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Jimmy Quinlan, Christopher Corso join ECFC team

East Coast Fighting Championship announced on Friday, July 25 that former Coliseum to the Cage Promoters Jimmy Quinlan and Christopher Corso have joined the promotion’s team. Quinlan is a staple in the local mixed martial arts scene and was a member Chael Sonnen‘s team on the UFC‘s “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17. The Bridgewater State College graduate has also been involved...
Via Mill City Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sonnen Suspended, UFC 181 Main Event, UFC 178 Shake Up

The Nevada State Athletic Commission held two hearings today, the first regarding Chael Sonnen’s recent pair of failed drug tests. The commission unanimously voted to suspend the former Middleweight/Light Heavyweight contender for 2 years after he failed 2 separate drug tests this year. Sonnen recently retired from the UFC, but if he ever decided to [&hellip (Visited 2 times...
Via No Coast Bias
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC should be cautious with Conor McGregor

While his fellow countrymen roared with pride and Dublin’s O2 Arena buzzed with anticipation, featherweight Conor McGregor confidently made his way to the octagon with the weight of the world on his shoulders, yet, seemingly transfixed on the task at hand and the duties associated with being Ireland’s biggest draw. But despite months of pre-fight hype, Ireland’s favorite son...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC, Fox reportedly part ways with Chael Sonnen

MMAJunkie.com is reporting that both the UFC and Fox have parted ways with former UFC fighter and on-air personality Chael Sonnen.  The news comes just days after it was revealed that Sonnen failed a second drug test before announcing his retirement. Neither the UFC or Fox have publicly announced that his release but the report states that should happen soon with the UFC expected...
Via Between The Ropes
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Fails Another Drug Test For HGH & EPO

  It looks as though a second failed drug test is the blow that will finally silence the loudest man in MMA. According to MMAFighting.com recently retired UFC athlete Chael Sonnen has failed his second drug test this month: “Sonnen, who recently announced his retirement from MMA, was asked to take a blood and urine test on June 5 in Portland, Ore., by the NAC because at the time...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 28, 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
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