Archive: Chael Sonnen

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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 Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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”...

Jun 19, 2012 1:39 pm

Six Fight Main Card Set For UFC 148 | UFC News

July 7 at the MGM Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV – A grudge match main event between Middleweight Champ Anderson Silva and rival Chael Sonnen  takes center stage.   Co-main event Tito Ortiz’s final match with fellow former light heavyweight champ Forest Griffin and a six bout line up for UFC 148 instead of the usual...

Jun 15, 2012 12:15 pm

Dont Expect Sonnen To Beg For Your Approval | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen spoke with Dan Brood of The Times recently to tell him that when he gets into the octagon on July 7th he won’t be competing for the sake of North Americans. “We’re fans and we can cheer for whoever we want to cheer for. You want to back your guy....

Jun 15, 2012 9:24 am

"Mayhem" Unimpressed With Promotional Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Fight Hub TV recently spoke with recent retiree, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller, asking him who he thinks makes the better promotions for a fight between himself and Chael Sonnen: “I don’t know. I almost think Chael does, only because he’s got a lot of pre-written bits,” said Miller. “I’m going to start writing from now on...

Jun 14, 2012 9:27 am

Wanderlei Lashes Back At Sonnen | "F*** You Man!" | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva has had an outspoken hatred for Chael Sonnen over the past few months and it has only gotten worse with Chael’s trash talking of Silva’s native Brazil. Having the longest reigning Pride champion and renowned master of brutality, Wanderlei Silva mad at you probably isn’t the best idea but Chael has been proven...