Chanel Patrick Sonnen (Born April 3, 1977) is a famous UFC fighter. Also, he's a devout Christian and a huge Republican.
Chael Sonnen is an American MMA fighter who competes as a light heaveyweight in The Ultimate Fighting Championship. Sonnen started MMA, in 1997. He won his first six fights, before finally losing. In 2005, he joined UFC. He made his debut against former the IFC Light Heavyweight Champion Renato Sobral, but lost (Via Triangle Choke). Then lost again, before getting released by UFC. He then wen to two smaller MMA fighting promotions (Bodog Fight and World Extreme Cagefighting). He made his return back to UFC, in 2009. In his first fight back, he sub itted to Jermey Horn (Via Triangle Choke). He then won his 2nd fight, as well as his 3rd and 5th. For his 4th, he outwrestled Okami in an unanimous decison. After that, he's been in serval big fights and has been know for his funny trash talking.
Chael Sonnen is a major a Republican. He voted for John McCain in 2008, although he didn't think he was conservative enough. He was a huge fan of Sarah Palin and Herman Cain during the 2008 Republican presidential primary. He approves Barack Obama's way of handling foreign policy, but he doesn't support it. He says, "People have been tortured for the last four years," under Obama. He also believes Tax polcies are disincentive to business. Sonnen showed his passion for his conservative views by running for the Oregon House Seat in 2010, but he dropped out of the race.