Chael Sonnen Welcomes Adversity En Route to Title Fight

CONCORD, Calif. -- MMA Fighting spoke to No. 1 middleweight contender Chael Sonnen just days before his UFC 117 title fight against Anderson Silva on Saturday night.

Sonnen talked about the criticism he has laid on Silva in the months leading up to the fight and his mind set going into the most important fight of his life. Sonnen also denied ever discussing Lance Armstrong in a recent interview with Pro MMA Radio.

Check out the video interview below.

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