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Good Ol’ J.R. spoke with BloodyElbow.com about his anticipated MMA broadcasting debut at Battlegrounds MMA, as well as a variety of other topics including his potential return to boxing, It has been over a year since legendary wrestling commentator Jim Ross, known affectionately as J.R. by the majority of his fans, ended his contractual agreement with World Wrestling Entertainment. Many proclaimed that it would mark the end of a celebrated career that spanned four decades and survived a multitud read news >>

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Answering a phone call when you aren't sure who or what awaits on the other end can be a dicey proposition in the best of times. When you're Chael Sonnen, and life is a constant roller coaster ride of your own devising, that's especially true. But sometimes courage is rewarded. Sometimes you hit that green button and it's WWE legend Jim Ross on the other end with an intriguing offer from BattleGrounds MMA, a chance to join him in the announce booth for their inaugural pay-per-view this Friday. S read news >>

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Jim Ross is regarded by many as the greatest professional wrestling announcer to walk the earth. On Friday, he takes on a different beast when he calls Battlegrounds MMA 5 “O.N.E.” alongside Chael Sonnen. read news >>

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Chael Sonnen: I don't have any tournament stories, but let me tell you the greatest story that I have in wrestling. It's one of just the greatest stories that I have, period, but definitely in wrestling. Matt Lindland. Matt Lindland has just a number of incredible stories. If you ever get a chance to talk with him, you'll love it. The guy is so entertaining, but socially, sometimes he misses the mark. And when he does that, it can be extremely hilarious because he's not trying to be. Anyway, so read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight superstar, Chael Sonnen gives a complete blueprint for success to featherweight champion, Jose Aldo. Since former UFC Middleweight lightning rod, Chael Sonnen retired from active MMA competition, many have been left wondering if there's a star big enough to fill the vacancy he's left in the UFC. Love him or hate him, Sonnen made people sit up and take notice and helped transform Anderson Silva into the bona fide superstar he ended up becoming. If you followed Chael from h read news >>

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The famous WWE announcer will be calling his first-ever MMA broadcast at BattleGrounds MMA this coming Friday (October 3, 2014) from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, live on PPV alongside former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen. "JR" opened up about several topics including: working with Sonnen, calling a one-night tournament, writing his autobiography, educating casual fans, and life after wrestling. Broadcasters have a unique way of touching our lives. Whether it be an oft-repeated catchphrase read news >>

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Former UFC contender and ex-FOX Sports 1 analyst Chael Sonnen is "back" and talking up his on-air duties at the upcoming BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament, which will award its winner a $50,000 grand prize in front of a national audience with a live pay-per-view (PPV) telecast on Fri., Oct. 3 from BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma (more on that event here). Sonnen will provide commentary alongside former WWE announcer Jim Ross. So ... who's tuning in? read news >>

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In a very Chael Sonnen-esque creative justification for his actions, former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen believes he and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva were simply victims of circumstance in MMA's larger evolution. After Sonnen and Silva were handed down a two-year and lifetime ban, respectively, by the Nevada Athletic Commission, the former says he 'was really disappointed how things shook out' for his Brazilian cohort. "It was pretty easy for of us to justify some of our actions by going 'Ah read news >>

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Chael Sonnen walked softly, and carried a big microphone. People comparing Conor McGregor to the former Middleweight contender have it utterly wrong about the Irish star in the making. When you cover mixed martial arts the way I do, you end up tuning certain things out, both by choice, and chance. A Bloody Elbow reader took me to task the other day for making a comment about why I wouldn't understand what makes Conor McGregor polarizing. My work here is pretty specific: I break down what I predi read news >>

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Chael Sonnen says he forgives Wanderlei Silva for the PED issues during the lead up to their bout. Chael Sonnen recently spoke to MMA Mania about Wanderlei Silva's recent issues with the commissions. According to the former top contender, who was the opponent booked at the time, he forgives his long time rival the same way Belfort did for him in the past: "Wanderlei didn't do anything to anybody. Whatever he did or was getting ready to do to me -- I was the opponent in question -- and I forgive read news >>

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The former UFC middleweight contender spoke with MMAmania.com to help promote his upcoming gig as analyst for Battlegrounds O.N.E. on October 3, 2014 alongside wrestling legend Jim Ross. With the recent news involving Wanderlei Silva, Sonnen weighed in on the matter. It's been awhile since we've heard from Chael Sonnen. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) in July after being suspended for two years by Nevada State Athletic Commiss read news >>

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