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Report: Paulo Filho vs. Chael Sonnen to rematch at WEC 36

MMA Junkie, by way of Tatame, is reporting that WEC middlweight champion Paulo Filho will rematch Chael Sonnen at WEC 36 in September.

Filho just did a stint in rehab due to depression and chemical dependency and is back to training and focusing on fighting. The two were originally supposed to have a rematch in March but Filho pulled out due to these personal reasons.

The first bout ended in a bit of controversy as Filho was getting dominated for the majority of the fight until Sonnen made a mistake on the ground that allowed Filho to lock on a tight armbar. The referee claimed that Sonned tapped verbally and he clearly had a look of pain on his face but Sonnen claims that he never tapped. The two will now clash again in a rematch to settle things once and for all in September.

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