Chael Sonnen

"The American Gangster"
31 17 1
Wins Losses Draws
Birth date April 3, 1977 (age 43)
Birth place Milwaukie, Oregon, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Reach 73 in (1.85 m)

UFC Rankings

Fights

LOSS
Chael Sonnen
Bellator 222
Jun 14, 2019
TKO (flying knee and punches)
R2 – 0:22
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
Bellator 208
Oct 13, 2018
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:46
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Bellator 192
Jan 20, 2018
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Bellator 180
Jun 24, 2017
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
Bellator 170
Jan 21, 2017
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 2:03
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
UFC 167
Nov 16, 2013
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:05
WIN
Chael Sonnen
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen
Aug 17, 2013
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 4:47
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
UFC 159
Apr 27, 2013
TKO (elbows and punches)
R1 – 4:33
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
UFC 148
Jul 7, 2012
TKO (knee to the body and punches)
R2 – 1:55
WIN
Chael Sonnen
UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis
Jan 28, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
UFC 136
Oct 8, 2011
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R2 – 3:51
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
UFC 117
Aug 7, 2010
Submission (triangle armbar)
R5 – 3:10
WIN
Chael Sonnen
UFC 109
Feb 6, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
UFC 104
Oct 24, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Dan Miller
UFC 98
May 23, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
UFC 95
Feb 21, 2009
Submission (triangle choke)
R1 – 2:37
WIN
Chael Sonnen
WEC 36
Nov 5, 2008
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Bryan Baker
WEC 33
Mar 26, 2008
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
WEC 31
Dec 12, 2007
Submission (armbar)
R2 – 4:55
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Kyacey Uscola
SF 20: Homecoming
Oct 27, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:31
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Amar Suloev
BodogFIGHT: Alvarez vs. Lee
Jul 14, 2007
TKO (punches)
R2 – 3:33
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Tim McKenzie
BodogFIGHT: Costa Rica Combat
Feb 18, 2007
Submission (D'Arce choke)
R1 – 0:13
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Oleksiy Oliynyk
BodogFIGHT: USA vs. Russia
Dec 2, 2006
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Tim Credeur
BodogFIGHT: To the Brink of War
Aug 22, 2006
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:18
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
Jeremy Horn
UFC 60
May 27, 2006
Submission (armbar)
R2 – 1:17
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Trevor Prangley
UFC Fight Night 4
Apr 6, 2006
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
UFC 55
Oct 7, 2005
Submission (triangle choke)
R2 – 1:20
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Tim Williams
SF 11: Rumble at the Rose Garden
Jul 9, 2005
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:59
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Adam Ryan
Euphoria: USA vs World
Feb 26, 2005
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:49
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
Terry Martin
XFO 4: International
Dec 3, 2004
TKO (corner stoppage)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Alex Stiebling
WEC 12
Oct 21, 2004
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
Jeremy Horn
SF 6: Battleground in Reno
Sep 23, 2004
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 2:35
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
Keiichiro Yamamiya
Pancrase: 2004 Neo-Blood Tournament Final
Jul 25, 2004
Decision (majority)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
Jeremy Horn
Extreme Challenge 57
May 6, 2004
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 3:34
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Justin Bailey
Rage on the River
Apr 17, 2004
KO (flying knee)
R1 – 0:40
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Arman Gambaryan
Euphoria: Russia vs USA
Mar 13, 2004
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Homer Moore
ROTR 4.5: Proving Grounds
Dec 27, 2003
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Gladiator Challenge 20
Dec 13, 2003
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Greg Curnut
FCFF: Rumble at the Roseland 10
Dec 13, 2003
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 1:07
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
IFC: Global Domination
Sep 6, 2003
Submission (triangle choke)
R1 – 2:25
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Hitman Fighting 3[155]
May 2, 2003
Decision
R – N/A
DRAW
Chael Sonnen
Akihiro Gono
Pancrase: Hybrid 2
Feb 16, 2003
Draw
R2 – 5:00
LOSS
Chael Sonnen
Trevor Prangley
XFA 5: Redemption
Jan 25, 2003
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 2:49
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Justin Hawes
UFCF: Rumble in Rochester
Aug 24, 2002
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:26
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Jesse Ault
Real Fighting Championships 1: The Beginning
Jul 13, 2002
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Jesse Ault
Dangerzone 13: Caged Heat
Apr 13, 2002
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Scott Shipman
Dangerzone 13: Caged Heat
Apr 13, 2002
Submission (forearm choke)
R2 – 2:08
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Jason Miller
HFP 1: Rumble on The Reservation
Mar 30, 2002
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Chael Sonnen
Ben Hailey
Battle of Fort Vancouver
May 10, 1997
Decision (unanimous)
R1 – N/A