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Chael Sonnen Announces His Retirement

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

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

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

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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Vitor Belfort Reveals NSAC Random Drug Test Results

Vitor Belfort was given a random drug test by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on February 7, since he was scheduled to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 173 last month. Results hadn’t been released due to Belfort not being licensed, but “The Phenom” released the results on his own. Belfort announced on his Instagram page that the test found elevated ...

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Lots of UFC Action, Jon Jones Opponent, Vitor Belfort Reveal

Brian and Steve are back for the weekly MMA podcast as they look back at the two UFC shows from last weekend in Germany and Brazil and who looks good coming off them. ┬áPlus, they preview this Saturday’s UFC on Fox 1 show and talk about the debate between Jon Jones and Dana White on who the light heavyweight champion ...

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Inside The Rivalry Between Anderson Silva And Chael Sonnen

The rivalry between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen was perhaps the biggest the sport had ever seen. The two had their first fight at UFC 117 in August of 2010, with Silva pulling out a hail mary fifth round submission in a fight where he lost the four rounds. The rematch went smoother for Silva as ...

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Wanderlei Silva Says He Will Fight On July 5 At UFC 175

It was announced on Wednesday that Wanderlei Silva would not be fighting Chael Sonnen at UFC 175 on July 5. We reported that after last week’s UFC 175 introductory press conference, the Nevada State Athletic Commission asked Sonnen and Silva to submit to a random drug test. Sonnen complied and Silva refused. Sonnen was on UFC Tonight on Wednesday and ...

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Silva vs Sonnen Off, Brown vs Lawler On and Bellator News

Brian and Steve talk some MMA including the Silva vs Sonnen fight not happening and what happened, Sonnen now scheduled to face Vitor Belfort and the hurdle for that fight, Matt Brown taking on Robbie Lawler for UFC on Fox, the two UFC shows coming up on Saturday, numbers for the first ever Bellator pay-per-view, what matches they could do ...

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Wanderlei Silva Out, Vitor Belfort To Face Chael Sonnen At UFC 175

Ever since Chael Sonnen was announced to face Wanderlei Silva at UFC 175, Sonnen didn’t think Silva would make it to the fight. He proved to be correct and looks like that fight my never happen. Combate in Brazil is reporting that Silva is out of the fight with Sonnen and Vitor Belfort is stepping in to fight Sonnen at ...

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Confrontation Between Chael Sonnen And Wanderlei Silva

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva have been feuding for the last few years. We have seen scuffles at expo’s, You Tube videos, etc. Yesterday, the UFC held a press conference to promote UFC 175 and The Ultimate Fighter Finale. Those events take place during July 4th weekend. Sonnen and Silva fight at UFC 175 and Sonnen was talking a lot ...

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Chael Sonnen Feels “A Slowed Down Jon Jones Is Gunna Still Be The Baddest Man On The Planet”

Jon Jones defends the UFC light heavyweight title for the seventh time against Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 172 this Saturday night. Chael Sonnen faced Jon Jones last year at UFC 159 with Jones winning by first round stoppage. Sonnen who is a UFC on Fox analyst previews the UFC 172 card, concerns he has about Jones ...

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Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva Fight “Not Done Yet”

It had been long assumed that Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva would square off at a UFC Fight Night event on May 31 in Brazil. Sonnen has been stating that the fight hasn’t been signed and the confirmation of that fact came today. During a media scrum today to promote Saturday’s UFC 171, Dana White told the media that the ...

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Chael Sonnen Posts The Cell Phone Number of Stephanie McMahon In Interview

Chael Sonnen is scheduled to face Wanderlei Silva on May 31 at a UFC Fight Night event in Brazil. Sonnen was on TSN’s “Off The Record” in Canada that aired today to promote “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3”, coaching opposite Silva. Near the end of the interview, host Michael Landsberg asked Sonnen if he thought that CM Punk, who is ...

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“The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3” Video Preview Featuring Chael Sonnen And Wanderlei Silva Scuffle

“The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3” premieres this Sunday on UFC Fight Pass. The coaches on the show are longtime rivals Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. The UFC has released a video highlighting Silva and Sonnen, which shows the beginning of the reported brawl between the two. The two will battle in the main event May 31 in a UFC Fight ...

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Nevada State Athletic Commission Bans Testosterone Replacement Therapy For All Fighters

A few moments ago, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to ban therapeutic use exemptions for (TRT) testosterone replacement therapy effective immediately. If any athlete has a TUE, no state commission will recognize it. Any fighter who competes in MMA, boxing and kickboxing will not be allowed to apply for an exemption going forward. Some of the notables who ...

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Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva Shifted From UFC 173 To Main Event May 31 Card In Brazil

Fans that were looking forward to UFC 173’s co-main event fight between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will have to wait a week later. The UFC has announced that they are moving the fight to main event a card to take place on May 31 in Brazil with a city and arena to be determined shortly. No reason was given ...

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Chael Sonnen Volunteers To Fight A “Sad” Daniel Cormier

We reported moments ago that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans had to bow out of his UFC 170 co-main event fight next weekend against Daniel Cormier. The UFC had pulled Cormier from the card as well as a replacement couldn’t be found on such short notice. Well so they thought. Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender ...

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UFC 169 Recap: Renan Barao, Jose Aldo Retain Titles

Brian and Steve recap UFC 169 including Renan Barao retaining the bantamweight championship in a controversial decision against Urijah Faber and Jose Aldo defeating Ricardo Lamas to remain the featherweight champion along with the spectacular fight between Abel Trujillo and Jamie Varner, the upcoming fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, a big ruling regarding TRT for the bout, Wanderlei ...

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UFC 169 Preview, Chael Sonnen / Wanderlei Silva Dust Up and Julianna Pena Injury

Brian and Steve preview UFC 169 headlined by Renan Barao against Urijah Faber for the bantamweight championship along with the rest of the card for Saturday’s show. ┬áPlus, they talk about the recent argument between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva in Brazil while filming The Ultimate Fighter, Julianna Pena’s major injury and news and notes about upcoming shows. This podcast ...

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