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Wanderlei Silva Retires, Blames UFC for Decision

After a combustable and controversial few months, Wanderlei Silva has had enough and decided to retire from the sport of MMA. And the reason: according to Silva, it’s because the UFC turned his fans on him. “I am stepping down from the ring,” announced the former PRIDE Champion in a video on YouTube.  “After today, Wanderlei Silva will not fight ...

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UFC and Fox Reportedly Part Ways with Chael Sonnen

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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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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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 ...

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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 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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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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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.  Plus, 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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Dana White Announces Chael Sonnen And Wanderlei Silva To Coach The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3

We have been waiting to see Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva finally settle their feud in the octagon. We are one step closer to that happening as UFC President Dana White announced on Fox Sports Live in front of Sonnen telling him that him and Silva will be the coaches on the upcoming The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3. “I told ...

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Chael Sonnen Invites Wanderlei Silva To “UFC Tonight”

The feud between former Pride champion Wanderlei Silva and former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen has reached new levels of hate. On Saturday at the Olympia Expo in Las Vegas, Silva came to the expo with a camera to confront Sonnen who was signing autographs for a sponsor. The video shows the two getting in an ...

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Brian Stann Filling In For Joe Rogan To Do Commentary At UFC 163

It didn’t take Brian Stann long to find gigs outside of fighting. It was announced last night on “UFC Tonight”, on Fuel TV that Brian Stann will be filling in for Joe Rogan to do color commentary alongside Mike Goldberg at UFC 163 next Saturday night. UFC 163 will be taking place at the HSBC in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, ...

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