beat three all time greats: Anderson Silva, Jon Jones and Fedor Emelianenko.

    Undefetaed And Undisputed.

    Middleweight, Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight world champion in two major organizations.

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    He is 1-1 against Renato.
     
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    Chael needs to fight GSP next.
     

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