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"I'm the biggest draw in the industry today. I sell more tickets, more pay-per-views, and more merchandise than any fighter in history. Comparing GSP to me is like comparing Kimbo to Ali."
Chael Sonnen, who is convinced he is the reigning middleweight champion despite getting submitted by Anderson Silva at UFC 117, also declares himself (via Fight Hype) to be the top pay-per-view draw in mixed martial arts history. And whatever you do, don't compare him to current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, who is a mere Kimbo Slice to Sonnen's Muhammed Ali. Sonnen is expected to defend his imaginary title against "The Spider" in early 2012 following a dominant performance over Brian Stann at UFC 136 just last month. Anyone think "Silva vs. Sonnen II" will prove that he is indeed the biggest draw in the industry today? Or will he fail to put asses in the seats the second time around?