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Sonnen calls out Emelianenko, fans after beating Silva

Chael Sonnen defeated Wanderlei Silva by unanimous decision at Bellator NYC inside Madison Square Garden Saturday night, and the 40-year-old immediately got to working on setting up his next fight after the victory.Sonnen hit Silva with a number of punches and was able to take him down in all three rounds, earning a 30-27 score in his favor from two judges and 30-26 from the other...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva get into shoving match at presser (VIDEO)

It’s been years in the making, but Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will soon finally square off in the Octagon. The two have long hated each other, and were supposed to square off in 2014, but it wasn’t to be. Fortunately, Bellator is renewing their passion and the two will go toe-to-toe on Saturday night to headline the Bellator 180 card. Sonnen and Silva attended their pre...
Via The Sports Daily
June 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Jenna Jameson responds to vulgar zinger from Chael Sonnen

Jenna Jameson responded to a vulgar zinger she was the target of during Thursday’s Bellator 170 press conference between Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen.Sonnen and Ortiz are fighting on Saturday in a heavily hyped fight. Sonnen is known for having a big mouth, so it’s no surprise he brought out the blasts during the press conference. That included a reference to Jameson, whom Ortiz...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen verbally eviscerated Tito Ortiz at a Bellator press conference

Chael Sonnen is one of the best talkers in sports. Whenever he gets a microphone in his hand and an opponent in his crosshairs, you’d better believe that Sonnen isn’t going to let him off light. On Thursday, Sonnen took aim at Tito Ortiz during a Bellator press conference in advance of their fight at The Forum in Inglewood on Saturday. It wasn’t even close to being a fair...
Via The Comeback
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen rips Brock Lesnar, talks Submission Underground

Chael Sonnen is sticking to his guns.The three-time UFC title contender retired just over two years ago ahead of a sanction handed down from the Nevada State Athletic Commission after testing positive for several banned substances.Sonnen decided to call it a career and then he was handed a two year suspension from the governing body in Nevada, but as that sanction comes near its...
Via FOX Sports
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen to work as pro wrestling analyst

By Joe Lucia Former UFC fighter and Fox analyst Chael Sonnen, now working as an MMA analyst for ESPN, will be working in another form of entertainment in the future – pro wrestling. Sonnen was named the “expert analyst” for Global Force Wrestling, a new promotion that will be run by former WWE star Jeff Jarrett and his wife Karen. Since his falling out with the UFC and Fox...
Via Awful Announcing
May 09, 2015  |  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

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
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