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Before he followed Anderson Silva's lead and disappeared from a media call for UFC 148, Chael Sonnen was in full promotion mode. He got shown up by the man he had claimed to carry for two years in the hype game, but before Silva uncharacteristically threatened him (and then was disconnected from the call), Sonnen made a claim that was characteristically as bold as it was doubtful. "This is the biggest sporting event of the summer, and for a reason," Sonnen said. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Every fighter on the UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II fight card was drug tested and all 22 fighters returned negative results. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon • Reddit • Techno read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - Not that Chael Sonnen isn't focused on his next task at hand, but the UFC's top middleweight contender would much prefer he gets through his Saturday fight, then have a few more still this year. Sonnen, who on Saturday meets arch rival Anderson Silva for the middleweight title in the UFC 148 main event at MGM Grand Garden Arena, believes he and his fighting brethren should be averaging well more than the number of bouts per year that is their reality. But part of the proble read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Anderson Silva is heading into his UFC 148 rematch with Chael Sonnen promising to "beat Chael’s ass." Can he do what he did to Vitor Belfort or worse? Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The fight that many are considering the most anticipated rematch - and perhaps the most anticipated fight - in MMA history will get the UFC's "Primetime" treatment. Ahead of their UFC 148 middleweight title fight, UFC champion Anderson Silva (31-4 MMA, 14-0 UFC) and top contender Chael Sonnen (27-11-1 MMA, 6-4 UFC) will be featured in a special edition of "UFC Primetime." The "Primetime: Silva vs. Sonnen" special debuts Saturday at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT) on FUEL TV. The episode then will read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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When Chael Sonnen came within two minutes of defeating UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, he did not get the benefit of an immediate rematch. Instead, a CSAC suspension forced him to the sidelines for one year, and he had to notch wins over Michael Bisping and Brian Stann before he was granted another shot at the belt. But if things go according to Sonnen's plan at next week's UFC 148 event, the self-described gangster from West Linn, Ore., won't force "The Spider" to wait arou read news >>

  • 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. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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West Linn, Ore.'s Chael Sonnen (24-10-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) played the perfect politician on Saturday night. read news >>

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With his fighting status in limbo, Wanderlei Silva remains hopeful he'll get a chance to settle up with Chael Sonnen in the Octagon. "I think he retired just for now, I think after finishing his suspension, he's gonna (come) back," Silva told Submission Radio. "I hope this fight is gonna happen." "I think him and [Vitor] Belfort are just the two good fights that have a reason to happen for me." The pair were slated to fight Jul. 5 at UFC 175 before they each ran afoul of the Nevada State Athleti read news >>

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