1611 Search Results for chael sonnen

Oct 20, 2011 7:48 am

Silva Doesn't Feel Sonnen Deserves A Rematch, says Soares

“Anderson just feels that he doesn’t deserve it yet. He doesn’t deserve it yet. … A lot of people are interested in the fight. It’s a big fight. Anderson’s not ducking him. Anderson, right now, is focused on recouping his shoulder, and basically he’s going through physical therapy on that just to get that back...

Oct 18, 2011 10:57 am

Matt Lindland: Anderson Silva wont make it out of the third round with Chael

“I think the rematch would look just like the first one, except I’ve got a game plan for Chael to finish him before the end of the third round. So, yeah it’ll look similar to their first encounter, but with some additional techniques and strategy, it won’t make it to the championship rounds.” Coach/Friend/Trainer/Sparring partner...

Oct 17, 2011 10:28 am

Lindland Thinks Silva will try weasel out of bout with Chael

“Anderson will to find a way to weasel out of that fight. I don’t know what his contractual obligations are as far as who he has to fight as a champion but they’re already laying the ground work… His manager Ed Soares is already making excuses for Anderson to not take that fight so yeah...


Oct 13, 2011 9:27 am

Bisping: Sonnen had his chance, I'm the true number one contender

“Chael Sonnen had his chance, put on a great performance but lost. Got tapped out, got finished, and then after that he failed a steroids test. As far as I can see he had his chance and he blew it. I feel I deserve a shot. I have got to beat Miller, he is tough,...

Aug 11, 2016 9:57 am

Georges St-Pierre tiptoes around answering if he would ever fight Conor McGregor

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre announced that he has started the process to be tested by USADA so that he can be eligible to fight in the UFC again. With his intent to fight and prove his dominance, many are wondering who GSP will be fighting. In a recent interview with Bloody Elbow, “Rush”...

Jul 21, 2016 8:26 am

USADA looking into potentially tainted supplement in Jon Jones case

With just two days to go until UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event due to a potential USADA anti-doping violation. The following morning, Jones and his manager held a press conference, where they addressed the situation to media members. Throughout the course of the presser Jones was...

Jul 18, 2016 9:46 am

NSAC confirms Jon Jones tested positive for anti-estrogen substance

UFC 200 took a huge turn just days prior to the event taking place when it was revealed that Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. While news of Jones’ violation was known, the banned substances that Jones tested positive for was not released. However, Chael Sonnen and Rashad...

Jul 13, 2016 8:13 pm

Nevada Athletic Commission to hold hearing on extension of temporary suspension for Jon Jones

The Nevada Athletic Commission has set things in motion on dealing with Jon Jones and his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. MMA journalist Shaheen Al-Shatti tweeted on Wednesday, “The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold a ‘hearing on extension of temporary suspension’ for Jon Jones at its Mon. July 18 meeting.” The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold...

Jul 13, 2016 2:55 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva fought Daniel Cormier for $6 million at UFC 200?

Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on two days notice to help save a huge fight from being cut from UFC 200 and took one of the toughest tasks of his career, going up against UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva said he took the fight to challenge himself and took the challenge...

Jun 15, 2016 11:20 pm

Update on Anderson Silva fighting at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was supposed to fight Uriah Hall at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil last month, however ‘The Spider’ was forced to undergo surgery to remove his gallbladder the week of the fight. Silva set his sights on a return to the Octagon at UFC 200, hoping to avenge his loss...

May 5, 2016 8:50 am

Tito Ortiz offers Conor McGregor advice in standoff with UFC

Former UFC champion Tito Ortiz may be in the UFC Hall of Fame, however Ortiz often found himself at odds with the UFC brass during the course of his stint with the promotion. Now a Bellator MMA fighter, Ortiz offered some advice to Conor McGregor, who is currently in the middle of a standoff with...

Apr 18, 2016 2:31 pm

UFC President Dana White: ‘I think Rashad Evans is probably going to retire’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans swallowed a tough pill on Saturday after being knocked out by the heavy hands of Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC on FOX 19. Despite only having two consecutive losses in his past two fights in the Octagon, the brutal knockout was the first time “Suga”...

Mar 25, 2016 9:05 pm

VIDEO | ‘Moat MMA Fighting’ is the craziest thing you’ll see all day

As if MMA wasn’t dangerous enough, one promotion has decided to put fighters on a platform surrounded by a moat instead of in a cage or in a ring. Check out the fight between Vitail Krat and Andre Dida, the man who sucker punched Chael Sonnen in the back of the head during the TUF...

Feb 13, 2016 8:39 am

WATCH! Want to fight Roy Jones Jr. for $100,000?

Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. recently had his 8-fight win streak snapped at the hands of Enzo Maccarinelli back in December in Moscow. Now, the former champ is looking to return to the win column with his upcoming fight under the UR Fight banner on March 20th. The only issue is that Jones Jr. doesn’t...

Feb 12, 2016 8:56 am

Anderson Silva calls out Conor McGregor for comments about Brazil

Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos on March 5th. Leading up to the fight, McGregor has been his typical self during media appearances, talking trash towards his opponent and questioning his allegiance to his home country of Brazil. That caught the attention...

Feb 5, 2016 8:28 am

Laila Ali predicts Holly Holm will do “worse” to Ronda Rousey in rematch

Going into UFC 193 Holly Holm had the full support of the boxing community. Holm vs. Rousey was expected to be a classic style vs. style matchup that saw Rousey attempting to take the fight to the ground while Holm attempted to keep it standing. Instead Rousey came out looking to strike with Holm, which...

Jan 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chad Mendes sounds off on the return of BJ Penn

It was announced recently that our namesake BJ Penn would be returning to the UFC for yet another fight. News then emerged that Penn had verbally agreed to a bout, however no further details were given. On a recent episode of Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome!” podcast, he was joined by 3-time UFC featherweight title challenger...

Jan 12, 2016 11:49 am

Wanderlei Silva’s NAC hearing pushed to the sidelines yet again

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva looks like he will continue to be stuck in the doldrums as his Nevada Athletic Commission hearing that was supposed to take place along with Nick Diaz on Tuesday was postponed once again. Silva who evaded a random drug test in Nevada ahead of his UFC 175 bout scheduled against Chael...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Dec 16, 2015 10:21 am

Anderson Silva Turns Up The Heat Video: On a mission

Anderson “The Spider” Silva has a new reason to rekindle his desire for middleweight gold.  UFC 194 opened the doors for a few middleweights in the division.  Yoel Romero defeated Souza by decision, however, raised more questions about Romero’s ability to perform in the championship rounds.   Chris Weidman historically is the only fighter to win...

Dec 10, 2015 9:21 am

McGregor preparing for a loss?

Following Ronda Rousey’s brutal loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193, many fighters offered up words of support to the former champ. One person who offered words of encouragement was Conor McGregor, who will fight Jose Aldo in a title unification bout at UFC 194 on Saturday. McGregor said that “Defeat is the secret ingredient...