Chael Sonnen vs. Brian Stann confirmed for UFC 136 in October

Chael Sonnen (left) will face Brian Stann at UFC 136 in October.
Former number one middleweight contender Chael Sonnen (25-11-1) and former WEC light heavyweight champ Brian Stann (11-3)  will lock horns in a 185-pound bout at UFC 136, expected to take place Oct. 6 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

Verbal agreements are in place for the bout according to a report from the UFC on Wednesday.

Sonnen has not fought since losing via triangle choke/armbar submission in his epic 23-minute bout with middleweight champ Anderson Silva (30-4) at UFC 117 last August.

Stann last fought in May of this year when he won “Fight of the Night” honors by scoring a second round TKO win over Jorge Santiago (23-9) at UFC 130.

Other bouts scheduled for UFC 136 include a lightweight title fight rematch between champion Frankie Edgar (13-1-1) and Gray Maynard, and a featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo (19-1) and Kenny Florian (15-5). See’s Upcoming Events page as more bouts are announced for this card in the future.

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