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UFC 175 Countdown Show

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UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features Chris Weidman defending the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight titleholder Lyoto Machida. In the co-feature, Ronda Rousey looks to defend the UFC women’s bantamweight title for the fourth time against Alexis Davis. For every UFC pay-per-view, they air ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Vitor Belfort Reveals NSAC Random Drug Test Results

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Drug Test Refusal Led To Wanderlei Silva’s UFC 175 Dismissal

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We reported earlier today that Wanderlei Silva was replaced by Vitor Belfort to face Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. All we knew at the time was that Silva didn’t submit his application and not attending a licensing hearing. MMAFighting.com is reporting that according to Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Robert Bennett, Silva had “ample time” to do everything he ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Confrontation Between Chael Sonnen And Wanderlei Silva

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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 ... Read More »