Chael Sonnen’s federal money laundering sentencing postponed until April 8th

Former UFC middleweight number one contender, Chael Sonnen will have to wait just a little longer to find out wether or not he will face jail time after pleading guilty to federal money laundering charges after his sentencing was postponed earlier today.

The hearing, which was originally scheduled to take place today, but will instead be held on April 8th at the U.S. District Court building in downtown Portland, Oregon at 11:30 am Pacific time.

In January, Sonnen pled guilty to money laundering charges in connection with mortgage fraud. In exchange for the plea, the fighter is expected to avoid jail time and instead be served with two years of probation, a $10,000 fine, and the revocation of his realtor’s license. Sonnen has since had his UFC contract frozen as he attempts to sort his personal life out. He has also just finished completing his six months suspension for performance enhancing drugs.

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