Chael Sonnen has taken responsibility for a pair of failed drug tests and said he won’t appeal the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s complaint against him.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
His punishment is expected to be handed down later this month. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight number one contender, Chael Sonnen, had 20 days to respond to the formal complaint filed by the Nevada attorney general (read it), who is seeking damages in the wake of the "Gangster's" failed drug tests.
Not only has he responded, but Sonnen is also prepared to "accept responsibility" for his actions.
From his attorney Jeff Meyer (via MMA Fighting): "Mr. Sonnen does not disput read news >>
Chael Sonnen has officially responded to the Nevada Athletic Commission's amended complaint against him.
According to the complaint, which was first obtained by MMAJunkie.com, Sonnen faces a fine of up to $250,000, the suspension of his license, the requirement to provide a clean drug test should he apply for a license again and expenses related to the complaint after recently failing a second drug test for four banned substances.
On Tuesday, Sonnen's lawyer Jeff Meyer submitted his client's for read news >>
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Debuting Czech fighter Vikotr Pesta discusses the lack of MMA popularity in the Czech Republic, and moving his training camp to Sweden to prepare for his UFC debut. As the only Czech fighter currently in the UFC, Viktor Pesta believes he has a "responsibility" to prove himself and shine a positive light on Czech MMA.
The 9-0 heavyweight is scheduled to make his promotional debut on Saturday at UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi, where he will face Ruslan Magomedov on the preliminary portion of t read news >>
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Siver accepts responsibility, but vehemently denies trying to use banned substances to try to get a competitive edge.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Dennis Siver has gone public for the first time since testing positive for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) following his unanimous decision win over Manny Gamburyan at the UFC 168 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place back on Dec. 28, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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UFC president Dana White erupted when questioned about Nevada's responsibility to provide a fair arena for his fighters to compete in and tries to answer what can be done. read news >>
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Fightwear make Hayabusa on Monday issued a statement accepting responsibility and apologizing for the controversial Rising Sun gi that Georges St-Pierre wore to the Octagon at UFC 158. read news >>
Following Wednesday's news that both fighters failed drug tests earlier this month at UFC on FUEL TV 8 in Japan, both Riki Fukuda and Alex Caceres have released statements. read news >>
It was revealed on Wednesday that UFC on Fuel TV 8 fighter Alex Caceres failed his drug test following his fight against Kyung Ho Kang. He accepted full responsibility and issued a statement regarding the failed drug test. read news >>
Most of Rad Martinez's 20s have been spent on a ceaseless carousel of work, training and fighting, and caring for his sick father.
But as he prepares for the semifinals of Bellator's Season 7 lightweight tournament, Martinez is about to write a new chapter in his life's story: marriage.
"Just when you think you don't need any more motivation, something comes in your life that gives you more motivation than you've ever had before," he told MMAjunkie.com.
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Greg Jackson admits his mistakes in what happened to cause Jon Jones and Rashad Evans to end up on the collision course that ends at UFC 145 in Atlanta.
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