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Old 08-24-2011, 07:18 PM
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Sonnen: UFC 134 trip to support Okami canceled due to sponsor intervention, police threat

TUALATIN, Ore. – Chael Sonnen wanted to be in Yushin Okami's corner for UFC 134, and he still has a plane ticket to Rio de Janeiro.

It's Brazil that doesn't want him there.

Sonnen said a major sponsor of Okami's requested he not attend the pay-per-view event, which takes place Saturday at Rio's HSBC Arena.

A source with knowledge of the situation told MMAjunkie.com that Praetorian, a Brazil-based MMA brand, threatened to pull the Japanese fighter's sponsorship if Sonnen attended.

"There's a line of people that want to kick his ass," the source said.

And that could be the least of problems for the expert trash-talker. Sonnen said friends in the country forwarded him a local-media report in which a police chief threatened to arrest him on sight if he showed. The official cited a law that makes disparaging the national identity a crime.

"You don't have freedom of speech in Brazil; put it like that," Sonnen told MMAjunkie.com after a workout at Team Quest Tualatin.

The source said Sonnen's claim is untrue. But the fighter's bombastic interviews have created quite a stir.
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Old 08-24-2011, 07:42 PM
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Im not sure if I should feel bad for Sonnen or for Brazil, but Im loling that KTFO!
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Old 08-24-2011, 10:35 PM
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I wish I had the ability to Piss off a whole Country Like Uncle Chael

War Sonnen!!

I can still picture the Nogueira Brothers trying to feed the Bus a Carrot!
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They said he is just scared to go and is making this shyte up.
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