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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...

Feb 27, 2016 5:59 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen weighs in on Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva

Saturday, in the ‘UFC London’ main event, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva fought their hearts out for 5 rounds. Ultimately, the judges scored the bout in favor of Michael Bisping, giving him the unanimous decision win. With that being said, many including UFC President Dana White, scored the bout in favor of Anderson Silva. Following...

Feb 25, 2016 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen says if Conor McGregor beats Nate Diaz, he’s fighting Robbie Lawler at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen thinks everybody missed the point of Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor taking place at the welterweight limit of 170-pounds. According to Sonnen, the UFC 196 main event fight between McGregor and Diaz was set at 170-pounds so that the UFC can promote a welterweight title fight between “Mystic...

Feb 13, 2016 7:25 am

Michael Bisping vs. Chael Sonnen, Ken Shamrock vs. Dan Severn, Roy Jones Jr. vs. Fan

In what is likely the strangest combat sports card in the history of, well…combat sports, UR Fight is reportedly putting on a fight card that is leaving us scratching our heads. The event, which is scheduled for March 20th according to MMAWeekly will feature a grappling match between Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping, a MMA...

Feb 8, 2016 5:15 pm

Chael Sonnen Interviews Chad Mendes on fighting Rafael dos Anjos

Chael Sonnen spoke with Chad Mendes about Conor McGregor’s upcoming title tilt with lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos. Mendes gives us his perspective on McGregor’s weight gain, advantages and disadvantages heading into UFC 196 Do you think Mendes has it right?

Feb 6, 2016 8:31 am

On This Day: Chael Sonnen defeats Nate Marquardt, becomes #1 contender

Nate Marquardt vs Chael Sonnen @ UFC 109 2010… by Jack-wilson-85 On this day in MMA history 6 years ago, Chael Sonnen fought Nate Marquardt on the main card of UFC 109. The winner of the fight got a title shot against Anderson Silva. Sonnen won the fight via unanimous decision and was awarded the...

Feb 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says he is a ‘huge supporter of Donald Trump’

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from his words or his opinion. The retired UFC veteran spoke with FOX Sports on the topic of politics and how he feels Donald Trump has changed the game. “I’m a huge supporter of Trump,” Sonnen told FOX Sports. “When people talk about him, I hear...

Jan 28, 2016 12:17 pm

On This Day: Chael Sonnen delivers one of the greatest post-fight speeches ever

On this day 4 years ago Chael Sonnen fought Michael Bisping in Chicago Illinois in the co-main event of ‘UFC on FOX: Evans vs. Davis’. With the win over Bisping, Sonnen earned himself a rematch with Anderson Silva after nearly ending the reign of ‘The Spider’ at UFC 117 in 2010. Following the win over...

Jan 28, 2016 8:57 am

Chael Sonnen to compete on ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’

Chael Sonnen’s ventures outside of the world of MMA continue! It was announced recently via Sherdog that Chael Sonnen has officially been cast as a competitor on the upcoming 8th season of NBC’s ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’. The season will be hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger, and will see Sonnen in addition to another 15 celebrities competing...

Jan 24, 2016 10:46 am

VIDEO: Chael Sonnen & Dominick Cruz Expose Some New Snakeish Behavior From Dillashaw

ESPN analyst and retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen interviews champ Dominick Cruz as he gives us the run down on TJ Dillashaw,  who some analyst feel should never of left TAM. The fight some feel that needs to come first before a rematch between Dillashaw and Cruz is a rubber/grudge – match between Faber  and...

Jan 19, 2016 7:37 am

BUSTED: Chael Sonnen Thinks He’s Off Air, Clowns Travis Browne Video

Is the mic on?  Yes Chael Sonnen the mic is on. We all have our own thoughts and ideas on fighters and their potential in the fight game, we just don’t have a live mic in our face when we talk about it. Check out this hilarious short video of Sonnen, ESPN analyst and former...

Dec 30, 2015 8:56 am

New Audio Interview: Chael Sonnen on Nick Diaz – Conor Mcgregor vs Nate Diaz

Just because Stockton CA native Nick Diaz hasn’t been highly active on the UFC fight cards the last four years, don’t fool yourself Diaz is battle-tested and fan approved.   Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) fought Anderson Silva almost a year ago with the fight being  overturned after Silva tested positive for drostanolone and androsterone, while Diaz tested...

Dec 22, 2015 8:25 am

Chael Sonnen says Edgar deserves title fight

When Frankie Edgar defeated Chad Mendes via KO in the main event of the TUF 22 Finale, UFC President Dana White stated that no one could deny Edgar any longer, and that he would be next in line for a title shot at featherweight. The following night Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in 13...

Dec 12, 2015 12:58 pm

Chael Sonnen Toe to Toe with Frank Trigg

Ahead of UFC 194 tonight, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen believes that Conor McGregor is actually preparing mentally for a loss, rather than a win over Jose Aldo. He spoke with UFC Hall of Fame member Frank Trigg to discuss the main event that has everyone talking.

Dec 7, 2015 9:24 am

Chael Sonnen on McGregor Interview: “The secret to success is failure”

There has been a great deal of buzz about the largest event in UFC history. Chael Sonnen gives his ideas on the headliner. MMAFighing captures the quotes. “I have never seen a fight of this magnitude where both guys are so scared that they’re going to lose,” Sonnen told Submission Radio. “Every time you have...

Nov 3, 2015 8:21 am

MUST SEE! Rampage Jackson prank calls Chael Sonnen

We’re not quite sure why Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson decided to prank call former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen, but we’re very glad he does. During a recent Twitch.tv video game broadcast Rampage Jackson prank called ‘The American Gangster’ Chael Sonnen and pretended that he found Sonnen’s number on his girlfriend’s phone. Sonnen said he caught on...

Oct 28, 2015 12:32 pm

MUST SEE! Chael Sonnen gives CM Punk valuable advice in hilarious meme

We have yet to find out when CM Punk will be making his highly anticipated MMA debut, however that hasn’t stopped the internet from theorizing about how his first fight will go. An unknown Twitter user created this meme, which was then posted and sent to ‘The American Gangster’ Chael Sonnen. Punk is currently still...

Oct 20, 2015 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen discusses UFC 200 return rumors

Despite Chael Sonnen announcing his retirement prior to being handed a 2-year suspension from the NSAC back in July of 2014, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Sonnen will return to the sport when his suspension is up. ‘The American Gangster’ recently shut the door on talks of a potential return...

Oct 18, 2015 5:37 pm

Chael Sonnen stands firm on retirement: ‘I am not coming back’

Chael Sonnen has not stepped foot in the octagon since fighting Rashad Evans at UFC 167 nearly two years ago in November 2013. He was scheduled to clash with Wanderlei Silva at UFC 173, but one of Sonnen’s pre-fight random pre-fight drug tests forced him out of the fight when it came back positive for...

Oct 12, 2015 7:56 am

Holy Sh*t! Chael Sonnen Takes Back The Throne, Smashes McGregor Hard

Trash talking in sports can be a crucial part of an athlete’s offense. Whether it’s in the octagon or on a football field, it’s a way for someone to get in the head of their opponent before the contest ever takes place. In mixed martial arts, words can be used as a way to take...