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UFC 148 Update: Chael Sonnen Granted Conditional Therapeutic Use Exemption

Chael SonnenThe Nevada State Athletic Commission met today to rule on whether Chael Sonnen would be granted a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for testosterone. The commission ruled that Sonnen would be granted a conditional TUE ahead of UFC 148.

The commission ruled that Sonnen will have to have additional testing the night after the fight. Sonnen will also be required to stop taking injections within a to be determined time period prior to the fight.

Chael Sonnen will face off against Anderson Silva in a rematch of their UFC 117 bout. Sonnen lost the first bout via triangle after dominating the entire fight. UFC 148 takes place July 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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