MENU
#UFC 216 #Conor McGregor #Nick Diaz #Tony Ferguson #Rizin 7 #Nate Diaz #Quinton Jackson #GSP #Kevin Lee #Pancrase


Chael Sonnen has been on an emotional roller coaster these past few months.

After testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone for his UFC 117 fight with middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Sonnen was suspended for one year and fined $2,000. Following a hearing before the California State Athletic Commission, Sonnen had his suspension reduced to six months; the fine remained intact.

Shortly thereafter, Sonnen plead guilty to a federal money laundering charge. He has yet to be sentenced for that matter, but is expected to give up his realtors license and pay a $10,000 fine as part of a plea agreement to avoid jail time.

Longtime training partner Matt Lindland recently spoke to Inisde MMA‘s Ron Kruck as part of a series called “Inside America’s Gyms.” Chief among the topics of discussion: Chael Sonnen. Lindland believes these tough times will make Sonnen a “stronger, better person.”

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Galleries

Chael Sonnen Fights

  • 3 months ago
  • 1120 views

Comments

Show Comments

Related News

Thunder Seven - Defining Yushin Okami

  • 26 days ago
  • 4 views

At UFC RIO on August 27th, history could be made as Yushin Okami faces longtime middleweight king Anderson Silva in an opportunity to become the first Japanese champion in UFC history. read news >>

Rafael Natal Announces Retirement | MMAWeekly.com

  • 14 days ago
  • 2 views

A longtime contender to the UFC middleweight championship, Brazilian fighter Rafael "Sapo" Natal has closed the Octagon door on his career. read news >>

UFC Champ Tyron Woodley Drops MLK on NFL Kneelers | MMAWeekly.com

  • 20 days ago
  • 71 views

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley recently seemingly weighed in on the NFL kneeling controversy. read news >>

Las Vegas resident Brad Tavares kicks off UFC 216 with powerful message

  • 9 days ago
  • 16 views

Longtime Las Vegas resident Brad Tavares kicked off UFC 216 with a powerful message to his adopted city.Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

The Ultimate Fighter 26 - Episode 4 Preview

  • 27 days ago
  • 18 views

In tonight’s episode, No. 3 overall seed and longtime UFC bantamweight Lauren Murphy will look to keep that trend alive as she takes on No. 14 seed Nicco Montano, who enters the competition with a 3- read news >>

USADA updates UFC fighters on 2018 prohibited list

  • 7 days ago
  • 33 views

The UFC’s anti-doping partner USADA today notified fighters of changes to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s prohibited list.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Ian McCall Granted His Release from the UFC | MMAWeekly.com

  • 6 days ago
  • 16 views

Flyweight fighter Ian McCall has been granted his release from the UFC after asking the organization to void his contract recently. UFC officials confirmed the news to MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday. McCal read news >>

'TUF 25' winner Jesse Taylor accepts 1-year suspension for clomiphene

  • 3 days ago
  • 35 views

UFC anti-doping partner USADA today announced Jesse Taylor has accepted a one-year suspension after an out-of-competition drug test found clomiphene in his system.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Dana White: Robbie Lawler-Rafael dos Anjos winner gets next shot at champ Tyron Woodley

  • 3 days ago
  • 13 views

The recently UFC on FOX 26 main event between Robbie Lawler and Rafael dos Anjos is a title-eliminator in the welterweight division. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

The Question: What Is the Greatest Submission in MMA History?

  • 4 days ago
  • 3 views

Even if you didn't catch UFC 216 in person, by now you have likely seen or at least heard about Demetrious Johnson's mind-bending armbar submission on Ray Borg in the evening's co-main event. The fly read news >>