Archive: Chael Sonnen

Dec 18, 2013 2:46 pm

Reports Say Sonnen Had Emergency Colon Surgery One Day Before Rashad Evans Fight

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen has always stuck to his anyone, anytime, anywhere attitude. Now TSN.ca is reporting through an interview with Sonnen set to air tonight on TSN’s “Off the record” that Sonnen underwent colon surgery the day before his fight with Rashad Evans at UFC 167 in November. Off the record host Michael...

Dec 4, 2013 9:59 am

QUICK TWITT | Chris Weidman Draws Motivation From Anderson Silva Poster

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, draws inspiration for his pending date with Anderson Silva by hanging a poster of his opponent as a reminder to stay focused. Check it out: One of the posters hanging around the house during this camp. #refusetolose http://t.co/iTqRi9ItPM — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) December 3, 2013

Dec 2, 2013 11:29 am

POLL RESULTS: Do You Think GSP Should Retire?

In last week’s BJPENN.COM Poll we were still hung up on the GSP vs. Johny Hendricks aftermath. Today we still have no clear indication of what UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre plans for his future are, but we now know what MMA fans think he should do. 32% of you who voted believe he will retire...

Nov 28, 2013 8:40 am

Coach: Anthony Pettis Won’t Fight For 8 More Months

“The injury occurred in the title fight in Milwaukee against Benson Henderson. Anthony checked a low kick and the kick slid up and popped his knee. He did some rehab and recovery after the fight, and it looked like that was going to be enough and he was on pace to recover. Unfortunately he took...

Nov 27, 2013 7:00 am

Rashad Evans: ‘Twitter will hurt your damn feelings’

“If I read a couple and get mad, and I feel like saying something back? That’s when I know I need to cool out for a second and turn it off. Because Twitter, it’s great, but Twitter will hurt your damn feelings, man.” “People will say some outrageous things on there. It makes you feel...

Nov 25, 2013 2:21 pm

POLL | Do You Think GSP Will Retire

Much has been made over the last week about the future of UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre. From family problems to secret love children, the speculation of GSP’s future has been exhausting to cover. Now that we are more than a week removed from the GSP vs. Hendricks fight and have had time to take...

Nov 25, 2013 11:35 am

POLL RESULTS | Did GSP Deserve Win Over Hendricks

In last weeks BJPENN.COM poll, we asked fans who you thought won the UFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. After over 16,000 votes we have the answer. While a fair number of people believe that  the judges got it right on fight night, 60% of voters felt Hendricks is the rightful welterweight...

Nov 22, 2013 9:14 am

QUICK TWITT | Sonnen: ‘Anthony Pettis Would Smash GSP’

UFC mouthpiece Chael Sonnen is a loyal,outspoken ambassador, not only for his employer, but also for his management team MMA Inc. Part of that same MMA Inc. roster is UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. The two fighters bonded when Wanderlei Silva tried to jump Sonnen at a public signing. It was then that, Anthony Pettis...

Nov 21, 2013 11:18 am

Dana White: ‘I have no power whatsoever over the commission’

UFC president Dana White clarifies his views about the Nevada Athletic Commission after naming GSP the winner in his bout vs. Johny Hendricks. “One thing that I wanted everybody to understand that night – because people don’t understand – I wanted to make it absolutely clear that we in no way, shape, or form have...

Nov 20, 2013 8:19 am

Ratings Report: UFC 167 Pulls Good Audience On Fox Sports 1 Broadcast

Saturday night’s UFC 167 prelims on FOX Sports 1 recorded some solid ratings, peaking at 998,000 viewers. It marked the second largest audience the promotion has reached during a live show. The UFC 167 prelims were headlined by a lightweight bout featuring Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone taking on Evan Dunham. Cerrone ended up defeating Dunham via triangle-choke in...

Nov 19, 2013 9:53 am

QUICK TWITT | GSP Sends Update From Vegas: ‘Feeling Much Better Now’

In sports sometimes you win, sometimes you lose and sometimes even when you win you lose. Such is the case for UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. GSP sent out this tweet following his UFC 167 main event against Johny Hendrick’s letting the fans know he’s doing just fine from his Las Vegas suite. Check it:...

Nov 19, 2013 9:33 am

GSP Refutes Love Child/Pregnancy Reports

While the world is trying to put together the mystery behind GSP’s personal issues, we learned yesterday that the champion could have an ailing father and a baby on the way from an estranged female partner that he wants nothing to do with. Less than 24-hours removed from these reports and GSP’s sister nixed the...

Nov 19, 2013 5:30 am

VIDEO | GSP’s Emotional Post-Fight Interview

And STILL, welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre gives Joe Rogan his thoughts on undoubtedly the most difficult fight of his long career and alluded to possibly taking some time away from the Octagon.

Nov 19, 2013 5:05 am

PHOTO | GSP’s Bruised and Battered Face Post-UFC 167

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words and if that’s true this post-UFC 167 image of GSP speaks volumes towards proving what many already believe… Johny Hendricks should be the world champ. What do you think? Sound off in this week’s BJPENN.COM Poll and let your voice be heard.

Nov 19, 2013 5:00 am

.gif | Robbie Lawler Drops Rory MacDonald With Brutal Punches At UFC 167

Outside of his lone defeat at the hands of Carlos Condit, UFC fans had yet to see any glaring weaknesses in the fighting style of top welterweight fighter, Rory MacDonald. That all changed last Saturday when Robbie Lawler stepped into the cage and raised the bar. Though he won via split-decision, this animated .gif of...

Nov 18, 2013 2:32 pm

POLL | Who Really Won, GSP or Hendricks?

Two short days ago we all witnessed a great fight with a very controversial outcome in GSP vs. Hendricks. UFC hall-of-famer Matt Hughes went as far as to call it the worst decision in MMA history. I, for one, gave the edge to GSP after five rounds, but I know I’m in the minority. So...

Nov 18, 2013 2:04 pm

QUICK TWITT | Matt Hughes Calls GSP vs. Hendricks ‘Worst Decision In UFC History’

Former UFC welterweight champion, UFC Executive and hall-of-famer, Matt Hughes recently took to twitter with a harsh assessment of last weekend’s IFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. The former champ believes that Johny Hendricks beat GSP and went as far as saying that the outcome was the worst in the sports history....

Nov 18, 2013 1:30 pm

Salary Report: GSP Tops $1.6Million UFC 167 Payout

‘UFC 167: GSP vs. Hendricks’ took place this past Saturday from a sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not without controversy, the main event saw GSP retain his welterweight world title in a razor thin split-decision victory over top contender, Johny Hendricks. The champ also took home the lions share of the...

Nov 18, 2013 10:31 am

REPORT: GSP Got Girl Pregnant, Doesn’t Want Baby, Reason For Time Off Desire

GSP has a love child? In an interesting twist, popular celebrity gossip outlet, TMZ, is reporting that the personal issues GSP was discussing during his UFC 167 post-fight speech have to do with getting a female pregnant. “I have issues, man. I need to relax. I need to get out for a while. I don’t...

Nov 18, 2013 9:50 am

.gif | Did Johny Hendricks Tap Out To GSP In The 1st?

During the first minute of their UFC 167 main event, Champion Georges St-Pierre was able to secure a takedown and during a scramble many people feel they caught Johny Hendricks tapping out to a choke attempt. I don’t feel this is the case, but we leave it to you guys to decide. Check it out: