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Sep 29, 2016 1:01 pm

Tito Ortiz gives date for potential Chael Sonnen fight: ‘I call the shots’

Earlier this month, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he was coming out of retirement, and had signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. While Sonnen remained adamant throughout the course of his 2-year suspension that he was indeed retired from MMA, it took just over one month from the time his...

Sep 19, 2016 9:57 am

Chael Sonnen will face HUGE penalties if he fails a Bellator drug test

With Chael Sonnen’s new Bellator contract, it definitely won’t pay to fail another drug test. In fact, one failed test under the Bellator banner would leave him without a fight purse as well as a $500,000 fine, according to ‘The American Gangster’ himself. Sonnen discussed his new Bellator contract and went in depth as to...

Sep 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen joins Bellator 161 live

The American Gangster has arrived! Welcome to #BellatorNation @chaelsonnen! #Bellator161 pic.twitter.com/P9Lcbir1yC — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) September 17, 2016 Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen recently announced that he had ended his MMA retirement, and had signed an exclusive, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who had remained adamant on his retirement throughout the course of...


Sep 17, 2016 7:48 am

Tito Ortiz reacts to Chael Sonnen calling him out

Earlier this week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. While no word was given on when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, he did reveal that he was looking to make his debut against former UFC champion...

Sep 16, 2016 7:38 pm

Yahoo Sports rips at Bellator MMA and Chael Sonnen after news of multi-fight deal signing

Big news hit the MMA community late Thursday when the Associated Press released the news that former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen freshly inked a deal with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who just became eligible to fight again after a two-year suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission for testing positive for multiple banned substances admitted his...

Sep 16, 2016 6:10 pm

Exclusive | BJ Penn on Chael Sonnen’s Move to Bellator: I’m Gonna Watch What Chael Sonnen Does

Last night, news broke that former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen had signed with Bellator MMA. Shortly thereafter, Sonnen took to Twitter to address this surprising move, while several notable reporters announced that the fan favorite mouth-piece had already called for a bout with Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz. The Rulers...

Sep 16, 2016 9:54 am

MMA community reacts to Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator MMA

Thursday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. No immediate word was given in regress to when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, however ‘The American Gangster’ was campaigning for a fight with...

Sep 16, 2016 8:18 am

Scott Coker gives brief reaction to Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator

Thursday evening, it was announced that former UfC title challenger Chael Sonnen had officially ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. At the time of the announcement, there had been no word given as to when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, however it was revealed that Sonnen...

Sep 15, 2016 8:03 pm

Chael Sonnen reacts to signing with Bellator, already has opponent in mind

This week, news surfaced that former UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen had ended his retirement, and signed with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who recently celebrated the end of his 2-year suspension, remained adamant over the course of the last 2 years that he is indeed retired. When ‘The American Gangster’ announced that he was ending his...

Sep 15, 2016 7:10 pm

Chael Sonnen signs with Bellator MMA

Former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen has signed with Bellator MMA, according to the Associated Press. The 39-year-old MMA veteran is fresh off a two-year suspension after testing positive for multiple banned substances in 2014. According to the AP report, Sonnen signed a multiyear, multi-fight deal with the promotional company. Despite repeatedly saying that he...

Sep 14, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen setting the stage for future Thero Sonnen vs. Kalyl Silva fight

. @SpiderAnderson – I heard you son is training. Should we set a date? pic.twitter.com/yYvJYDkXFN — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) September 14, 2016 Fan favorite mouthpiece Chael Sonnen and middleweight legend Anderson Silva had one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA history. The pair first met back in 2010, in the main event of UFC 117....

Sep 9, 2016 7:56 am

Chael Sonnen weighs-in on CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall

In just over 24 hours, the world will tune in as former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated MMA debut on the main card of UFC 203 as he fights undefeated Mickey Gall. Ahead of the fight, as more footage has continued to emerge of Punk in training, some of the MMA community...

Sep 7, 2016 10:07 am

Chael Sonnen calls for Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

Going into UFC 202, there was much speculation as to what UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s next move would be after his rematch with Nate Diaz. McGregor won his rematch with Diaz via majority decision, avenging his UFC 196 loss to the Stockton superstar. In the wake of McGregor’s win, there has been much speculation...

Sep 4, 2016 1:36 pm

Chael Sonnen was really upset with Joe Silva’s Retirement

Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen was hit hard by the news that UFC matchmaker Joe Silva had decided to retire. Sonnen spoke about Silva’s departure from the UFC on his latest episode of “Beyond the Fight”. “Man I am having mixed emotions over here. So I’m taking this as bad...

Aug 27, 2016 8:10 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen calls for Conor McGregor vs. Nick Diaz

Earlier this month, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz via majority decision in the main event of UFC 202 to avenge his UFC 196 submission loss. On the heels of the fight, McGregor has several options in regards to his next fight. While UFC President Dana White has stated that he would like...

Aug 25, 2016 10:27 am

AUDIO | Chael Sonnen talks about the tragic loss of his newborn daughter Blauna

Former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen is coping with the heartbreaking loss of his newborn daughter. Last week Sonnen gave details on his “You’re Welcome” podcast regarding the terrible situation his daughter Blauna was in after being born prematurely. Unfortunately, Blauna passed away last week and Sonnen addressed the death of his daughter and thanked...

Aug 11, 2016 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen ready to put friendship aside for Nick Diaz fight?

Just several weeks ago, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, and MMA veteran Nick Diaz, both celebrated the end of their suspensions. Sonnen was suspended 2-years for a pair of failed drug tests back in 2014 prior to his scheduled fight with Vitor Belfort. After it was revealed that he failed the drug tests, Sonnen...

Aug 10, 2016 3:48 pm

Rumor: Chael Sonnen vs. Nick Diaz at UFC 205 in New York

With both Chael Sonnen and Nick Diaz fresh off a suspension, there is an opportunity for a battle between the bad boys of the UFC. @FrontRowBrian who is close to Sonnen tweeted that the UFC is looking at putting the match together for a middleweight bout at UFC 205 in New York. ▶️RUMOR◀️ There's interest...

Jul 26, 2016 10:32 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen celebrates end of suspension

This week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen completed his 2 year suspension. ‘The American Gangster’ remained adamant that he was retired from MMA, however this month he made headlines by taking a USADA drug test. Sonnen revealed that he was waiting to see if he could pass the drug test, before committing to a...

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....