Case was examined by the athletic commission site, which unanimously approved license
Chael Sonnen is free to join the UFC Fight Night 26, scheduled for the 17th in Boston. The American got the license to face the Brazilian Mauricio Shogun Rua, in the main event, which will mark the launch of the new dedicated channel for transmission of the issues in the U.S., Fox Sports 1.
Chael Sonnen obtained permission to attend the event after a meeting between members of the State Athletic Commission Massachusetss, which will regulate the issue of the UFC in Boston. The deadlock occurred because of testosterone replacement treatment (TRT), the U.S. is submitted, and a charge of problems with the tax fighter.
The entity accepted the information from a physician regarding the treatment of testosterone replacement in addition to considering the allegations of trouble with the IRS should not interfere with the license Sonnen fight in Boston.
"The State Athletic Commission unanimously approved the license Chael Sonnen in Massachusetts to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship scheduled for August 17, 2013, in Boston. The decision followed the recommendation of its Medical Advisory Board considered that the physical condition of Sonnen and medical information. The Commission also considered complaints regarding his reputation and character, but concluded that no information should prevent the licensing of Sonnen, "said the spokesman.
Chael Sonnen and Mauricio Shogun will face off for the heavyweight category. Sonnen returns to the Octagon after two straight losses, before Anderson Silva (UFC 148), even at middleweight, and Jon Jones (UFC 159), as a light heavyweight. On both occasions, the fighter from the state of Oregon competed in the belt. Now comes from the Brazilian setback for the Swede Alexander Gustafsson in Seattle.