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Who beat Anderson Silva first?

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Fighting in his first professional boxing match in nearly 16 years, the 46-year-old Silva defeated former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. by split decision Saturday night at Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico. The judges scored the bout 77-75, 77-75, 75-77, per the pay-per-view broadcast.Jun 19, 2021

Did Sonnen retire after losing to Silva?

He announced his retirement on Friday after being stopped by Lyoto Machida in the second round of a light heavyweight at Madison Square Garden on the main card of Bellator 222. Sonnen leaves the sport as an active fighter with a mixed legacy.Jun 14, 2019

Is Chael Sonnen still in UFC?

Per his new agreement, Sonnen will continue to cover UFC fight weekends and, along with MMA Insider Ariel Helwani, continue to co-host the ESPN+ exclusive series Ariel & the Bad Guy.May 6, 2021

Who beat Jon Jones?

Jon Jones has only lost once in his UFC career and the decision still remains controversial ten years on. Jones was disqualified from his bout with Matt Hamill at the The Ultimate Fighter Heavyweights Finale back in December 2009.Dec 4, 2020

Who has Anderson Silva lost to?

Anderson Silva Record: 34-11-0 (1 NC) W/L Fighter Round loss Anderson Silva Israel Adesanya 3 win Anderson Silva Derek Brunson 3 loss Anderson Silva Daniel Cormier 3 loss Anderson Silva Michael Bisping 5

How did Chael Sonnen lose to Anderson Silva?

Being unable to score a takedown due to Silva’s takedown defense, Sonnen failed to connect with a high-risk spinning backfist strike, leaving Sonnen in a scooting position for Silva to land a knee to the chest, then with punches to stop Sonnen with a TKO at 1:55 of the second round.

Did Chael Sonnen leave UFC after Silva fight?

On April 4, 2019, it was announced that Sonnen would face Lyoto Machida on June 14, 2019, at Bellator 222 in Bellator’s return to Madison Square Garden. He lost the fight via TKO in the second round. Sonnen announced his retirement from MMA in the post-fight interview.

Who Won Silva Vs Sonnen?

“He said, ‘Chael, there’s just something very compelling about two fighters fighting when they’re not supposed to fight. ‘” Sonnen and Silva never actually fought in UFC; however, they eventually settled their rivalry Bellator 180 on June 24, 2017, with Sonnen winning a unanimous decision.Jun 30, 2021