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Chael Sonnen On his Dislike for Trash Talk, Saying No to Pro Wrestling, CM Punk and if Brock Lesnar will Fight Again

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ESPN MMA analyst and podcast host the “American Gangster” Chael P. Sonnen joins the podcast as he talks about the build up to the Jon Jones — Daniel Cormier fight, why he dislikes the term trash talking, hyping fights he was in the emotion he felt at the time, being the bad guy, what he liked first between amateur and ... Read More »

Jim Ross Talks Battlegrounds MMA Event, Bucket List and WWE

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Legendary announcer Jim Ross talks about the upcoming Battlegrounds MMA 8-man weliterweight tournament airing October 3 live on pay-per-view which he will be announcing, getting an opportunity to broadcast MMA for the first time, working with Chael Sonnen as his broadcast partner, the tournament style of the show, if he thinks he will get any negative feedback considering his wrestling background, doing ... Read More »

Jim Ross to Make MMA Announcing Debut

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Jim Ross has been talking for a while now on his website and Twitter that he would like the chance to broadcast MMA.  Well, he’s getting his chance. JR will be on the call for the “Battlegrounds MMA” event that will air live on pay-per-view from Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 3.  His broadcast partner for the one night, eight-man welterweight ... Read More »

Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen in Front of NSAC, UFC on Fox Preview

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Brian and Steve are back for the MMA podcast as they talk about Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen going in front of the NSAC, Sonnen getting suspended with Belfort now facing Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6th, Jon Jones now facing Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship in September, Conor McGregor’s win and his next fight ... Read More »

Chael Sonnen Receives Two Year Suspension For Drug Test Failures

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At a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing this afternoon, former UFC star Chael Sonnen received a two year suspension along with paying the cost and analysis of the drug tests that were administered to him, agreeing not to fight in any other jurisdiction for his two-year ban and acting as an educator to the NSAC and fellow fighters on the ... Read More »

Former UFC Champion Interested In Going To WWE?

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When you talk to UFC fighters, a lot of them state their love for WWE. The only guys to compete in the UFC and WWE are former UFC champions Brock Lesnar and Ken Shamrock. Can we see another former champion leaving the UFC and head to the WWE? Dave Meltzer in his weekly Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription only) stated that ... Read More »

Chael Sonnen “Accepts Responsibility For His Actions” Regarding Drug Test Failures

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We have finally heard from Chael Sonnen regarding the complaint filed against him from the Nevada State Athletic Commission regarding his two drug test failures. Sonnen’s lawyer, Jeff Meyer, sent the NSAC a response to the complaint that was filed against his client last month. Here was the most telling statement from Meyer in response to the complaint. “Mr. Sonnen ... Read More »

Chael Sonnen Has Until July 17 To Appeal Complaint From NSAC

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Chael Sonnen has until July 17 to appeal the complaint against him from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Sonnen is subjected to a maximum fine of $250,000, expenses related to the complaint and the requirement that Sonnen provides the commission with a clean drug test upon his next licensing application. NSAC sent Sonnen the complaint by certified mail on June ... Read More »

Vitor Belfort Says He Wants His Title Shot

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Vitor Belfort was supposed to face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship instead of Lyoto Machida. Belfort though had to bow out of the fight when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT use and he needed time to regroup his body. Belfort was scheduled to fight Chael Sonnen on tonight’s UFC 175 pending getting his license, but Sonnen ... Read More »

World Series Of Fighting President Ray Sefo Discusses WSOF On NBC, Nick Newell, Signing Chael Sonnen

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World Series of Fighting 11 takes place on Saturday afternoon from the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. The main card airs on NBC starting at 4 p.m. ET. The main event features Justin Gaethje defending the WSOF lightweight title against Nick Newell. In the co-feature, Jon Fitch faces Dennis Hallman in welterweight action. Also on the card, Gesias Cavalcante ... Read More »

Dana White On Releasing Chael Sonnen: “It’s Never Easy Making A Decision Like This”

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Beyond a short interview a few weeks ago on Fox Sports 1, we haven’t really heard from UFC president Dana White on Chael Sonnen. On Monday night, the UFC and Fox Sports announced they were releasing Chael Sonnen from his fighting and broadcasting duties. The announcement was due to the news on Saturday that Sonnen had failed a second random ... Read More »

UFC and Fox Reportedly Part Ways with Chael Sonnen

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MMAJunkie.com is reporting that both the UFC and Fox have parted ways with former UFC fighter and on-air personality Chael Sonnen.  The news comes just days after it was revealed that Sonnen failed a second drug test before announcing his retirement. Neither the UFC or Fox have publicly announced that his release but the report states that should happen soon with ... Read More »