Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight Chael Sonnen is set to take on Ricardo Liborio in the ADCC Stars Superfight at the ADCC Worlds. The event will take place from September 22 – 24 in 2017. ADCC reporter the news earlier today.
Liborio is the reigning ADCC Stars Superfight champion as well as the head instructor and co-founder of the world-famous American Top Team gym. He is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt.
Chael Sonnen, of course, needs no introduction. Besides being on of the most famous names in MMA, he is notable for his feuds with Anderson and Wanderlei Silva, as well as his fight against Jon Jones.
Sonnen was a collegiate wrestler and he holds a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. At 39 years old, he is 10 years younger than Liborio.