Archive: Chael Sonnen

Nov 29, 2012 2:50 pm

Randy Couture: I Sonnen and Henderson would fight each other

By Evan Stoumbelis Randy Couture believes light heavyweight #1 contender Chael Sonnen and teammate Dan Henderson would fight each other if need be. “They’ve wrestled each other for a spot on the Olympic team, they’re wrestlers at the end of the day and now they’re fighters, they’re professionals, this is what we do. I think...


Nov 19, 2012 6:37 pm

Report: Machida VS Hendo Gets Shifted to UFC 157 | UFC News

Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson’s Light Heavyweight match was originally scheduled for UFC 156  – February 2, 2013 in Las Vegas instead the bout will take place during UFC 157 – February 23, 2013 in Anaheim according to tatame.com Henderson tore his MCL, forcing the cancellation of UFC 151 for the light heavyweight title shot...

Nov 19, 2012 8:59 am

Four Things You Love to Hate About Internet MMA Fans

One of the dangers of surfing the internet in search of MMA news is happening across unsavory forum posts. I admit I used to frequent these misguided outlets of free speech. That did not last long. It would amaze me, and still does, what some of the posters would come up with in defense of,...

Nov 9, 2012 10:25 am

Hendo thinks Jones vs Sonnen is nothing more than a “circus act” | UFC News

Dan Henderson adds to the list of leery people voicing disapproval of his training partner and friend, Chael Sonnen leaping to the front of line for a title shot.  “Hendo” was promised the next light heavyweight title shot against champ, Jon Jones, prior to his injury. “That wasn’t directed at Chael at all.  It is...

Nov 9, 2012 9:05 am

Dan Henderson to Meet Lyoto Machida at UFC 156 on February 2 | UFC NEWS

  UFC light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson announced last night on Spike TV’s “MMA Uncensored Live” he will face former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida in Las Vegas on Super Bowl Weekend. UFC 156 is scheduled to take place on February 2nd in Las Vegas and will feature a main event for the UFC...

Nov 8, 2012 9:11 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Gets Burger Named After Him | UFC NEWS

The Iron Skillet recently featured UFC fighter Chael sonnen in their latest celebrity offering. From their YouTube account: It’s pretty awesome to hear from a guy like Chael Sonnen. We all love his smack talk. So just like the others, we harassed Chael on twitter about what he like to eat. Got our reply. Made...

Nov 6, 2012 8:34 am

Ratings Report | TUF 16 Episode 8 Bounces Back In A Major Way | UFC NEWS

Week 8 of The Ultimate Fighter Fridays on FX delivered season highs in Total Viewers (1,061), Adults 18-34 (443), Women 18-49 (275) and Women 18-34 (174), while Adults 18-49 (736) and Men 18-49 (461) hit four-week highs.  Week-to-week gains were strong across the board: ·        A18-49: +47% (736 vs. 502) ·        M18-49: +29% (461 vs....

Nov 6, 2012 8:15 am

Dan Henderson Thinks Sonnen Title Shot Is Demeaning For The Sport | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s demeaning for the sport. You have guys that are in line for a title shot and then someone else gets it, doesn’t matter who it is, if they don’t deserve it, the sport loses a little bit of integrity when that happens. It only happens because of Chael having a big mouth,...

Nov 5, 2012 7:18 am

Bisping “Frustrated” With Sonnen Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“I can understand it from a business perspective because Chael sells,” Bisping said. “But it’s frustrating because I’ve been waiting my whole career for a title shot, and the guy’s had three out of his last five fights be title fights. “But I do understand and it’ll be a great season of The Ultimate Fighter.”...

Nov 3, 2012 6:15 am

VIDEO | Brazilian Media Takes Stab At Sonnen With Exploding Head Cartoon | UFC NEWS

Brazi’s Muno Canibal has taken an interesting approach with their latest comedic cartoon featuring UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, as he stands opposite Brazilian antagonist, Chael Sonnen. Unfortunately if you do not speak Portuguese you may not understand the episode, but your eyes will not be disappointed with the on-screen performance of the Chael Sonnen...

Nov 2, 2012 3:04 pm

Chael Sonnen Selects Dan Henderson as Assistant Coach on TUF

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen announced today that longtime training partner Dan Henderson will be his assistant coach on season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter. Sonnen will be coaching against light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones; The two are set to square off next April. Sonnen said: “We’re on great terms, and we’ve always been on...

Nov 1, 2012 2:53 pm

Jon Jones Says Move to Heavyweight is Likely for Late 2013

  While participating in an on-line chat courtesy of Metro PCS on Tuesday night, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones told fans that he believes he will begin competing in the heavyweight division sometime at the end of 2013. The 25-year-old Jones has dominated the 205lb. division due to unbelievable athleticism, fantastic wrestling, unorthodox striking...

Nov 1, 2012 11:26 am

Alistair Overeem: “JDS is afraid of me” | UFC News

UFC heavyweight and top contender, Alistair Overeem, recently told a Dutch website that he believes current UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is afraid of him. “JDS” has been quite vocal in his statements lately saying that the currently suspended Overeem does not deserve an immediate title shot upon his return. However, it has been proposed...

Nov 1, 2012 5:35 am

Jon Jones Flips Switch, Thinks Sonnen Is Classy After Time On TUF Set | UFC NEWS

“[Chael’s] actually, he’s not too bad. I thought it was going to be all trash-talk, but he’s actually being pretty decent and pretty classy. So, I think it’s going to make for a great show.” “I actually don’t hate Chael anymore. He’s actually turning out to be OK. I’m not sure if he’s setting me...

Oct 24, 2012 10:31 am

Exclusive | Anthony Johnson Talks WSOF, Tyrone Spong & Jones-Sonnen | MMA NEWS

  Light Heavyweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is preparing to compete at 205lbs. for the third time on November 3rd. I say prospect because although Johnson has 17 career fights, the majority of them were contested in the welterweight division where Johnson was cutting a dramatic amount of weight. Despite the fact that he was...

Oct 24, 2012 9:01 am

Listen to Last Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

  If you are one of the few who missed this past Sunday’s episode of BJPenn.Com Radio here is your chance to right that unfortunate wrong. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick started the show off by talking to BJ Penn training partner Shane Nelson who will make his featherweight and organizational debut for Maximum...