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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...

Mar 22, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Michael Bisping grappling match from URFight

This past weekend, UFC veterans Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping competed in a grappling match at URFight. Unlike Metamoris however, which is one long round, the grappling match between Sonnen and Bisping consisted of three 5 minute rounds. Jim Ross and Rampage Jackson were on hand for commentary for the match, which you can watch...

Mar 19, 2016 8:20 am

Chael Sonnen vs. Nick Diaz almost happened this weekend

This Sunday, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen returns to the mats when he grapples with top ranked UFC middleweight Michael Bisping at UR Fight. The event is more likely than not, unlike anything fight fans have ever witnessed. Also on the card, Roy Jones Jr. will box a fan, Kurt Angle will have a...

Mar 16, 2016 9:37 am

Chael Sonnen gives his take on who the UFC’s biggest star is

In the last 6 months, two of the UFC’s biggest stars, Ronda Rouesy and Conor McGregor, have both suffered devastating losses. Back at UFC 193 in Australia, Holly Holm pulled off one of the biggest upsets in UFC history as she dominated Ronda Rousey for two rounds before ultimately knocking Rousey out with a brutal...

Mar 15, 2016 2:19 pm

Chael Sonnen speaks about UFC return rumors

While Chael Sonnen hasn’t competed inside the Octagon since his TKO loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 167 in November of 2013, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Sonnen would return to the Octagon once his 2-year suspension is up. With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, many guessed that Sonnen would make...

Mar 11, 2016 12:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says Holly Holm lost out on $10M fight by not waiting for Ronda Rousey

Former UFC title contender and current MMA analyst Chael Sonnen does not hold Holly Holm’s manager in high regard. Sonnen announced on his podcast that it was Holm’s manager who wanted the fight with Miesha Tate for his own benefit. With Miesha Tate’s win over Holm at UFC 196, it likely cut down on the...

Mar 10, 2016 4:34 pm

Chael Sonnen: Nate Diaz was 14-15 pounds heavier than Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen claims that Nate Diaz was a lot heavier than Conor McGregor when the two squared off in the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday. Here is what the “American Gangster” had to say during his most recent “You’re Welcome” podcast episode: “It was really quite incredible. I thought...

Mar 8, 2016 8:48 am

Chael Sonnen compares Conor McGregor to Mike Tyson in Evander Holyfield fight

In the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday, fans saw Conor McGregor lose for the first time under the UFC banner, ending his 15 fight win streak. Of course, the bout took place at welterweight, 25 pounds higher than featherweight, where McGregor reigns champion. With that being said, former UFC title challenger Chael...

Mar 3, 2016 10:25 am

The return of Chael Sonnen?

While Chael Sonnen may have formally retired from MMA back in 2014 prior to being suspended for 2 years by the NSAC, talks of a ‘Chael Sonnen return’ have always been a subject of interest to the MMA community. While many believed that Sonnen would return when his suspension was up on July 23rd of...

Mar 1, 2016 9:24 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen discusses Conor McGregor’s dominance, and more!

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen may currently be retired from MMA, however Sonnen has continued to be an active figure in the MMA world through his podcast, as well as his analyst role with ESPN. Ahead of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor will fight Nate Diaz, and Holly Holm will fight Miesha Tate, Chael...