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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Chael Sonnen Fails Second Drug Test

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If your Chael Sonnen, you are probably wishing this drug saga would just go away. MMAFighting.com reported on Saturday night that Sonnen failed a second drug test that was administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to him on June 5 in his home state of Oregon. Sonnen tested positive for human growth hormone, recombinant human erythropoietin, anastrozole and human ...

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Ronda Rousey Earns Two ESPY Nominations

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to the octagon next Saturday as she defends her title against Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Regardless if she wins the fight, is Rousey the best female athlete in all of sports? It was announced this morning that Rousey was nominated for two ESPY awards, “Best Female Athlete” and “Best Fighter.” Also receiving ...

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Chael Sonnen Receives Temporary Suspension Due To Failed Drug Test

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On Tuesday, Chael Sonnen received a temporary suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a failed random drug test that was revealed last Tuesday. The Commission voted unanimously to give Sonnen the suspension. Sonnen, who tested positive for the drugs, Anastrozole and Clomiphene was randomly tested during the weekend of UFC 173 last month. The three-time UFC title challenger ...

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Chael Sonnen Retires, UFC 174 Preview and More

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Brian and Steve are back for the weekly MMA podcast as they talk about Chael Sonnen retiring following his failing a random drug test, who is at fault with this mess and what should have been done, his interview on Fox Sports 1, if they think Sonnen is really retiring from competition, his Fox Sports 1 job as an analyst ...

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Chael Sonnen On Why He’s Retiring From MMA (Video)

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Video: Chael Sonnen announces retirement from UFC Say goodbye to the bad guy. On Wednesday night’s edition of “UFC Tonight”, Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. It was announced on Tuesday that Sonnen had a failed a random drug test given by the Nevada State Athletic Commission last month. The three-time UFC title challenger was given the ...

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Chael Sonnen Announces His Retirement

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In shocking news, UFC star Chael Sonnen just announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. Sonnen announced his retirement on UFC Tonight, in which he serves as an analyst. Yesterday, it was revealed that the 37 year-old had failed a random drug test by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that was conducted in May as Sonnen was scheduled to fight ...

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Dana White: Chael Sonnen And Nevada Athletic Commission To Blame For Drug Test Failure

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UFC president Dana White was interviewed by Fox Sports 1 earlier today regarding the drug test failure of company star Chael Sonnen. It was revealed earlier today that Sonnen tested positive for the illegal drugs, Anastrozole and Clomiphene during a Nevada State Athletic Commission ordered random drug test last month. White in an interview on the Fox Sports 1 show, ...

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Chael Sonnen Says He Took Banned Substances

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Earlier today, it was revealed that Chael Sonnen failed a random drug test and is out of his UFC 175 fight with Vitor Belfort. The three-time UFC title challenger tested positive for Anastrozole and Clomiphene, which are prohibited substances on page 5 of the USADA banned substance list. Sonnen was on the “Jay Mohr Sports” on FOX Sports Radio to ...

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Chael Sonnen Fails Drug Test, Out Of UFC 175

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ESPN.com is reporting that Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test and is out of his UFC 175 fight against Vitor Belfort. Sonnen tested positive for two illegal substances, Anastrozole and Clomiphene, which are two female drugs. Anastrozole is used to treat early stages of breast cancer and clomiphene is used in cases of female infertility. Sonnen took a ...

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