<div class="Article" style="float: left;"> <table> <tr style="vertical-align: bottom;"> <td> <h3><a href="/go=news.detail&gid=378719" target="_blank"> Sonnen on Bisping: 'I like an arrogant guy' </a></h3> </td> </tr> </table> <a href="/go=news.detail&gid=378719" ><img class="photo" src="http://img.mixedmartialarts.com/method=get&rs=50&q=75&x=154&y=18&w=310&h=165&ro=0&s=chael-sonnen-04-12-11-7-57-34-822.JPG" /></a> <strong class="ArticleSource">[usatoday.com]</strong> <div style="clear: both; line-height: 1px;height: 1px;"> </div> </div> <p>Yesterday it was reported that Mark Munoz had injured his elbow and was out of the co-main event vs. Chael Sonnen on UFC on FOX event, January 28th. Replacing Munoz was Michael Bisping. The winner will get the next shot at champion Anderson Silva.</p>
Bisping had been scheduled to fight Demian Maia. Maia will now face undefeated Chris Weidman on the same card.
Bisping and Sonnen are two of the most polarizing figures in mixed martial arts, Sonnnen by design. Bisping on the other hand often voices puzzlement at negative fan reaction.
In pro wrestling, the ability to work the mic is a prized quality. No one in MMA has ever done it as well as Chael Sonnen. Indeed, you have to go back to Muhammed Ali (happy belated 70th champ) to find someone in combat sports with Sonnen's media skills. The Bisping announcement gave rise to fan anticipation that a torrent of insults was heading for Bisping's head.
However, an interview with USA Today reveals Chael Sonnen as a more complex character than generally understood.
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