Aug 17, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Chael Sonnen (right) celebrates his win over Shogun Rua (left) during a UFC light heavyweight match at the TD Garden. Sonnen won in one round by a knockout. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Chael Sonnen to be accompanied by Billy Graham to the octagon in next fight


Chael Sonnen is one of the most brilliant self-promoters in the UFC, but it is no secret that he has pulled from “The Superstar” Billy Graham for some of his post-fight interviews. After Sonnen’s dominant performance over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Sonnen acknowledged and once again thanked Graham for paving the way for his excellent post-fight smack talk and now the two men will be side by side for Sonnen’s next octagon appearance.

Billy Graham wrote the following message on his Facebook page:

UFC Fighter Cheal Sonnen gave me a surprise phone call this afternoon 5:30 Phoenix time Monday, August 19th. We had a fun conversation about him using my promos and I will be looking to go to one of his fights and walk him to the ring and sit ring side to show my support for him sometime in the fall.

That’s right, The Superstar will be walking The Gangster from West Linn, Oregon to the octagon in what is sure to be an epic moment for fight fans.

Better yet, if Sonnen is to be victorious, we can expect another incredible post-fight interview.

If you missed Sonnen’s Billy Graham inspired interview from UFC Fight Night 26, you can check it out in the video below:


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