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Chael Sonnen Handed Two Year Suspension For Failed Drugs Tests

Chael Sonnen was handed a two year suspension yesterday at a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing after failing two random drugs tests recently prior to a fight at UFC 175. In addition Sonnen will have to pay for the cost of the drugs tests and has agreed to accept a role as an educator for both the commission and other fighters regarding the issue of performance enhancing drugs...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 hours 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
14 hours 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...
17 hours 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Countdown To Metamoris 4: Chael Sonnen Vs Andre Galvao

Chael Sonnen may have retired from MMA and is still facing potentially stiff penalties from the Nevada Athletic Commission following his recent drug test failures, but he’s still set to compete in a submission grappling match-up with BJJ ace Andre Galvao at the Metamoris 4 event on August 9th. Below you can watch a special preview for the contest which will be the main event at...
Via Fight Of The Night
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Up In Seattle, Washington Working Out For Metamoris 4

We haven’t heard much from Chael since he tested positive for four banned substances last month.  But the American Gangster is up in Seattle, Washington working out for his Metamoris 4 grappling match against world champion jiu jitsu player Andre Galvao.  Looks like these two are still fans of Chael, how do you all feel about him? My Life: Chris Leben Watch all fighter video...
Via Tito Couture
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
14 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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC, Fox reportedly part ways with Chael Sonnen 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
23 days ago  |  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...
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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