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WECs Paulo Filho to resume training soon and eyes return

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"The doctor has released Paulo from the rehabilitation center, and Monday he returns to train. Paulo is already running, making a diet, a set diet and from 102 kilograms (224 lbs) he has already dropped to 95 kilograms (209 lbs). He is leading a normal life and is well motivated. About his return, the WEC will decide the ideal date, but he will be ready when they call."

Jorge Guimaraes -- the manager for WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho -- talks about the recovery progress of his fighter. Filho was booked to rematch Chael Sonnen at this past Wednesday's WEC 33 event. However, he had to pull out of the bout because of depression-related substance abuse and check into a rehab facility. Sonnen went on to fight and defeats Brian Baker at WEC 33, solidifying his status as the number one contender in the middleweight division. Could we see Filho-Sonnen II added to this June's Faber-Pulver card? We'll have to wait and see.

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