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Chael Sonnen Podcast Episode 1

The first episode of Chael Sonnen’s new ‘You’re Welcome!’ podcast aired yesterday on the PodcastOne network and you can listen to it in full below. Sonnen was joined by Ariel Helwani for his debut show and openly discussed the drug test failures that lead to him hanging up his gloves earlier this year, taking full ownership for his actions. “People were saying, ‘why won’t...
Via Fight Of The Night
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen ‘not sorry’ for failing drug tests

Former UFC No. 1 Middleweight and Light Heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen is slowly returning to the spotlight after a short hiatus following two failed drug tests this past summer. Sonnen premiered his “You’re Welcome” podcast this morning, and started off with an explanation as to why he is not sorry for failing the aforementioned tests: (Courtesy of MMAFighting): People...
Via Fight Hub TV
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Makes No Apologies for Failed Drug Tests, Because He’s Not Sorry

Sorry, not sorry. That’s the stance former UFC middleweight top contender Chael Sonnen (pictured) is taking after failing two consecutive random drug tests, which ultimately ended his UFC career and cost him a broadcasting job with FOX. For the first time since his second positive drug screening came to light in July, Sonnen addressed his unceremonious exit from the mixed martial...
Via 5thRound.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva rips UFC in retirement announcement video

On Friday, MMA icon Wanderlei Silva (pictured) unceremoniously announced his retirement from fighting via a YouTube video. The slugger didn’t pull any punches on his way out, blasting the UFC for not showing him the proper respect and turning his legion of fans against him. “I am stepping down from the ring. After today, Wanderlei Silva will not fight again,” Silva stated....
Via 5thRound.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

BattleGround MMA: Jim Ross & Chael Sonnen Team Up

DYNAMIC DUO! WWE’S JIM ROSS AND CHAEL SONNEN  TEAM UP TO CALL BATTLEGROUNDS MMA  ONE NIGHT, EIGHT-MAN WELTERWEIGHT TOURNAMENT LIVE ON PPV FROM TULSA, OKLA. ON OCT. 3 TULSA, OK (Sept. 4, 2014) – Two consummate performers in WWE Hall of FamerJim Ross and recently retired UFC superstar Chael Sonnen have teamed up to form what is bound to be one of the most memorable commentary...
Via BadCulture
September 04, 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 “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 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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