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  • 3 years ago
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UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen won't break his silence just yet. Sonnen has been understandably quiet since reports first surfaced that he failed a California State Athletic Commission-administered drug test prior to his impressive challenge of Anderson Silva's title at August's UFC 117 event. On Tuesday, "MMA Live" host Jon Anik Tweeted that Sonnen would appear on the ESPN2-broadcast show to address the situation. Today, Anik told MMAjunkie.com Radio that would no longer be the case. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC middleweight / light heavyweight star, Chael Sonnen announces retirement via UFC Tonight. Yesterday's MMA media waves were filled with the unfortunate news of UFC star, Chael Sonnen's drug test failure stemming from a random test administered on May 23. Subsequently, he was removed from the upcoming UFC 175 card where he would have faced Vitor Belfort in the main event. Sonnen gave his explanation to Jay Mohr later in the afternoon, and then again on FOX Sports 1's America's Pregame show. No read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former UFC middleweight title contender Chael Sonnen will co-host the 2011 World MMA Awards on Nov. 30, alongside sports television personality Molly Qerim read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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A bout between middleweight contenders Nate Marquardt (29-8-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) and Chael Sonnen (24-10-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) originally believed to be part of the UFC 110 card in Australia instead takes place in Las Vegas at UFC 109. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Pro-Wrestling legend Jim Ross and former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen pair up to announce the upcoming Battleground MMA PPV in October. After expressing a keen interest in announcing an MMA event over the past year, Jim Ross will finally get his wish in his home state of Oklahoma next month. The legendary WWE commentator will join forces with controversial former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen to announce the forthcoming Battleground MMA PPV in October. Ross is a veteran announcer with experience read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen finally offered some insight into his latest suspension and subsequent retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. The usually brash and outspoken individual fell unusually quiet after stepping away from MMA, becoming uncharacteristically reserved in the wake of his disaster. On Wednesday, August 13, however, Sonnen appeared on WWE star Chris Jericho's podcast, Talk Is Jericho, to clear the air and to let fans know e read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Today's (Weds., July 23, 2014) live hearing gets underway at 1 p.m. ET. Time to face the music. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stream today's (July 23, 2014) live hearing featuring Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and embattled middleweights Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort, online via the promotion's Fight Pass digital network. Not a subscriber? Not a problem. MMAmania.com will be tuning in and bringing you LIVE updates as the action unfolds right here, beginning at 1 p.m. ET. S read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Say hello to a familiar face, beginning with UFC Fight Night 45 next week in "Dirty Jersey." I guess that boxing match against Roy Jones Jr. didn't pan out. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender and one-time political hopeful Chris Lytle will return to the fight game as the new mixed martial art (MMA) analyst for UFC on FOX, according to the network's release passed along earlier today. UFC on FOX analysts Kenny Florian, Daniel Cormier and host Karyn Bryant welcome f read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC middleweight star, Chael Sonnen faces a variety of penalties including a huge fine. Mark your calendars for July 17th. That's the date that the Nevada Attorney General has set as the cutoff to receive former UFC Middleweight star, Chael Sonnen's response on whether he'll be appealing a disciplinary complaint in the wake of two separate drug test failures. MMA Junkie obtained a copy of the complaint which indicates a possible $250,000 fine, suspension of his license, expenses related t read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC President Dana White set the MMA world on fire when he defended the decision of the UFC and Fox Sports to terminate Chael Sonnen's broadcasting contract, but if he plays his cards right, "The American Gangster" could be back. In an interview with MMA Fight Corner's Heidi Fang (at the 5:58 mark), White explained that while the chips are down for Sonnen right now, he could feasibly return to working for the promotion (transcription per Mixedmartialarts.com): "It breaks my heart," [White] said. read news >>

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