Sonnen Says Kenny Florian Distracted Him At UFC 148
By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
After things didn_t go his way at UFC 148 against Andesron Silva with the UFC Middleweight Championship on the line, Chael Sonnen has been asked numerous times just what went wrong inside the Octagon after months of trash talking.
Sonnen hasn_t had any excuses for the loss but on UFC Tonight this week, he opened up on what he felt was a defining moment during the bout:
"Listen, you wanna really know what happened? Everything_s going fine. I_m minding my own business. I_m out there, in the middle of a fist fight. I look up--in between rounds--and this is a true story--I see Kenny Florian and he_s got like a buffet style [dinner] in front of him. He_s stuffing his face. And I get completely distracted. Next thing I know, the ref says _are you ready?_ And I_m thinking, _no I_m not_. And I_ve gotta walk out there anyway."
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