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  • 3 years ago
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UFC president Dana White readily admits it's difficult to predict the direction of his promotion's entire roster mere moments after an event concludes. Who gets cut, who stays, who moves up the ladder - White said he prefers to reflect for a day or two, then convene with UFC officials Lorenzo Fertitta and Joe Silva to make group decisions. However, White did say a trio of fighters - namely Jim Miller, Chael Sonnen and Brian Stann - are all within striking distance of a shot at a UFC t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Don’t expect Brian Stann to come to the defense of his former opponent and colleague Chael Sonnen. The retired middleweight and Fox UFC analyst was asked on Twitter Monday if he thought Sonnen’s firing was “just," and he said he thinks it was. According to Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting, Sonnen, who tested positive for a total of five banned substances in his two recent random drug tests, was terminated by the UFC and Fox Sports this week. The former United States Marine has been a consummate p read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Despite his best efforts to stir up enough interest in a title fight to skip right through the light-heavyweight ranks, Chael Sonnen will not be awarded a title shot with a win over Forrest Griffin. UFC President Dana White today made that declaration during an appearance on the "Dave and Mahoney" morning show on Las Vegas' KXTE X107.5 FM. "He's a long way away," White said. "He's not coming off the (Anderson) Silva fight and just talking his way into a 205-pound world title shot." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Chael Sonnen has won back-to-back bouts since his first meeting with Anderson Silva. Check out the full fight video of his UFC 136 bout against Brian Stann. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • Stumbl read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC president Dana White said there's a potential he may grant two title shots following Saturday's UFC on FOX 3 event, but he might not grant any. While main-card bouts of Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller and Johny Hendricks vs. Josh Koscheck have been discussed as de facto No. 1 contender fights, White today said that's not exactly true. Similar to the UFC on FOX 2 meeting between Rashad Evans and Phil Davis, White said Saturday's two headlining fights each have title implications - just n read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Brian Stann is one of my favorite UFC fighters. Before giving Brian's prediction for Silva vs Sonnen 2 and what he's thinking about his upcoming match against Alessio Sakara on April 14 on Fuel TV--starting at noon on the west coast and 3 pm on the east coast--take a look... read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Well, Brian Stann's prediction came true. Chael Sonnen has offered him none of the insults that might have been expected. "I told everybody from the start that I didn't think it was going to happen, and I've said this a couple of times where I believe that Chael is very genuine when he says that if he has a problem with somebody, he'll speak it, and when he doesn't have a problem with somebody, he won't," Stann told MMAjunkie.com. From the tone of the pre-fight talk, Sonnen has no prob read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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UFC middleweight Brian Stann has been on a path of demolition since he dropped to 185 pounds. Actually, Stann’s recent performances have garnered a ton of attention and sparked talk about him being in the mix for a shot at read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Three weeks ago, an email showed up in Brian Stann's inbox - from Chael Sonnen. Sonnen had two buddies that were military veterans and struggling to find a job. Stann immediately offered help. Sonnen provided color commentary for Stann's first professional fight, which came in early 2006, and they briefly trained under the same roof at Team Quest. The two sat close to each other at this past weekend's UFC 132, and Stann said Sonnen was "very respectful." If all this is sounding like a read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Despite what will be a 14-month layoff due to out-of-the-cage issues, Chael Sonnen has been tapped a sizable favorite over Brian Stann. As MMAjunkie.com reported on Wednesday, Sonnen and Stann have agreed to meet at UFC 136, which takes place Oct. 8 in Houston. Today, noted oddsmaker Joey Oddessa told MMAjunkie.com Radio he's opened the line with Sonnen as a -215 favorite and Stann a +175 underdog. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Of all the targets at which Chael Sonnen has aimed, the toughest one may be ahead. Not long after a bout with Lyoto Machida was nixed, sources today told MMAjunkie.com that the onetime middleweight contender will stay in his division and is targeted for a meeting with Brian Stann at UFC 136, which takes place Oct. 8 at Toyota Center in Houston.   Verbal agreements are in place for the bout, though contracts haven't been signed. read news >>

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