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Former WWE play-by-play man Jim Ross talks about his MMA broadcasting debut with Chael Sonnen at BattleGrounds MMA on Oct. 3. read news >>

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Former UFC top contender Chael Sonnen was promoted to purple belt in jiu jitsu. Multiple-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has been working on his jiujitsu lately after a lengthy ban from mixed martial arts competition, and 'the American Gangster' recently got promoted and earned his purple belt. Check out the series of tweets from the polarizing figure: The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8y pic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014 B read news >>

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Retired two-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen may be done inside the Octagon, but that doesn't mean his passion for combat sports has completely faded. On Thursday, The American Gangster tweeted a sight many fight fans likely never expected to see: Sonnen not only training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu while donning a gi but also getting promoted to purple belt. The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8ypic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014 A read news >>

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Chael Sonnen's retirement from MMA hasn't exactly been silent. After the former UFC light heavyweight was suspended for two years by the Nevada Athletic Commission in July for testing positive for multiple banned substances, Sonnen is enjoying the opportunity to break down the fourth wall. After explaining how he 'tried to game the system' on professional wrestler Chris Jericho's podcast, Sonnen did another candid interview with Jason Bryant of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. Asked about the c read news >>

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Three months after being released from his analyst position with the UFC and Fox Sports, Chael Sonnen will return as a broadcaster on the Oct. 3 broadcast of BattleGrounds MMA: O.N.E. read news >>

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Pro-Wrestling legend Jim Ross and former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen pair up to announce the upcoming Battleground MMA PPV in October. After expressing a keen interest in announcing an MMA event over the past year, Jim Ross will finally get his wish in his home state of Oklahoma next month. The legendary WWE commentator will join forces with controversial former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen to announce the forthcoming Battleground MMA PPV in October. Ross is a veteran announcer with experience read news >>

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Dynamic Duo! TULSA, OK (Sept. 4, 2014) - Two consummate performers in WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and recently retired UFC superstar Chael Sonnen have teamed up to form what is bound to be one of the most memorable commentary teams in sports entertainment history, and will call the world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action on the LIVE pay-per-view telecast of BattleGrounds MMA: ‘O.N.E.' from BOK Center in Tulsa, Oka. on Friday, October 3. Headlined by the first one-night, eight-man tournament i read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Jim Ross, better known by most professional wrestling fans as “Good Ol’ J.R.,” will partner with former Ultimate Fighting Championship star Chael Sonnen to commentate the upcoming BattleGrounds MMA 5 pay-per-view. read news >>

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Two of the most colorful characters on the microphone in recent memory are set to team up and announce an MMA pay-per-view next month. Chael Sonnen, a two-time UFC title challenger and former Fox Sports analyst, and Jim Ross—a UFC Hall of Famer who called pro wrestling for nearly four decades—are set to commentate Battleground MMA on October 3, per MMA Fighting. The show harkens back to the old days of mixed martial arts, with an eight-man tournament in the welterweight division. The tournament read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Jim Ross, better known by most professional wrestling fans as “Good Ol’ J.R.,” will partner with former Ultimate Fighting Championship star Chael Sonnen to commentate the upcoming BattleGrounds MMA 5 pay-per-view. read news >>

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Jim Ross, a pro wrestling Hall of Fame announcer who has made no secret about his desire to broadcast mixed martial arts, will be teaming with controversial fighter Chael Sonnen, in doing the broadcasting for Battleground MMA, a pay-per-view show from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., on Oct. 3.Negotiations had been dating back a few months to land the Ross/Sonnen combination. Ross, who started announcing pro wrestling nearly 40 years ago in Tulsa, has done football with the Atlanta Falcons and th read news >>

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