1596 Search Results for chael sonnen

Jul 24, 2016 12:01 pm

Chael Sonnen claims he holds an NSAC record

Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen claims he holds a Nevada State Athletic Commission record. A Brock Lesnar fan took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with Sonnen for Chael’s comments regarding Brock Lesnar’s failed USADA drug test at UFC 200. Sonnen responded to the fan with the following information: 6....

Jul 23, 2016 10:44 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen opens up on USADA, return rumors, and more

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen made headlines once again recently when it was revealed that he was randomly tested by USADA. Sonnen, who is currently suspended by the NSAC until later this summer, has remained adamant about the fact that he is retired, however his recent USADA drug test has left many wondering if...

Jul 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Chael Sonnen to return to the UFC? Recently tested by USADA

Former title contender Chael Sonnen tested positive for multiple performance-enhancing drug violations back in 2014 and was suspended for two years from competition. Now that Sonnen’s two-year suspension from competition will be up this Saturday, it surely looks like the current MMA analyst for ESPN may be looking to have another go in the Octagon....

Jul 20, 2016 10:00 pm

Chael Sonnen predicts future for Brock Lesnar & Jon Jones

UFC 200 was arguably the biggest event in the history of the UFC. Unfortunately a dark cloud now looms over the event after Jon Jones was pulled from the event during fight week for a USADA violation, and Brock Lesnar was notified of two USADA violations after the event. With USADA handing top ranked featherweight...


Jul 16, 2016 2:06 pm

Chael Sonnen rips Brock Lesnar for failed drug test

This week, news surfaced that former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-UFC 200 drug test. Immediately, the MMA community began ripping Lesnar to shreds over the “potential anti-doping violation” with his UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt even going as far as to demand 100% of Lesnar’s purse for the event. Former UFC...

Jul 11, 2016 3:25 pm

Chael Sonnen claims Jon Jones tested positive for estrogen blockers

Devastating news shook the world of MMA when it was revealed that Jon Jones was flagged by USADA for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation just days ahead of his light heavyweight title fight against champion Daniel Cormier. Jones and his team arranged a press conference last Thursday to address the situation, but nothing has been...

Jul 3, 2016 6:28 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen explains why Conor McGregor will lose to Nate Diaz at UFC 202

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is a very knowledgeable fight analyst for ESPN and has some interesting things to say about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Sonnen doesn’t think the outcome of their rematch will be any different from their first meeting at UFC 196 back in March...

Jul 3, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Jon Jones

Before Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones rematch in the headlining bout of next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, watch “Bones” defend his title against Chael Sonnen from UFC 159 in 2013. The Jones and Sonnen bout at UFC 159 came together after “Bones'” camp refused to take a short-notice fight with Chael in...

Jun 29, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen breaks down Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship on arguably the biggest fight card in UFC history. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community seems to be split down the middle in regards to who will win the fight. While Jones is...

Jun 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chael Sonnen confident Fedor Emelianenko will sign with the UFC

Earlier this month, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to the cage once again. Emelianenko fought former UFC heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in Russia in what turned out to be an extremely back and forth fight. After being rocked in the first round, and nearly finished, Emelianenko managed to win the next 2 rounds en route to...

Jun 17, 2016 10:32 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen on Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

Former UFC title contender turned MMA analyst Chael Sonnen always has his insightful take on the game. In the video above, Sonnen talks about Brock Lesnar’s U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) exemption from the four-month period of random drug testing prior to competition. Sonnen makes it clear that Lesnar is not completely waived from USADA testing,...

Jun 12, 2016 7:55 am

Chael Sonnen: “Uriah Hall is going to fight Anderson Silva at UFC 200”

According to former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, a highly anticipated middleweight fight between Uriah Hall (12-6 MMA) and Anderson Silva (33-7 MMA) will take place at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. No official announcement has been made by the UFC, but this is what Sonnen had to say during his “You’re...

Jun 10, 2016 11:19 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen attributes Luke Rockhold’s loss to one thing

Luke Rockhold lost his UFC middleweight championship title in his first defense against Michael Bisping at UFC 199. Bisping came in with less than two weeks notice after Rockhold’s original opponent Chris Weidman pulled out due to an injury and pulled off the championship victory, knocking out Rockhold in the very first round. Former UFC...

May 28, 2016 7:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva challenges Chael Sonnen to a fight

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen was a recent guest on The MMA Hour where he told Ariel Helwani that he personally saved ‘TUF Brazil 3’ by showing opposing coach Wanderlei Silva his bank account. “The Axe Murderer” denied Sonnen’s recent claims in a video posted to Facebook, where he credited his coach Rafael Cordeiro...

May 27, 2016 9:13 pm

Chael Sonnen blasts Jacare Souza for turning down title fight

It wasn’t too long ago that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight title. Immediately there was a debate as to whether Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping would get to step in on short notice and fight Luke Rockhold. Unfortunately for Jacare, he would...

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...

May 24, 2016 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen would “love to kick Georges’ a**”

While Chael Sonnen has remained adamant in regards to his retirement from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, many believe that Sonnen will return to the Octagon once his suspension is up in July of 2016. Given when his suspension will be up, many believe that Sonnen could be making his return to MMA at...

May 24, 2016 1:12 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I would love to kick Georges St-Pierre’s *ss’

Chael Sonnen’s suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission will be up in July as his two-year ban from competition comes to an end. While Sonnen told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s MMA Hour that he does not have any current plans of returning to MMA, he did give Helwani a list of opponents that he would...

Apr 23, 2016 3:28 pm

Chael Sonnen: Conor wanted to fight ‘Bendo’ under the ‘McGregor Promotions’ banner

In the above video former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen discusses the fallout between the UFC and it’s current featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “The Notorious” was expected to rematch Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout at July’s UFC 200 event, however after Conor refused to attend the UFC’s media tour, the promotion opted to pull...

Apr 20, 2016 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen offers insight into Conor McGregor’s dispute with the UFC

UFC 200 is now left without a main event after Conor McGregor retired, and then was pulled from his main event slot for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the July 9th event. While all signs are pointing to McGregor legitimately retiring, former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen offered some insight into what the situation...

Apr 13, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen: Yoel Romero isn’t juicing, neither is Conor McGregor

Going into UFC 196, Nate Diaz caught UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor off guard as he accused the featherweight champ of taking steroids. McGregor, who was tied for the most tested athlete by USADA in 2015, immediately stood up from his seat and turned to Diaz to refute the claims with quite a bit of...