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Chael Sonnen: I'm fighting Josh Barnett at Metamoris and will take his fat ass down

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"I'll even give you gentlemen a prediction: Sonnen wins. I'm going to take his fat ass down and he will never get up. And let him know I said that. I'm going to take Josh down and then I'm going to whisper in his ear, 'welcome to the next 20 minutes of your life'."

Retired Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Chael Sonnen looks to have set his sights on a return to Metamoris later this year and according to his conversation with Submission Radio, has already been paired with longtime grappling veteran Josh Barnett (I guess Wandy was busy). While it's not unusual for active UFC fighters like "The Warmaster" to compete for Ralek Gracie and Co., he's going to have to put that on the back burner until he meets his obligations at UFC Fight Night 75 in Japan (more on that here). Sonnen sounds pretty confident about his chances on the mat against the heavyweight catch wrestler, but judging by their individual records under the Metamoris banner (here and here), it's hard not to favor Barnett. Unless any of our submission fans out there can build a compelling case for "The American Gangster?"