Found June 28, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Chael Sonnen hung up on a radio host on Wednesday after growing upset with the questions he was being asked.
The loquacious fighter joined John Canzano on 750 The Game in Portland and talked mostly about his upcoming fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 148. As soon as Canzano began asking Sonnen about his controversies of the past few years — namely a guilty plea to a money laundering charge and a suspension for elevated levels of testosterone — Sonnen grew irritated and eventually hung up.
He became particularly incensed when Canzano termed Sonnen’s plea as one for mortgage fraud, when it was a plea for money laundering related to mortgage fraud. That was enough to set Sonnen off, and he dropped the infamous David Stern “have you stopped beating your wife” line on Canzano.
Even if Canzano was technically wrong with what he was saying, it was clear that Sonnen began going off the rails when he was pressed about those issues.
For someone who loves to dish it, he becomes quite uncomf...
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The Olympic flame might be ending its four-summer hiatus in a few weeks, but Chael Sonnen (Pictured) claims this year’s games can’t hold a candle to UFC 148. The chatty challenger rematches middleweight king Anderson Silva in the show’s featured attraction.
“This is the biggest sporting event of the summer, and for a reason,” Sonnen professed during Monday’s conference...
Anderson Silva doesn't want to just beat Chael Sonnen at UFC 148. He wants to severely hurt Sonnen. Silva expressed such through a translator during a media conference call on Monday, vowing to break Sonnen's face and every one of his teeth. "What I'm going to do inside the octagon is something that's going to change the image of the sport," Silva said....
Reigning UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and bitter rival and number one contender Chael Sonnen have long been known as two of the most colorful characters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization. But that has been taken to a whole new level in a special comic strip which will countdown to the UFC 148 main event between the two bitter rivals.
Each day another...
As expected, all 11 “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” fights will be made available for live viewing.
Facebook will kick off the festivities by streaming the preliminary scrap between Yoislandy Izquierdo and Rafaello Oliveira at approximately 7PM ET/4PM PT. Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s page in order to watch the tango live.
FX will then broadcast the remaining four...
“First of all, Chael is a criminal,” Anderson Silva said of Chael Sonnen. “He’s been convicted of crimes. He doesn’t deserve to be inside of the octagon. When the time comes and the time is right,...
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The latest UFC 148 promo reminds us that Anderson Silva is not in the mood to f**k around. He's taken verbal and physical abuse from Chael Sonnen for the last two years, and on July 7th in Las Vegas, he will be ready to show the world why his name is synonymous with the phrase "greatest of all time".
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