Archive: Chael Sonnen

Jun 10, 2014 6:16 pm

Dana White Addresses Chael Sonnen’s Failed Drug Test (Video)

UFC President Dana White joined America’s Pregame on Fox Sports 1 to discuss Chael Sonnen’s failed drug test earlier today. Check out the video of the interview as well as the quotes below: UFC president Dana White on if he was shocked by the positive drug test results: “My reaction isn’t shock. This has been...

Jun 10, 2014 12:31 pm

BREAKING | Chael Sonnen Fails Random Drug Test, Will Not Fight Belfort At UFC 175

Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test and will no longer fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 according to NSAC chairman Francisco Aguilar, who confirmed the drug test results with ESPN.com. The UFC had the following to say on the matter: “UFC officials acknowledge irregularities in a recent random test. Chael is planning on...

Jun 6, 2014 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I got lucky against Shogun’

“Here is what you have to understand. I caught him, I got lucky. That was a lucky move. If we would fight ten more times, I would never catch that move again. But he has never said that. He let me have my 15 minutes of fame. He shut his mouth and walked out. I...

Jun 5, 2014 2:45 pm

Chael Sonnen Lands Ambassador Gig In Topps/UFC Partnership

The Topps Company, Inc. and the Ultimate Fighting Championships today launched the 2014 Topps UFC Knockout card set, the most comprehensive and engaging collectible card product ever launched in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The launch of the 2014 set will feature special giveaways and promotional opportunities, including a “Golden Ticket” insertion in select...


Jun 3, 2014 2:37 pm

Chael Sonnen Was Supposed To Fight Anthony Johnson At UFC 175

Chael Sonnen spoke to media members prior to the TUF Brazil Finale this past Saturday and told everyone that he expected to fight Anthony Rumble Johnson when Wanderlei Silva was removed from the UFC 175 card. “I’ve been on hold to fight Anthony Johnson. Right now Little Nog’s supposed to fight Anthony Johnson, everybody’s waiting...

Jun 3, 2014 2:23 pm

Chael Sonnen Doesn’t Know If He Can Make 185

Chael Sonnen originally reported that his bout with Vitor Belfort would take place at 205 pounds but it would be for the #1 contender spot. However several days after that Dana White reported the bout would take place at 185 pounds. Sonnen spoke to media members prior to the TUF Brazil finale on Saturday about...

Jun 2, 2014 4:23 pm

Dana White: Chael Sonnen Could Run the UFC One Day

Dana White spoke to Media members in Berlin recently, and one of the topics that was brought up was who Dana thought would make a good replacement for when he decides he’s burned out and has enough being the UFC President. “I think Chael would be fantastic,” White said. “The thing is with Chael, though,...

Jun 2, 2014 3:48 pm

Jay-Z and Anderson Silva Team Up For STATIC Web Series

Jay-Z has entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts. The iconic rapper has teamed up with MMA and UFC legend Anderson The Spider Silva to create “STATIC”, a web series that will air on Jay-Z’s Life+Times web channel. The series will take an in-depth look at the hottest rivalries in Mixed Martial Arts history, and...

Jun 2, 2014 10:16 am

Chael Sonnen Blasts Wanderlei Silva

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva share a long and well documented rivalry. However fight fans aren’t going to be able to watch it play out in the cage. After refusing to take a pre-fight drug test, Wanderlei was removed from the card and replaced by Vitor Belfort. After Wanderlei was removed from the bout, rumors...

Jun 2, 2014 8:34 am

Wanderlei Silva Blows Off TUF Brazil Finale

Wanderlei Silva has made headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. After starting a brawl with fellow TUF Brazil coach Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei followed up by refusing to take a drug test required by the NSAC prior to his bout with Sonnen. As a result, the UFC was forced to remove Silva from the bout...

Jun 2, 2014 5:05 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Miocic’s Destruction Of Maldonado

In Saturday’s TUF Brazil Finale 3 main event, Stipe Miocic brutalized Fabio Maldonado and earned a stoppage win in just 35-seconds. Here’s what the MMA world thought of his dominance: Wow less than a minute in and @SMiocic finishes Maldonado with the straight right! #UFCFightNight — UFC (@ufc) June 1, 2014 Fabio should've stayed at...

Jun 2, 2014 5:03 am

Dana Unimpressed With C.B.’s Mic Skills, Dolloway Apologizes

With his win over Carmont in Germany, C.B. Dolloway is likely headed up the ranks and into the UFC’s middleweight top 10. While his fighting style appears to be dominant, his interview skills have much to be desired and UFC President Dana White let it be known. Check it: @danawhite sorry man I was exhausted...

May 30, 2014 12:16 pm

‘TUF Brazil 3 Finale’ Weigh-In Results

Now just a day away from the UFC’s first double-header Saturday, we have the results from today’s weigh-ins in Brazil. Today’s event took place from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo. Here are the full results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Fabio Maldonado (225) vs. Stipe Miocic (238) Antonio Carlos Jr. (212)...

May 30, 2014 9:58 am

Dana White: ‘Wanderlei Silva is done in the UFC’ – UPDATED!

And just like we thought, the backlash from the Wanderlei Silva/NSAC drug testing incident wasn’t over. During a media scrum in promotion for tomorrow’s UFC Berlin event, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Wanderlei Silva has been released from the UFC. Wednesday we learned that Chael Sonnen would be put against Vitor Belfort in his...

May 30, 2014 5:28 am

Chael Sonnen Apologizes To Varner For Foul On-Air Comments

Poor Jamie Varner. Following a disappointing outing at last weekend’s UFC 173 event, the former WEC champ was dissed on-air by Chael Sonnen. Sonnen, without regard, took to his analyst slot on FOX Sports 1 to breakdown Varner’s injuries and chalk them up to him faking it to get out of the fight. Obviously, he...

May 29, 2014 9:07 pm

UFC Cuts Wanderlei Silva From Public Appearance In Brazil

Former PRIDE FC Champion and MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva has had a sudden, and drastic fall from grace. Yesterday we learned that Silva was removed from his fight against Chael Sonnen, for running from the NSAC’s surprise drug-testers. It’s a pretty big problem to have going forward and the potential backlash is still being unraveled. ‘The...

May 29, 2014 6:24 am

TUF Brazil 3: Middleweight Finalists

He won by split decision in the semi-finals, and now Marcio Lyoto moves to the finals where he faces teammate Warlley Alves. Paula Sack sits down with the two middleweight finalists for this exclusive interview. Find out which of these fighters walks away with the UFC contract as they face off at UFC Fight Night:...

May 29, 2014 6:02 am

Wanderlei Silva Reacts To The UFC 175 Situation

  The news of the fight between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen being canceled was both a surprise and not a surprise. Let’s be honest, a lot of us, including Sonnen, have had our doubts about this fight actually making it into the octagon. So now Sonnen will fight Vitor Belfort, which may not have...