Chael Sonnen Says He Knows Who CM Punk’s First Opponent Is, Teases That He’s A Known Fighter

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Following the announcement that he has signed with the UFC, MMA fans around the world are wondering who CM Punk will be matched up against first inside the Octagon. According to Punk’s friend, Chael Sonnen, the decision has likely already been made.

In speaking with the folks at MMAMania.com, Sonnen mentioned that he has a “pretty good idea who the opponent is.”

“I have a pretty good idea who his opponent is,” said Punk. “I’m going to keep that close to the vest. It would not make sense to give him a bottom-tier guy.”

Not only is it not a “bottom-tier guy,” but according to Sonnen, when the opponent is finally revealed — we will all know who he is.

Sonnen continued, “Well, he is not a bottom-tier guy, I can tell you that. You will know who he is and he will be a pretty-heavy favorite to win. Punk is not going to come in as the favorite.”

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