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  • 8 days ago
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Chael Sonnen ignored Nevada Athletic Commission’s fine threats and went on with his grappling match with Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4, and the night didn’t end well for the UFC veteran. Galvao, a two-time ADCC winner and two-time jiu-jitsu world champion, showed why he’s the world’s best grappler and tapped the wrestler with a rear-naked choke 14 minutes into the no-gi match on Saturday night in Los Angeles. "It was exactly as I expected it to be," Galvao told MMAFighting.com. "I knew he would be read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Four years after his last bout, Andre Dida returns to action in Thailand. The MMA and K-1 veteran, who has worked as muay thai coach of the likes of Wanderlei Silva, Godofredo Pepey and Francisco Trinaldo over the past few years, is scheduled to compete at the K-1 World MAX Finals card in Pattaya, Thailand, on Oct. 11. Dida, who competed for the last time in both MMA and K-1 in 2010 in decision losses to KJ Noons and Hinata Watanabe, respectively, meets Chinese fighter Li Yankun under K-1 rules. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Disgraced fighter Chael Sonnen bucked possible further sanctions from the Nevada Athletic Commission by competing at Saturday's Metamoris 4 grappling event, losing to fellow UFC veteran Andre Galvao. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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In the end, Chael Sonnen’s match at Metamoris 4 on Saturday may have been as much about what was going on away from the mat as what was happening on it – where he was tapped out by Andre Galvao.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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After a few anxious days of waiting to see if the Nevada Athletic Commission would actually step in and prevent their match from happening, elite jiu-jitsu player Andre Galvao climbed onto the mat to square off against Chael Sonnen in the Metamoris 4 headliner on Saturday night at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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It was a main event and night that may have not happened had the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) had their way (and they still might), but Metamoris 4 went full steam ahead, anyway. In the main event, former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight Chael Sonnen was submitted by Andre Galvao with a rear naked choke while in the unofficial co-main event, UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett tapped Dean Lister with a scarf hold with just 10 seconds left in the match. In the main event, Sonnen battled Galvao read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Check out gifs and full results from Metamoris 4 Metamoris 4 just ended, and during the headlining bout, Andre Galvao finished Chael Sonnen with a rear naked choke, while Josh Barnett managed to submit Dean Lister with less than 10 seconds remaining in the contest. The 'secret match' was between Baret Yoshida and Jeff Glover, who surprised everyone by stepping out of the commentary booth, stripping down to the grappling spats he had under his suit and onto the mat. Check out a few gifs of the ma read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Saturday night fans and fighters alike were treated to six exciting grappling matches at Metamoris 4 from the Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California. in the main event, Andre Galvao managed to cinch Chael Sonnen in a body triangle before sinking in a rear-naked choke, while Josh Barnett ended Dean Lister's 16-year streak of not being submitted with just seconds left in their match. Check out how the MMA world reacted to the action. GALVAO CHOKES CHAEL Eternal learning curve. @Metamo read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Retired mixed martial arts (MMA) attraction Chael Sonnen has officially crossed over to the world of submission grappling, partaking in his first jiu-jitsu tournament under the Metamoris banner. How did he fare against mat master Andre Galvao? I'm glad you asked... The fourth Metamoris Pro Brazilian jiu-jitsu invitational went down last Sat. night (Aug. 9, 2014), live from Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., featuring renowned jiu-jitsu practitioners and mixed martial arts (MMA) f read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Check out results for Metamoris 4 headlining bout between Chael Sonnen and Andre Galvao Metamoris 4 was headlined by controversial former UFC contender Chael Sonnen and highly decorated BJJ ace Andre Galvao. While the Nevada Athletic Commission tried hard to stop the match from happening by threatening the former UFC star with fines stemming from his failed drug tests, the grappling match managed to push through in the end. Related: NAC chairman Aguilar gave impression Sonnen couldn't be fined f read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Chael Sonnen will face Andre Galvao Saturday at Metamoris 4. Sherdog.com has live play-by-play of the action below starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. Also, a “surprise match” will be announced at the event. read news >>

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