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Nov 12, 2014 4:09 pm

Chael Sonnen Explains Move To ESPN

    “I was getting ready to fight Anderson the first time, and there was a UFC expo shortly before our fight. The way that Mandalay Bay works, there’s the Expo Center and there’s a long hallway. This thing is like a quarter mile, it’s like a lap around the track to get back to...

Nov 12, 2014 11:57 am

Chael Sonnen Considering 2016 Olympics

“I’ve considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling. My goals would be different. I would not make the team, but I think I could be one of the guys. I could be right in there, top four or five. Give me a good opportunity to train and be active and still...

Oct 31, 2014 1:15 pm

Chael Sonnen Offered $5 Million By WWE

“Here’s the nuts and bolts of it: I was offered $5 million by [WWE promoter] Vince McMahon. Now, I was still under contract with the UFC and I never took this to Dana. I handled it on my own. I told [WWE], ‘No’ and that was the end of that. I never told Dana White...


Oct 26, 2014 10:26 am

Jose Aldo Compares Conor McGregor To Chael Sonnen

Jose Aldo’s next opponent will likely be Conor McGregor, should ‘Notorious’ defeat Dennis Siver when the pair meet in January at UFC Fight Night Boston. McGregor, who did several appearances prior to UFC 179 while in Brazil, was cageside for the action last night, and was even called out by Jose Aldo after his victory...

Oct 21, 2014 3:32 pm

Chael Sonnen Wants “To Regain The Trust And The Respect of The Public”

“What Chael’s hoping for is to regain the trust and the respect of the public. He’s not concerned about his paycheck. He’s a hard-working guy. He’s capable. “What he wants to do is be a part of the industry that he loves and that he helped build to a large degree. He’s been a focal...

Oct 18, 2014 2:26 pm

Chael Sonnen Approves Of Conor McGregor

When it comes to talking the talk, there’s no one better than Chael P. Sonnen. Which is why his stamp of approval is so important to McGregor fans. In his debut podcast episode, the former three-time UFC title challenger discussed the brash tactics of the UFC’s newest mega-star in Conor McGregor. Check it: (Via The...

Oct 7, 2014 3:55 pm

WWE Legend Jim Ross Explains Chael Sonnen Match Up – Exclusive

  Fan’s who purchased the BattleGrounds MMA pay-per-view last Friday were treated to quite a night of commentary. Not only did you get to watch an old school one-night tournament, but you got to listen to play-by-play from Chael Sonnen and legendary pro wrestling announcer Jim Ross. It was different from the normal MMA commentary...

Oct 3, 2014 3:57 pm

Chael Sonnen: The Desire Is Still There, So Is My UFC Contract’

  “The desire was still there. I love to compete. Even now I look forward to competing and it’s a lot of fun. I don’t know if it’s something that ever goes away. I’ll tell you something that does go away, is the desire to train. It’s really, really hard and it’s depressing. There were...

Sep 5, 2014 12:30 pm

Chael Sonnen On The Evolution Of His Gangster

“I got hit with a PED charge and a criminal charge in the same month. The whole ‘silly me’ defense is a pretty good one. When you go, ‘Listen, I didn’t know. I didn’t know the rules.’ That works. That’s a good, solid defense. One time. I needed it twice in the same month. So...

Sep 5, 2014 10:18 am

Chael Sonnen Awarded BJJ Purple Belt

The new “Face of Jiu Jitsu”, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen just received his first belt promotion. Check it: The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8y pic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014

Aug 21, 2014 10:38 am

Chael Sonnen Completes The Ice Bucket Challenge – WOW!

ALS just got a Gangster wet …@LukeBarnatt @IAmJericho @heylandsberg @TGILaura @THEmikeinindy @steveaustinBSR http://t.co/i1pwGwWhI6 — chael sonnen (@sonnench) August 21, 2014 The Oregon Gangster, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen has completed the ALS ice bucket challenge, and he might have taken the cake. You’re going to have to follow the link in his tweet to get to...

Aug 13, 2014 5:00 am

QUICK TWITT | Chael Sonnen: ‘I Remain undefeated’

Following a 14-minute grappling exchange in the Metamoris 4 main event last weekend, former UFC mouthpiece Chael P. Sonnen had just one quick comment to make. I remain undefeated — chael sonnen (@sonnench) August 10, 2014 Of course, ‘The Oregon Gangster’ ended up losing his pro-grappling debut via submission to Andre Galvao, but I guess...

