Chael Sonnen is set to face Forrest Griffing after the fighter made the announcement he is changing his weight division.
Sonnen, whose future in the UFC was uncertain courtesy of his TKO loss to middleweight champion Anderson Silver, how now decided to move up to a new weight division. Pundits see this move as a desperate move by the American gangster as he is fondly called to salvage his career.
Sonnen would now square up aginst Griffin having moved up to the 205lbs weight division. Sonnen told UFC reporters:
“Forrest is a guy who has beaten everybody, I’ve watched him win the (205-pound) world championship and he’s the one guy Jon Jones hasn’t fought.
“He’s beaten two world champions in his last three outings and on Dec 29 I will be taking on Forrest Griffin. That fight will be at Light Heavyweight.”