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Chael Sonnen Endorses Fan-Made UFC 148 Event Poster

Written by Tom Ngo
July 2nd, 2012
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UFC Chael Sonnen 148 Poster

After swapping out UFC 148‘s co-featured attraction in favor of the trilogy between Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin, the Ultimate Fighting Championship hasn’t had the opportunity to officially release the new event poster for this Saturday’s extravaganza. No worries, because The People’s Cecil has conjured up a new billboard on the UFC’s behalf, and Chael P. Sonnen has wholeheartedly endorsed it. 

The self-proclaimed UFC middleweight champ has the fan-made ad plastered across his Twitter page.

With truthful taglines like “The rematch Anderson Silva has been running from” and ” The true middleweight champion makes his third title defense” written across the picture, why wouldn’t Uncle Chael accredit it?

In the spirit of accuracy, Silva is actually the UFC’s reigning 185-pound king and will be granting Sonnen a rematch this Saturday.

MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the highly-anticipated sequel.

Here is the lineup for this weekend’s show:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 7:25PM ET/4:25PM PT)

Yoislandy Izquierdo vs. Rafaello Oliveira

(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Shane Roller vs. John Alessio

Riki Fukuda vs. Constantinos Philippou

Melvin Guillard vs. Fabricio Camoes

Gleison Tibau vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Ivan Menjivar vs. Mike Easton

Chad Mendes vs. Cody McKenzie

Demian Maia vs. Dong Hyun Kim

Cung Le vs. Patrick Cote

Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin

Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva (UFC middleweight champion)

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