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Ali Bagautinov Suspended One Year, Tests Positive for EPO

It was less than a month ago when Ali Bagautinov came up short in his fight against flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 174 in .  Now, he won’t be fighting again for a while. The British Columbia Athletic Commission announced today that Bagautinov tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO) prior to the fight and has been suspended for one year. There were eight UFC 174...
Via Between The Ropes
2 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
4 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Will Still Compete At Metamorsis 4 Event

Two failed drugs tests have turned Chael Sonnen’s life upside down over the past few weeks, resulting in him retiring from the UFC and then being dismissed from his broadcasting contract with FOX, but we’ve not seen the last of the former middleweight and light-heavyweight title challenger. Sonnen had been scheduled to compete at the fourth event in the popular ‘Metamorsis’...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Addresses Chael Sonnen’s Firing

When the UFC and FOX fired Chael Sonnen Monday from his analyst duties after flunking a second random drug test in five weeks, the UFC’s official statement regarding the situation seemed so cold. Sonnen had become one of the promotion’s biggest pay-per-view draws in recent years, yet they quickly sided with their broadcast partner in distancing themselves from Sonnen and his...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fall of Chael Sonnen, Disgraced Former UFC on Fox Analyst

Las Vegas, Nev. – The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in light of Sonnen failing a second test conducted by the Nevada Athletic Commission for banned substances in June. Sonnen was previously under temporary suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission...
Via MMAInsider
12 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Fails A Second Drug Test; Four Illegal Substances Discovered

It’s emerged that Chael Sonnen failed a second random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission on June 5th. The test was in addition to one he had received in late May which he also failed, but on this occasion additional substances showed up that didn’t appear on the first test. In total Sonnen tested positive for four different illegal substances: human growth...
Via Fight Of The Night
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Fails Another Drug Test For HGH & EPO

  It looks as though a second failed drug test is the blow that will finally silence the loudest man in MMA. According to recently retired UFC athlete Chael Sonnen has failed his second drug test this month: “Sonnen, who recently announced his retirement from MMA, was asked to take a blood and urine test on June 5 in Portland, Ore., by the NAC because at the time...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 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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