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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 »

Vitor Belfort Is Granted License, Will Face Chris Weidman At UFC 181 In December

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Vitor Belfort was a granted a license on Wednesday morning by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in a unanimous vote. The NSAC told Belfort that he cannot fight before the month of December, has to have his next fight in Las Vegas and will have to subject himself to random blood and urine testing at anytime, anywhere. NSAC also told ... 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 »

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 »

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 ... 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 And Dana White Video Interviews Regarding Sonnen’s Failed Drug Test

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The big news in the MMA world in the last 24 hours has been the drug test failure of UFC star Chael Sonnen. The three-time UFC title challenger tested positive for the drugs, Anastrozole and Clomiphene during a random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission last month. Yesterday on Fox Sports 1 show, “America’s Pregame”, Sonnen and ... 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 »

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

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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.  Plus, 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 ... Read More »