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  • 2 years ago
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CALGARY - If you just can't get enough Chael Sonnen in your life, don't worry. UFC president Dana White doesn't think he's going anywhere any time soon. White, who said he hasn't spoken directly with Sonnen since the middleweight's UFC 148 loss to Anderson Silva, believes the self-proclaimed "gangster" still has big fights ahead of him, not to mention a television career. "He's got a lot of options," White today told MMAjunkie.com. "FOX loves this guy. He's going to end up with a tel read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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In the beginning there was only Chael Sonnen. It was inevitable others would follow. A middleweight firebrand whose gift for talking the talk superseded his (admittedly formidable) ability to walk the walk, Sonnen went from journeyman to headliner virtually overnight, riding an over-the-top pro wrestling persona to three title shots and a prime spot on Fox television. Sonnen was brash in a sport where most men did their talking in the ring. He was confrontational in a sport where most fighters m read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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[autotag]Chael Sonnen[/autotag] remained a fixture in the world of MMA news when the UFC and FOX released him on Monday following a second failed drug test. On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White spoke about the decision he and the UFC were faced with after learning of Sonnen's second failed test. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Chael Sonnen appeared today on FOX Sports 1’s “America’s Pregame” and claimed a “transition period” following the end of his testosterone-replacement therapy led to the drug test failure that scratched him from next month’s UFC 175 lineup. Filed (...) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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If Chael Sonnen fights Vitor Belfort on July 5, it will be a middleweight fight after all. UFC president Dana White confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Friday that the proposed fight would be contested at 185 pounds, not 205, which is what Sonnen originally stated on Wednesday's episode of "UFC Tonight." Sonnen also said that a win over Belfort would make him the No. 1 contender in the middleweight division, however, when White was asked whether that title was on the line for both men, White wrote b read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has no love lost for his oldest rival, Wanderlei Silva, a face of the Japan-based PRIDE Fighting Championships. "The American Gangster" isn't impressed by that, though, proclaiming that PRIDE bouts were about as real as the one's that take place inside a WWE ring, per BT Sport's UFC: Beyond the Octagon. This guy drives me crazy. This guy has driven me crazy for years. I used to watch this guy fight in something called the PRIDE Fighting Championships. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"The Phenom" is back. The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 coaches Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen won’t fight on July 5. The former PRIDE champion missed a meeting with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and won’t get licensed to fight in Las Vegas, so Vitor Belfort will replace the fellow Brazilian against Sonnen. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news with sources close to the situation. Combate first reported the change. According to the report, Belfort passed all the tests run by NSAC and was l read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – The UFC got the big names from July’s back-to-back cards in Las Vegas together for a news conference on Friday. And naturally, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva made things interesting.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Sonnen, who fights Rashad Evans on Saturday in Las Vegas, argues the UFC is mainstream and that it could put on a marquee card in "any venue in the world on any continent in the world and it would sell out." read news >>

  • a year ago
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As entertaining as it was, Wanderlei Silva's fiery video directed at Chael Sonnen wasn't a guarantee they'd fight. read news >>

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