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Chael Sonnen vs. Wilson Gouveia expected for UFC 102

A middleweight match up between Chael Sonnen and Wilson Gouveia is expected to take place at UFC 102.

Sources close to the bout recently confirmed the match up to

Sonnen, a two time National Champion and NCAA All-American wrestler, will be looking for his first win in the UFC after falling short in his three previous attempts. Sonnen’s latest bout was a first round submission loss to Demian Maia at UFC 95. He trains with the likes of Matt Lindland, Dan Henderson and others at Team Quest.

The American Top Team trained Gouveia holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that he compliments with a punishing stand up attack. He has gone 6-3 in close to three years with the UFC, but his most recent bout saw him being dismantled by Nate Marquardt in the third round of their contest at UFC 95.

While no official date for UFC 102 has been announced as of yet, there has been talk of the event taking place on August 29th in Portland, Oregon.


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