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Many of the most timeless submissions in the history of MMA unfolded unexpectedly. Anderson Silva's fifth-round triangle armbar of Chael Sonnen was a classic stunner simply because it spoiled a seemingly definite upset win for The American Gangster. Others, such as Forrest Griffin's rear-naked choke of Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, generated extraordinary attention due to the nature and the degree of the upset. Regardless of their modus operandi, every fighter on this list secured a spot in MMA lore fo read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Chael Sonnen hasn't offered much of a defense for his drug testing infractions, and that's because he readily admits, "I knew what I was doing. I was trying to game the system." read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Because there's nothing like having your cake and eating it, too. Former two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) No. 1 middleweight contender, Chael Sonnen, has never been one to bite his tongue. So when the time came to fess up and explain his failed drug test back in June, "The American Gangster," openly admitted to taking Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) and Clomiphene. According to Sonnen, those prescribed medications were all a part of him trying to ease back into a normal life post read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen finally offered some insight into his latest suspension and subsequent retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. The usually brash and outspoken individual fell unusually quiet after stepping away from MMA, becoming uncharacteristically reserved in the wake of his disaster. On Wednesday, August 13, however, Sonnen appeared on WWE star Chris Jericho's podcast, Talk Is Jericho, to clear the air and to let fans know e read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Retired UFC competitor Chael Sonnen went on Chris Jericho’s "Talk is Jericho" podcast, where he revealed his willful intention to take performance enhancing drugs to better his career. Better late than never. Following his unceremonious retirement due to two consecutive failed drug tests, Chael Sonnen finally decided to speak out regarding the circumstances that led to his withdrawal from UFC 175 and his subsequent exit from the sport entirely. The three-time UFC title challenger revealed that h read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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It's no secret that Chael Sonnen's style as a pitchman has its roots in pro wrestling hype. Still, the retired/suspended former UFC contender was surprised to field a phone call from an unnamed World Wrestling Entertainment bigwig in the midst of all his recent troubles. "I got a call about two days before I was suspended," Sonnen said on the "Talk is Jericho" podcast. "A WWE exec calls me up, and he said, ‘We read what you're going through, we're not interested.' So I'm thinking, ‘why did you c read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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We haven't heard much from Chael Sonnen since he was suspended for two years by the Nevada Athletic Commission last month after testing positive for a hodgepodge of banned substances. Even Sonnen's appearance at Metamoris 4 in Los Angeles last weekend came and went without his classic hype and banter. But the former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight contender opened up recently on pro wrestler Chris Jericho's "Talk is Jericho" podcast, going in depth with his take on the events which forced read news >>

  • 20 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 >>

  • 22 days ago
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Surging grappling promotion Metamoris held its fourth event this past weekend, and it was a star-studded affair that featured some notable names from the MMA world. The evening's festivities kicked off with a dominant showing from Garry Tonon against one of Australia's top grapplers, Kit Dale. Tonon secured a nice guillotine choke in the midst of a scramble that secured the tapout in a matter of minutes. Saulo Ribeiro and Rodrigo "Comprido" Medeiros put on an entertaining showcase of gi grapplin read news >>

  • 22 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 >>

  • 22 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 >>

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