Archive: Chael Sonnen

Feb 20, 2013 9:25 am

Sonnen Shares Renewed Stance on TRT | UFC News

  It seems like you can’t go anywhere in the world of MMA without hearing the word testosterone, and while there is a plethora of MMA fighters who use testosterone, it still rides a fine line between fair and unfair. One of the most notable MMA fighters who has been put in the testosterone replacement...

Feb 18, 2013 10:33 am

Dana’s 180: Thinks Fighters Are Cheating With TRT | UFC NEWS

It’s not uncommon for fighters in the UFC to use TRT; the athletic commission even gives the ok for some fighters to use it. It’s been called sports science, it’s not illegal like steroids or other performance enhancers are. It’s not only the UFC or MMA that the athletes use TRT even; it’s just the...


Feb 14, 2013 8:51 pm

Exclusive| Vinny Magalhaes picks Sonnen to beat Jones by decision| UFC News

In order to accomplish goals you have to be willing to call shots and make things happen. Rarely will anyone just give you what you want, sometimes you have to step up and grab the bull by the horns. That is exactly what UFC light heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes did when he called out top ranked...

Feb 14, 2013 9:29 am

Ratings Report: Tuf 17 Episode 4 Show Increase In Views | UFC NEWS

This weeks episode of the Ultimate Fighter showed a five percent increase in viewership from last week’s episode and did a respectable 1.25 million views. Ratings Guru, Dave Meltzer, tells the tale over at MMAFighting.com. The Ultimate Fighter seems to have settled in at what will likely be the normal level of the season as...

Feb 14, 2013 9:18 am

Chael Sonnen Blasts Olympic Committee For Removing Wrestling | UFC NEWS

“Look, we have an idiocracy known as FILA that has ruined the sport. We have two knuckleheads that you couldn’t trust to run your local donut shop, regulating our sport of wrestling. At the same time, is this a surprise? …No, wrestling has cannabalized itself from 10 spots on the world and olympic team, to...

Feb 12, 2013 11:05 am

EXCLUSIVE | Journalist Danny Acosta Isn’t A Fan Of Sonnen vs. Jones | Fist-Ta_Cuff Radio

On Sunday February 10, 2013 bjpenn.com’s Fist-ta-cuff radio talked to Danny Acosta, former writer for FIGHT magazine and current sportswriter/journalist. Acosta was asked about the fact Ricardo Lamas is 4-0 in the UFC and defeated number one contender Erik Koch in his last bout, but was passed over and Anthony Pettis was given the title...

Feb 11, 2013 10:12 am

EXCLUSIVE | TUF 17 Fighter Adam Cella Blogs For BJPENN.COM (PART 2) | UFC News

  Blog for BjPenn.com, Episode 3, “Embrace the suffering” By Adam Cella What’s going on everyone? Its Adam Cella here again with this weeks blog, and its a tough one for me to write….. I think everyone knows why! We will start from the beginning. The show starts off with the fight pick being myself...

Feb 6, 2013 10:25 am

Chael Sonnen Blasts UFC Rankings | UFC NEWS

UFC Tonight analysts Ariel Helwani, Chael Sonnen and Kenny Florian gave their take on the newly official UFC Fighter Rankings. The analysts had some serious issues with the first set of rankings, what do you think?

Feb 6, 2013 9:00 am

The Ultimate Knock Out; TUF’s Episode 3 Doesn’t Disappoint

This season of The Ultimate Fighter has been pretty great so far. The opening episode was fantastic and the first fight last week was just as great. It seemed that FX, the host channel of the program, was finally starting to work out all the kinks, starting with the new air date of Tuesdays rather...

Feb 5, 2013 10:29 am

EXCLUSIVE: TUF 17 Fighter Adam Cella Blogs For BJPENN.COM (PART 1) | UFC News

  This is my first time writing a blog so please bear with me. I’m looking forward to giving everyone a recap of each week’s episode. This week’s episode starts off with a recap of the team picks and the first fight that was chosen. Jon Jones had the choice for the first fight and...

Jan 31, 2013 10:58 am

Ratings Report: TUF 17 Episode 2 Brings In 1.27 Million Viewers | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s hit reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, hit TV sets this past Tuesday on FX and brought in a respectable 1.27 million viewers. This number signifies a 16% drop from the shows debut just a week prior but still proves that the new format and air-date of Tuesday is a success. The second episode...

Jan 30, 2013 10:32 am

Bisping vs. Belcher Official for UFC 159 Co-Main Event | UFC News

  A middleweight clash between two veteran fighters is scheduled for the co-main event of UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen. Michael ‘ The Count’ Bisping (23-5) will take on Alan ‘The Talent’ Belcher (18-7) in a fight that both fighters are looking to capitalize on as they are both coming off of losses. UFC 159...

Jan 30, 2013 8:31 am

Tonight on BJPenn.Com Radio: Mighty Mouse, Manny Gamburyan, Jim Miller & Mike Dolce

  After one of their more entertaining shows ever, thanks to the charismatic Bear Frazer and great interviews from Gilbert Melendez and Urijah Faber hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick are back again this Wednesday night at 8pm eastern. This week your hosts will talk to three exciting fighters and the man who is credited...

Jan 28, 2013 9:19 am

Wednesday on BJPenn.Com Radio: Mark Hunt, Manny Gamburyan, Jim Miller & Mike Dolce

  After one of their more entertaining shows ever, thanks to the charismatic Bear Frazer and great interviews from Gilbert Melendez and Urijah Faber hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick are back again this Wednesday night at 8pm eastern. This week your hosts will talk to three exciting fighters and the man who is credited...

Jan 27, 2013 4:43 pm

The Ultimate Fighter’s New Look | EDITORIAL

  A few days ago, season seventeen of UFC’s television series The Ultimate Fighter aired featuring the current light heavyweight, Jon Jones, and notorious trash talker Chael Sonnen. In familiar fashion, a pool of young prospects and seasoned competitors stepped into the octagon with the opportunity to pursue their dreams of becoming the next Ultimate...

Jan 27, 2013 10:17 am

What’s Next for the UFC on Fox 6 Main Card Fighters?

  Last night in Chicago fans at the United Center and at home watching on Fox were treated to four highly entertaining bouts as the UFC presented: UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. The UFC and Fox seem to have really hit their stride as their past three events have all put out some...

Jan 26, 2013 12:53 pm

UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson- Main Card Predictions

  The UFC returns to the United Center tonight in Chicago, IL with UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. It was just about a year ago that the promotion put out their first full fledged televised Fox card in the same arena. That card featured three main card bouts all of which went the...

Jan 26, 2013 12:25 pm

Chael Sonnen is the reason Rampage doesn’t watch MMA | UFC NEWS

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, is not a fan of Chael Sonnen. Chael Sonnen is the reason he no longer watches the great sport of MMA. If Chael Sonnen was a food Rampage Jackson would not eat him and if he was offered a fight against the Oregon Gangster, Rampage admits he would duck him. Rampage wants...

Jan 25, 2013 12:16 pm

The Death of the Number One Contender | Editorial | UFC News

The Death of the Number One Contender: There once was a time where the UFC consisted of a tournament in which men fought several times in a single day, with a win advancing you to the next round and a loss sending you packing. With each win, you came one step closer to fighting for...

Jan 25, 2013 11:34 am

The Death of the Number One Contender | MMA Editorial

  There once was a time where the UFC consisted of a tournament in which men fought several times in a single day, with a win advancing you to the next round and a loss sending you packing. With each win, you came one step closer to fighting for the grand prize in the form...