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  • 3 years ago
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Matt Lindland, Chael Sonnen's coach of 15 years, was one of dozens of people trying to reach the UFC middleweight contender this past Tuesday, and like most of them, he was unsuccessful. When news broke that Sonnen had been suspended by the UFC not long after his guilty plea to federal charges of money laundering, he rang Sonnen's cell phone and got voicemail. "He honestly did not have the energy to push 'dial,'" Lindland on Thursday told MMAjunkie.com. "I've been there before. You f read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Chael Sonnen's longtime training partner Matt Lindland recently spoke to Inisde MMA's Ron Kruck. Lindland believes these tough times will make Sonnen a "stronger, better person." Read More >> read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Former UFC contender Matt Lindland saw his fighter Chael Sonnen execute a flawless game plan for nearly 23 minutes only to have it snatched away at the last moment read news >>

  • 4 months 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 >>

  • 4 months ago
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Originally airing on Fight Pass, UFC has now made the highlights available on YouTube. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) summoned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen to its July 23 administrative hearing to render verdicts for each fighter. Both "The Phenom" and "The American Gangster" failed pre-fight drug tests earlier this year. After breaking down in tears, the Brazilian was awarded a conditional license, and will move on to fight Chris Wei read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Chael Sonnen was handed a two-year suspension from the sport of mixed martial arts by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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LAS VEGAS — The Nevada State Athletic Commission today handed down a largely light punishment to retired UFC star Chael Sonnen. Sonnen was suspended for two years with no fine. He is required to pay the costs of his drug testing program and for the costs (hotel, flight) of bringing in the NSAC laboratory expert. Sonnen also must work with the commission on educating other fighters under their jurisdiction. The commission meeting, which Bleacher Report attended in person, took place at the Grant read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Retired UFC competitor Chael Sonnen was handed a two-year suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and has committed to helping educate the commission and fighters on the "adverse effects" of PEDs. Chael Sonnen officially been handed a two-year suspension for his two consecutive positive drug tests. The Nevada State Athletic Commission found that Sonnen was guilty of the claims brought against him in the complaints and recommended the motion that the former UFC title challenger be hand read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Retired UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen was handed a two-year suspension from mixed martial arts by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) at a Wednesday hearing in Las Vegas. In addition to the suspension, Sonnen will be required to pay any and all doctors' fees for the random drug tests he failed on May 24th and June 5th, as well as be expected to work with the NAC to educate fighters and the commission to improve drug testing measures in the future. Sonnen will not face any additional monetary pe read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"The American Gangster" was forced to appear before Nevada's governing body today in order to answer for his failed drug tests. Here's what happened. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) two-time middleweight title contender Chael Sonnen appeared before Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) earlier today (Weds., July 23, 2014) to answer for a pair of failed drug tests that not only bounced him from UFC 175, but also earned him walking papers from UFC and FOX Sports. For our live blog an read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed former UFC competitor Chael Sonnen a temporary suspension for his failed random drug test in May. Even though Chael Sonnen has officially retired from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, the Nevada State Athletic Commission still took it upon themselves to hand out a temporary suspension for his failed random drug test last month. The former middleweight and light-heavyweight title challenger revealed the news of his retirement last week, after it became read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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It certainly wasn't a banner day for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the two coaches of its The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil 3" season, Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen, who were both tripped up thanks to a random, out-of-competition drug test ahead of UFC 175. Silva dodged his Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) screening and Sonnen flunked it thanks to a cocktail of non-disclosed -- albeit prescribed -- banned substances. Both men today had the opportunity to plead their respec read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) unanimously voted on Tuesday to issue retired UFC veteran Chael Sonnen a temporary suspension for the failed random drug test in late-May that effectively forced him off UFC 175's pay-per-view card and led to his retirement from mixed martial arts. Sonnen, who tested positive for the banned substances Anastrozole and Clomiphene, is expected to state his case at a full hearing later this year at a yet-to-be-scheduled NAC meeting. A 37-year-old former No. 1 mid read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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On this week's edition of Shameless MMA, the guys talk with TUF 20 participant Rose Namajunas and UFC Fight Night 46 light heavyweight Cody Donovan, and discuss Chael Sonnen's retirement. read news >>

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