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CHAEL SONNEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

CM Punk wanted to fight Chael Sonnen? Sonnen confirms rumor

The CM Punk saga continues. After a ton of feedback, good and bad, from UFC fighters regarding the signing of former WWE professional wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, there is a rumor that Brooks asked to fight former No. 1 contender Chael Sonnen in the Octagon first to prove his worth. That rumor originated from none other than Bellator star and former UFC champion Tito Ortiz...
Via Fight Hub TV
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Hogan on RAW, Sonnen Says He Knows Who Punk’s First Opponent Is

- Hulk Hogan has been added to the December 22nd WWE RAW from Minneapolis, Minnesota. – CM Punk’s friend and former UFC star Chael Sonnen spoke with MMAMania.com this week and says he has a “pretty good” idea who Punk’s first UFC opponent will be. Sonnen said: “I’m going to keep that close to the vest. It would not make sense to give him a bottom-tier guy. Well he is...
Via Wrestle Scoop
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Claims He Knows Who CM Punk Will Fight

Chael Sonnen Claims He Knows Who CM Punk Will Fight Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen spoke MMAMania.com about the recent signing of CM Punk to a UFC deal. Sonnen also teased that he know who Punk’s first opponent would be. “I can tell you this, it doesn’t make any sense to put him against an older guy or an unknown guy. For the money that you got to pay him and the attention...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen: ‘I Know Who CM Punk’s First UFC Opponent Is!’

Following the announcement that he has signed with the UFC, MMA fans around the world are wondering who CM Punk will be matched up against first inside the Octagon. According to Punk’s friend, Chael Sonnen, the decision has likely already been made. In speaking with the folks at MMAMania.com, Sonnen mentioned that he has a “pretty good idea who the opponent is.” “I have a...
Via WZR Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN hires former UFC fighter, Fox analyst Chael Sonnen

Former UFC fighter and Fox Sports analyst Chael Sonnen is heading back into the TV world. He’s joined ESPN as an analyst, according to a report from the AP. Sonnen will make his ESPN debut on Friday, previewing Saturday night’s UFC 180. He’ll be making frequent appearances on SportsCenter and other ESPN platforms talking MMA. He was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission...
Via Awful Announcing
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sonnen gets new TV gig

Roughly five months after getting fired from the UFC and FOX for flunking two random drug tests within a matter of four weeks, former UFC middleweight top contender Chael Sonnen (pictured) has been signed by ESPN. “I love to break down fights,” Sonnen told The Associated Press. “I love to watch them. The fact that ESPN will allow me to do that on the air in a fancy suit and...
Via 5thRound.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross to call his first ever MMA event, team with Sonnen

Legendary pro wrestling announcer Jim Ross will return to the broadcast booth and call his first-ever MMA show on October 3rd, and his broadcast partner is a familiar face to UFC fans – disgraced former Fox analyst Chael Sonnen. Ross and Sonnen will team up to call the Battleground MMA show from Tulsa, Oklahoma, which will air on pay-per-view. The show’s main draw is an eight...
Via Awful Announcing
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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
August 15, 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 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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