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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Ross and Chael Sonnen Team Up for New MMA Promotion

Jim Ross is a legend in the broadcasting world. The 62-year old former voice of the WWE has been away from the company for about a year now after an incident at a WWE2K14 event reportedly got him fired. Since then JR has had his own podcast and done a few wrestling appearances here and there. One thing Jim Ross has never done is MMA commentary. Ross has made no secret his desire...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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 Continues Career at Metamoris 4

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports To the outside observer, it has been a rough couple of months for former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen. The light heavyweight was handed a two-year suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after a failed drug test, and he was subsequently removed from a doomed UFC 175 card — his opponent-to-be, Wanderlei Silva, refused to take a random...
Via The Sideline
August 01, 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 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
July 07, 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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