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WWE Interested In Working with UFC Fighter Who Has Ties to Punk and Austin

– reports that WWE is interested in working with 35 year old UFC fighter “The American Gangster” Chael Sonnen. Sonnen lost to Anderson Silva at Saturday’s UFC 148 pay-per-view but word is that WWE is ready to negotiate. No word yet if they want him to wrestle or play another kind of role.

Sonnen has ties to WWE as he is friends with WWE Champion CM Punk. Punk was ready to accompany Sonnen to the Octagon for a fight several months back but that was nixed.

Sonnen is also close to WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin. Austin has been bringing Sonnen out to his Broken Skull Ranch in Texas to help him with strength and conditioning training.

  • 1919dpg

    why would sonnen go to wwe to do what ge already does in the ufc.

    he got himself over, sold tickets and did the job. XD

  • SYM

    Chael Sonnen cuts better promos than Half the WWE Roster does. But he should stay in UFC. Don’t Brock Lesnar his UFC career.