Aug 10, 2014 1:01 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Chael Sonnen’s Submission Loss At Metamoris 4

In last night’s Metamoris 4 main event, Chael Sonnen took on Andre Galvao in a ‘submission only’ rules match. (Replay HERE) He lost, and the MMA world reacted. Check it: Eternal learning curve. @MetamorisPro #Metamoris4 #bjj — Coach (@CMPunk) August 10, 2014 Looking foreword to the Sonnen match more than ever… You'll never see a...

Aug 9, 2014 8:45 pm

REPLAY! – Chael Sonnen Gets Submitted In Main By Galvao – Metamoris 4 Results

In tonight’s Metamoris 4 main event, embattled MMA fighter Chael Sonnen took on the world’s best grappler in Andre Galvao. In the end Sonnen submitted midway through the second-half of the bout. The replay is above. Enjoy! For those wishing to stream tonight’s event, Metamoris 4 is available for viewing for $30.00 at Metamoris.com.

Aug 7, 2014 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen To Compete In Metamoris Despite NSAC Threats – Says Gangsters Always Back It Up

Chalk on up for ‘The Bad Guys’. Chael Sonnen will compete at this weekend’s Metamoris event, despite being threatened not to by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Chael Sonnen is currently serving a two-year ban from combat sports, however Grappling doesn’t fall under the commissions jurisdiction.   Sonnen himself took to twitter with an update: When a...

Aug 6, 2014 3:17 pm

POLL | Who’s More “Gangster” – Chael Sonnen, Jon Jones, Or The Diaz Brothers?

With all the recent events, MMA’s most gangster(ish) fighters are running out of control. Chael Sonnen, the self-proclaimed “Oregon Gangster” has been popped for five different illegal drugs and suspended for two years. Jon Jones mugged Daniel Cormier inside the MGM Grand Lobby in front of hundreds of MMA fans. The Diaz brothers. Who’s more...

Jul 29, 2014 4:26 pm

Wanderlei Silva Believes Chael Sonnen Will Be Back

After an abrupt end to his UFC career, Chael Sonnen scheduled to fight Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 next month. After a hearing with the NSAC Sonnen was suspended for two years from MMA, leaving many fans to speculate whether or not he will fight in the UFC once his suspension is up. His opponent...

Jul 24, 2014 6:47 pm

REPLAY! NSAC Hearing: Chael Sonnen Suspension

Watch as former UFC standout Chael Sonnen appears in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday, July 23 to talk about his two failed drug tests. Sonnen was handed a 2-year suspension.

Jul 23, 2014 7:45 pm

UFC Fighters React To Chael Sonnen And Vitor Belfort NSAC Verdicts

  Two important things happened today in the State of Nevada. Vitor Belfort got his license to fight Chris Weidman, and Chael Sonnen received a two-year suspension and what amounts to a bunch of community service in the fight to stop PED use. As usual, the MMA world took to twitter with reactions. Check it:...

Jul 23, 2014 12:54 pm

Chael Sonnen Punishment Handed Down, Suspension And Move To NSAC Drug Advisor Part Of Deal

Today in Las Vegas, Chael P. Sonnen appeared in front of the Nevada State Athletic to answer to charges of two failed drug tests for five different performance enhancing and/or banned substances. While Sonnen offered absolutely zero defense, the commission and prosecution opted to engage in a lengthy hearing with expert testimony from physicians and...

Jul 22, 2014 8:16 am

Chael Sonnen’s NSAC Hearing To Be Aired On UFC Fight Pass

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen retired from MMA competition last month after it was revealed that he tested positive for multiple banned substances during his transition off of TRT. As a result he had a routine hearing with the NSAC and was suspended until the formal hearing, which takes place Wednesday at 10am PT....

Jul 14, 2014 6:06 pm

Metamoris 4 Countdown: Chael Sonnen vs. Andre Galvao

After his retirement from MMA, it was announced Chael Sonnen would headline Metamoris 4 against Andre Galvao. To get you ready for the event, check out this promotional video: “I told these guys a week ago, I said I have no belt in Jiu-Jitsu – within in a week I need to be a black...

Jul 14, 2014 3:23 pm

Chael Sonnen Must Testify Under Oath At NSAC Hearing

Chael Sonnen’s ongoing troubles with the NSAC continue. After an initial hearing, it was announced that Sonnen would have a hearing at a later date, where he could formally appeal his suspension. Today the Nevada Deputy Attorney General spoke to MMAJunkie.com about the situation via email. “Mr. Sonnen must personally appear and testify under oath...