Archive: Chael Sonnen

Jul 7, 2012 7:57 am

"I Think A Lot Of Questions Will Be Answered In This Fight" I MMA News

  In a recent interview with The Bleacher Report, Strikeforce champion, Ronda Rousey discusses Why Chael Sonnen doesn’t stand a chance against the long-regining middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. Rousey has always been an outspoken fighter and compares her own hype skills to that of Chael Sonnen: “I think it’s a similar idea. Chael has more of...

Jul 6, 2012 2:17 am

Video | Chael Sonnen: Up Close And Personal | UFC News

Paula Sack probes Chael Sonnen on his training, who he wants to face next in the Octagon, and who the real Chael Sonnen is. Watch Sonnen face Anderson Silva once again at UFC® 148: Silva vs Sonnen II, live on Pay-Per-View, Saturday, July 7th at 10PM/7PM.

Jul 6, 2012 2:12 am

Video | UFC 148: Open Workout Highlights | UFC News

Power, technique, creativity – the stars of the UFC 148 main card show their stuff at open workouts in Las Vegas. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 5, 2012 8:21 pm

Contrasting Motivations: What the Spider Promised Then and Now | UFC NEWS

In the lead up to their first encounter, Chael Sonnen unleashed an onslaught of verbal abuse against the champion, antagonizing him with a wealth of criticisms and insults. Remarks ranged from the legitimacy of Silva’s opponents, to statements vilifying his character, and to accusations of him being a phony. These assaults were not only limited...

Jul 5, 2012 4:33 pm

Taylor vs Baroni | UFC 148 Edition | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The biggest rematch in UFC history is just days away, as Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva will once again do battle for the UFC middleweight title on July 7th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Anderson Silva was recently quoted as saying that he’s going to “break Chael...

Jul 5, 2012 2:03 pm

Wanderlei Wants Anderson To Beat Sonnen Slowly And Make Him Suffer | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Wanderlei Silva comments to TATAME. Chael Sonnen has insulted Wanderlei and Brazil on numerous occasions over the past two years. Wanderlei now hopes that Sonnen will pay for his mistakes and be ‘punished’ at UFC 148. “I hope Anderson does a great job representing us and I actually wish he doesn’t knock...

Jul 5, 2012 2:05 am

Oddsmakers Have Anderson As Steady Favorite Over Sonnen At -285 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC 148 is just around the corner and all the talking will stop when Silva faces Sonnen for the second time. The Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva is fired up more than ever before. He stated that he plans to send Sonnen to the emergency room and break his face and teeth. Silva...

Jul 5, 2012 1:17 am

Vinny Magalhães Says Sonnen “Can Submit Anderson This Time” | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Vinny Magalhães in an an interview with TATAME. The ADCC Champion was recruited by Chael Sonnen in order to develop Sonnen’s Jiu-Jitsu skills for the rematch with Anderson Silva at UFC 148. Magalhães admits he has received a lot of criticism from his fellow Brazilians for helping Sonnen. He also said in...

Jul 3, 2012 7:43 pm

Silva vs. Sonnen: Empty Threats or Full-On Promises | Editorial

Recently, our middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, has been a little upset. In the latest conference call, the usually soft-spoken Silva unleashed a Portuguese tirade, promising several life-altering injuries to Chael and ensuring him that he will basically have to eat through a straw, as his teeth will be forced down his own throat. These comments...

Jul 3, 2012 9:15 am

Free Fight Video | Chael Sonnen vs. Brian Stann | UFC News By Jamie McAllister Sonnen stepped in the Octagon with rising middleweight contender Brian Stann at UFC 136 in Houston. Stann, a decorated U.S. Marine, is no easy task, proving a worthy first step back into title contention for Sonnen.

Jul 2, 2012 2:35 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Why Chael Sonnen Will Defeat Anderson Silva (Again) at UFC 148

Every generation has its popular myths. From the body humors of ancient Greece and Rome to man-made global warming today, some boneheaded beliefs refuse to die quick deaths, waiting instead on history to correct them. One such bit of snake oil being peddled today is the popular, but fatally flawed, idea that UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jul 2, 2012 7:32 am

Big Nog Says He’s Never Seen Anderson Silva Look So Good In Training | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira in an interview with TATAME. Nogueira comments on Chael Sonnen and does not agree with Sonnen’s methods of self promotion. Nogueira states that Sonnen is a tough fighter but thinks Sonnen talks so much to compensate for his boring style. “The guy’s disrespectful. The way he advertises himself...

Jul 2, 2012 2:44 am

Check Out Chael Sonnen’s Twitter Background | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Chael Sonnen has been telling us that he is the true Middleweight Champion for years however when he actually won the title is still up in the air after he was submitted at UFC 117 by Anderson Silva in the fifth round. Anyway the American Gangster from Oregon has gone to the...

Jul 2, 2012 1:40 am

UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen 2 Media Conference Call (Audio)

The fireworks came early for the upcoming July 7 fight card as Anderson Silva unleashed on opponent Chael Sonnen during the UFC 148 pre-fight conference call. Silva opened up on Sonnen verbally in a way he’s never done before. Sonnen was also on the call as well as UFC President Dana White, Tito Ortiz and...

Jul 1, 2012 2:39 pm

Free Fight VIDEO | Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Anderson Silva is preparing himself for the biggest rematch of his life against Chael Sonnen at UFC 148. Everything that could have went wrong for Silva during their first bout at UFC 117 did, but he pulled off a last minute submission to shock the world and retain his belt. It was...

Jun 30, 2012 7:08 pm

Urijah Faber "MMA Needs Chael Sonnen"

By Evan Stoumbelis Urijah Faber spoke recently about Chael Sonnen at a press conference. Faber talked about how he’s known Chael for a long time and how the two met while Faber was wrestling at UC Davis and Sonnen was wrestling at Oregon, Faber even went far enough as to call Sonnen an “outstanding individual”...