Chael Sonnen finally has a date for his long awaited fight with Lyoto Machida. Bellator have scheduled the bout for June 14th at Madison Square Garden. MMA Junkie confirmed the news on Thursday.
Reports indicate that the bout is taking place at Light Heavyweight. Chael Sonnen recently lost via TKO to Fedor Emelianenko in the Heavyweight GP. Lyoto Machida is coming off a split decision victory in his debut over former Bellator champion Rafael Carvalho.
Sonnen will be looking to continue his ‘legends slaying tour’ by beating the former UFC Light Heavyweight champ Machida. However Machida is on three fight win streak with back to back KO/TKO over Vitor Belfort and Eryk Anders.
Who do you think takes this fight? More updates to follow as the card is revealed.