Archive: Chael Sonnen

Aug 31, 2012 6:22 am

Frankie Edgar "Answers" The Call– Steps Up To Fight Jose Aldo at UFC 153

  Frankie Edgar certainly lived up to his nickname, “The Answer” late last night when he stepped up and agreed to face UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo on just seven weeks notice after Aldo’s original opponent, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw due to an undisclosed injury. Edgar is coming off his second consecutive, razor-thin...


Aug 31, 2012 3:39 am

Video | Michael Bisping One on One | UFC News

In the clip from UFC Ultimate Insider, Jon Anik is joined in studio by perennial middleweight contender Michael “The Count” Bisping to discuss his past, present and future in addition to an animated discussion about the current state of the UFC. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 30, 2012 12:12 pm

Jon Jones, Anderson Silva vs The World | Editorial

In recent times, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has been taking a lot of heat for his “fake” personality, run in with the law, and how he conducts his “business”. As we all know by now, Jones has declined to fight Chael Sonnen for the 205-pound title on short notice as a replacement for...

Aug 30, 2012 11:29 am

Jon Jones asked Dana White to have Chael Sonnen stop calling him out | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The smoke has yet to clear from the aftermath of the UFC 151 cancellation. It would be putting things mildly to state that it hasn’t been a good week for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Jones’ roller-coaster of scrutiny has been outrageous lately, and it looks as if things are about...

Aug 30, 2012 10:46 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Daniel Cormier Discusses Jon Jones, Chael Sonnen & UFC 151

  Daniel Cormier is preparing to face former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir in what will be the biggest fight of his three year mixed martial arts career. Cormier is certainly no stranger to success having twice made the US Olympic team and having won gold medals in the 2002 Pan American Championships and...

Aug 25, 2012 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen Takes Dig At Jones Once Again, This Time On Facebook | UFC NEWS

I am no longer permitted to speak ill of the former champion Jon Jones as we have come to an agreement. I will stop tearing him down verbally and in exchange he has relinquished his belt to me. I would like to read a prepared statement from the former Champion. Mr Sonnen, In every mans...

Aug 24, 2012 7:47 am

Just When You Thought Things Couldn't Get Any Stranger!!!! They Do!!

When I went to bed last night I was under the belief that things couldn’t get any crazier. When I woke up I realized I was clearly wrong. After yesterday’s events centering around Dan Henderson’s injury, Jon Jones refusal to fight Chael Sonnen on eight days notice and the complete cancellation of UFC 151, I...

Aug 23, 2012 11:04 am

Quick Twitt | Chael tweets to Jones "I'll give you my purse" | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC has announced that president Dana White will be holding a press conference at 2pm ET to address the UFC 151 “situation”. Rumors have been swirling that #1 contender Dan Henderson has suffered a knee injury and is being forced to withdraw from the September 1st event. Chael Sonnen has been...

Aug 23, 2012 9:12 am

Rumor: Dan Henderson out of UFC 151? | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Yesterday, the twitter universe exploded with speculation that light heavyweight #1 contender Dan Henderson was injured and could possibly be forced out of his scheduled title fight at UFC 151. Nothing has been confirmed as of yet, but that hasn’t stopped MMA media or officials from addressing the situation. UFC announcer Kenny Florian...

Aug 15, 2012 10:46 pm

Video | Sonnen On Jones And Why He Chose To Fight Griffin | UFC News

Chael Sonnen is already making waves at his new home in the light heavyweight division, lambasting Jon Jones on UFC Tonight. Sonnen’s words are sure to anger the young champion Jon Jones. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 14, 2012 8:59 pm

Chael Sonnen to Face Forrest Griffin in December | UFC NEWS

Longtime UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen will be testing the waters at 205 lbs. when he takes on light heavyweight Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 in December. Sonnen announced the fight as a guest on “UFC Tonight” on Tuesday. The “American Gangster” is coming off a loss to UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva at UFC...

Aug 9, 2012 5:22 pm

CM Punk Criticizes Jon Jones’s Nike Deal

The ongoing string of WWE shots at the UFC seem to have no end in sight. This time it comes from a WWE Champion and is aimed at a UFC Champion. WWE Champion CM Punk is getting some media attention for comments he made on criticizing Nike for signing UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones”...

Jul 31, 2012 7:30 pm

Royler Gracie wants Eddie Bravo rematch with "No fake stuff".

  Eddie Bravo’s on again, off again attempts at a jiu jitsu rematch with Royler Gracie may be on again. A deal between the two reportedly fell through last year and Royler’s revenge on the first American to submit a Gracie would have to wait. In a 2011 interview with TATAME, Eddie Bravo commented on why...

Jul 30, 2012 10:24 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ed Soares, "Brazilians are leading the way in MMA"

Unless you lived under a rock or were in a coma then you have no excuse not to have seen Anderson Silva annihilate Chael Sonnen in the second round of their rematch. After years of Sonnen claiming to be the “true middleweight champion” and taunting Silva The American Gangsta fired up the UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jul 26, 2012 1:42 pm

Why We Haven’t Seen The Last Of Chael Sonnen In The Middleweight Division

By Evan Stoumbelis After losing to Anderson Silva for a second time, fans are left to wonder what Chael Sonnen‘s fate will be. Chael spoke with UFC Today’s Ariel Helwani about a possible move to the Light Heavyweight division. “There is simply an option to start over by changing weight class. My mentors have done...

Jul 19, 2012 1:11 pm

Silva’s Camp Eyeing Fight with Rockhold, not Weidman or Lombard

Following UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva’s defeat of #1 contender Chael Sonnen at UFC 148, the MMA universe has been abuzz over who the 37-year-old Brazilian will face next. Fuel TV’s “UFC Tonight” recently reported that Silva’s camp is more inclined to a showdown with 10-1 Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold than anyone else. Rockhold...