- 2 years ago
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Today at 10 a.m. local time, Chael Sonnen weighed 195 pounds. Yesterday, he was 10 pounds heavier, and 20 pounds from the on-the-dot 185 he needs to be to fight champ Anderson Silva at UFC 148.
The middleweight title challenger looked a little nervous when he reported that figure during interviews on Thursday, one day before the event's official weigh-ins.
But the man who got him there wasn't, and he said today's number is exactly what it's supposed to be.
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- 2 years ago
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UFC champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chael Sonnen nearly came to blows when they squared off for promotional photos at Tuesday's UFC 148 pre-fight press conference.
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- 2 years ago
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A title fight and rematch between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chael Sonnen apparently has been moved from UFC 147 in Brazil to UFC 148 in Las Vegas.
A press conference today in Rio de Janeiro announcing the change has been delayed an hour due to technical issues.
However, signage at the media event now shows a UFC 148 poster adorned with Silva and Sonnen's likeness and names.
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- 3 years ago
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Thiago Alves and his new coach Mike Dolce document the work they've done together to ensure the Brazilian makes weight on Friday and then shocks the world on Saturday with his performance. Read More >> read news >>
Kelvin Gastelum is, by all accounts, one of the welterweight division's brightest young prospects. The underdog TUF 17 winner is 3-0 since defeating Uriah Hall in his season's finale and subsequently dropping down to 170 pounds, yet one issue continues to plague him throughout his 2014 campaign.
Gastelum required multiple attempts to reach the welterweight limit of 171 pounds prior to his March victory over Rick Story, then missed weight entirely in his follow-up fight against Nico Musoke in Jun read news >>
Former three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is still supposed to headline Metamoris 4, an unsanctioned grappling event, on Saturday, but apparently he wanted to make sure promoter Ralek Gracie had a Plan B just in case. The American Gangster reached out to friend and former training partner Randy Couture about possibly filling in for him against Andre Galvao, according to a report from Sherdog. As of Tuesday, Metamoris officials told Sherdog.com that they still expect Sonnen to compete o read news >>
Manny Gamburyan will drop a weight class for his next fight, agreeing to face Cody Gibson in a bantamweight bout at UFC 178, an official confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on Friday. read news >>
- a month ago
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Nutrition guru Mike Dolce believes Daniel Cormier has more pounds to give if he wants to reinvent himself once again. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>
In the beginning there was only Chael Sonnen.
It was inevitable others would follow.
A middleweight firebrand whose gift for talking the talk superseded his (admittedly formidable) ability to walk the walk, Sonnen went from journeyman to headliner virtually overnight, riding an over-the-top pro wrestling persona to three title shots and a prime spot on Fox television. Sonnen was brash in a sport where most men did their talking in the ring. He was confrontational in a sport where most fighters m read news >>
A big drop for the UFC and Fox Sports 1 in the ratings department as Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens (and the supporting cast) were unable to pull in significant viewing numbers
Last week was the first ever headlining spot for Cub Swanson and just the second for Jeremy Stephens. Swanson took an entertaining unanimous decision over Stephens in San Antonio to earn (likely) a title shot against the Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes winner. Unfortunately for Cub, his main event debut did not produce good rating read news >>
- 2 months ago
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SAN ANTONIO – UFC welterweight Kelvin Gastelum thought he had things under control with his weight, but he now admits he may need help once more. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>