While Chael Sonnen is currently in the midst of a budding rivalry with Wanderlei Silva, the former light heavyweight title challenger also has another role in life -- analyst on the weekly UFC news program "UFC Tonight" on FUEL TV.
Sonnen, alongside co-host Kenny Florian, provides insight and an expert opinion to the FUEL TV audience regarding anything and everything in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
With UFC on FX 8: "Belfort vs. Rockhold" going down Saturday night (May 18, 2013) in Santa Catarina, Brazil; Sonnen was required to give his official predictions for the two leading bouts on the card during the most recent edition of "UFC Tonight."
Watch the video above to hear Sonnen's thoughts on the main event between Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold and the co-main event battle between Ronaldo Souza and Chris Camozzi, or read below for a transcription of Sonnen's predictions:
Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold
"Luke Rockhold is going to keep the predictions, he's the favorite, he's going to win it but it's going to be tight."
Ronaldo Souza vs. Chris Camozzi
"Camozzi. Chris Camozzi is six and two in the UFC, everybody's overlooked him but you will not come Sunday morning."
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