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Sonnen tips McDonald to cause upset in London

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Chael Sonnen has made his picks for Saturday's UFC London event, and he is backing Michael McDonald to stun Renan Barao in the main event.

McDonald, at 22 years of age, steps into the Octagon at Wembley Arena hoping to become the UFC's youngest champion by snatching Barao's interim bantamweight belt.

Barao is the favourite and boasts slick striking skills allied to a dangerous ground game. He has won his last 29 fights and recently told ESPN he will finish McDonald via submission.

However, Sonnen is backing the challenger who arguably has greater knockout power. McDonald is utterly unpredictable inside the Octagon, telling ESPN he has "no strategy whatsoever", and is yet to lose in the UFC.

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Post #1   2/15/13 2:39:04PM   

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I don't see it happening.

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Post #2   2/15/13 2:47:17PM   

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Posted by Budgellism

I don't see it happening.



me neither. i got barao by UD

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Post #3   2/15/13 3:55:35PM   

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I could see it. Mayday is a gangster, I can't wait for tomorrow! I would not be surprised if McDonald wins or even knocks out Barao.

Post #4   2/15/13 7:34:58PM