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CHAEL SONNEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chael Sonnen: ‘I caught War Machine’

Jonathan “War Machine” Koppenhaver was caught and arrested earlier today in Simi Valley, California after days on the run following the horrific beating of his ex-girlfriend, adult film actress Christy Mack.  The story caught national attention due to the gruesome details and the dreadful pictures Mack shared of her injuries when giving her statement on Twitter. Dog the Bounty...
Via Fight Hub TV
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Confesses To Cheating During Podcast Interview

In a candid new interview on the ‘Talk Is Jericho’ podcast, recently retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen confesses that he did get caught cheating, or as he puts it, “game the system.” “I didn’t think I’d be tested for another 44 days,” Sonnen said of the UFC 175 pre-fight drugs test that resulted in him being caught with a number of illegal substances in his system...
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sonnen vs NASC Part 3: Is Metamoris 4 A Go?

NSAC… Four letters Chael Sonnen could go a lifetime with out hearing or seeing again but once again, Sonnen finds himself in their crosshairs. This time, the Commission is attempting to block Sonnen from competing in this weekends grappling event Metamoris 4. The NSAC is looking to take this action as a result of a hearing a few weeks in which Sonnel agreed not to compete in any...
Via BadCulture
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Continues Career at Metamoris 4

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports To the outside observer, it has been a rough couple of months for former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen. The light heavyweight was handed a two-year suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after a failed drug test, and he was subsequently removed from a doomed UFC 175 card — his opponent-to-be, Wanderlei Silva, refused to take a random...
Via The Sideline
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Receives Two Year Suspension For Drug Test Failures

At a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing this afternoon, former UFC star Chael Sonnen received a two year suspension along with paying the cost and analysis of the drug tests that were administered to him, agreeing not to fight in any other jurisdiction for his two-year ban and acting as an educator to the NSAC and fellow fighters on the issue of performance-enhancing drugs...
Via Between The Ropes
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen suspended two years for failed drug tests

If Chael Sonnen (pictured) was even remotely thinking of coming out of retirement, the former UFC middleweight top contender will have to wait at least two years to do so. During Wednesday’s hearing, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to suspended Sonnen for 24 months for flunking two random drug tests. The 37-year-old must also reimburse the committee for...
Via 5thRound.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen “Accepts Responsibility For His Actions” Regarding Drug Test Failures

We have finally heard from Chael Sonnen regarding the complaint filed against him from the Nevada State Athletic Commission regarding his two drug test failures. Sonnen’s lawyer, Jeff Meyer sent the NSAC a response to the complaint that was filed against his client last month. Here was the most telling statement from Meyer in response to the complaint. “Mr. Sonnen does not dispute...
Via Between The Ropes
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Has Until July 17 To Appeal Complaint From NSAC

Chael Sonnen has until July 17 to appeal the complaint against him from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Sonnen is subjected to a maximum fine of $250,000, expenses related to the complaint and the requirement that Sonnen provides the commission with a clean drug test upon his next licensing application. NSAC sent Sonnen the complaint by certified mail on June 27 and has 20...
Via Between The Ropes
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen announces his retirement from MMA

One day after bumbling through another bogus explanation why he failed yet another drug test, UFC fighter Chael Sonnen (pictured) announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. Sonnen called it quits on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” It was confirmed Tuesday that Sonnen flunked a random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission during UFC 173...
Via 5thRound.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen fails drug test, is out of UFC 175

ESPN.com is reporting that Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test and is out of his UFC 175 fight against Vitor Belfort. Sonnen tested positive for two illegal substances, Anastrozole and Clomiphene, which are two female drugs. Anastrozole is used to treat early stages of breast cancer and clomiphene is used in cases of female infertility. Sonnen took a random drug test from...
Via Between The Ropes
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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