CHAEL SONNEN NEWS

Babalu to possibly Face Chael Sonnen at Metamoris??? VIDEO

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Via MMA PRIME
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Chael Sonnen Meeting With WWE During Wrestlemania 31 Weekend, Wanderlei Silva Claims To Be Talking To WWE Also

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen has been known to fabricate a story or two to get the fans stirring. That’s part of the reason why Sonnen saw the success that he’s seen throughout his MMA career. He has made several claims before that the WWE had interest in him and each time, WWE would deny those claims. A few weeks ago, Sonnen made a similar claim and said that he was invited...
Via Wrestling News Depot
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen-Wanderlei Silva feud WWE bound?

Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight Chael Sonnen’s most recent appearance on Michael Landsberg’s OTR reminded us why Sonnen continues to be one of the greatest and most honest voices in the world of MMA today. Was he always this honest – absolutely not. Has he become the Jose Canseco of MMA? Not exactly. Sonnen has maintained his integrity and shown his professionalism...
Via Fight Booth
24 days ago  |  Discuss

News Regarding Chael Sonnen Meeting with WWE Officials

We noted before that a WWE representative said former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen was not invited to WrestleMania 31 and then last night, former UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva wrote on Facebook that he really did receive an offer from WWE.F4Wonline.com reports that despite what WWE said, Sonnen will still be attending the WWE Hall of Fame and WrestleMania this year. While there won’t...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Urges Anderson Silva To Come Clean If He Did Use PED’s

Chael Sonnen is as good a person to ask about Anderson Silva’s failed drug test as anyone given that not only has he fought the Brazilian superstar twice, but he’s also been busted for using performance enhancing drugs himself in the past. Speaking from experience during an interview with ‘Off The Record’ yesterday, Sonnen, who’s now retired from the sport after being handed...
Via Fight Of The Night
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Invites Ex-UFC Fighter Chael Sonnen to Talk During WrestleMania 31 Weekend?

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen said on TSN’s Off The Record that WWE called him about meeting to talk during WrestleMania 31 weekend in Santa Clara, California. Apparently WWE also invited former UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva to the talks.Sonnen wouldn’t say exactly what the talks might be about but WWE is flying him out and also giving him a ticket to either the Hall of Fame...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Chael Sonnen hint at Jon Jones’ cocaine problem back in 2013?

Chael Sonnen is probably as good of a smack talker and troll as he is an MMA fighter, if not better. And that’s saying a lot considering Sonnen was one of the best middleweights in the world. In what may have been one of his better troll jobs in recent memory, some are speculating that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Can Learn A Thing Or Two From Chael Sonnen

Figuring out how to be himself outside of the cage is proving to be far more difficult than competing inside of one for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Yesterday, it was announced that in a prefight drug screening Jones tested positive for cocaine. Shortly thereafter Jones announced he would be entering a drug treatment facility and apologized for his transgressions. Now...
Via Oregon Sports News
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

MMA News: CM Punk Denies Chael Sonnen Fight Offer, Moving On From WWE, Relationship With AJ Lee As Seperate Athletes

CM Punk continued his massive media week with an interview with Off The Record in which they talk about if CM Punk has ever been punched, his relationship with wife AJ Lee and much more. Here are just some of the highlights:   * Landsberg asks if Punk’s been punched in the face before, and Punk says he has and it sucks. Landsberg says he thinks Dana White is protecting Punk by...
Via Wrestling News Depot
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen On his Dislike for Trash Talk, Saying No to Pro Wrestling, CM Punk and if Brock Lesnar will Fight Again

ESPN MMA analyst and podcast host the “American Gangster” Chael P. Sonnen joins the podcast as he talks about the build up to the Jon Jones — Daniel Cormier fight, why he dislikes the term trash talking, hyping fights he was in the emotion he felt at the time, being the bad guy, what he liked first between amateur and pro wrestling, how much pro wrestling he watches now, how...
Via Between The Ropes
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

CM Punk wanted to fight Chael Sonnen? Sonnen confirms rumor

The CM Punk saga continues. After a ton of feedback, good and bad, from UFC fighters regarding the signing of former WWE professional wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, there is a rumor that Brooks asked to fight former No. 1 contender Chael Sonnen in the Octagon first to prove his worth. That rumor originated from none other than Bellator star and former UFC champion Tito Ortiz...
Via Fight Hub TV
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MMA News: UFC Fighter Claims To Be Facing CM Punk In MMA Debut

We recently reported that former UFC star Chael Sonnen claimed to know who will face former WWE Champion CM Punk in his MMA debut with UFC. Despite knowing who he is, Sonnen explained that he was going to keep it close to the vest, but that his opponent would be someone that we all know. It appears as if UFC welterweight Cathal Pendred is now claiming to be the man that will face...
Via Wrestling News Depot
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

CM Punks First Opponent Announced, Fighter Blasts Punk on Twitter

CM Punk will face Cathal Pendred in his debut fight. Yesterday, retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen said that Punk would be a heavy underdog going into the fight, and boy was he right. Pendred has ammased a record of 15-2-1 in his UFC career including winning nine straight fights at one point. It didn’t take long for the war of words to start either. Pendred posted the following...
Via Ring Kings
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Claims He Knows Who CM Punk Will Fight

Chael Sonnen Claims He Knows Who CM Punk Will Fight Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen spoke MMAMania.com about the recent signing of CM Punk to a UFC deal. Sonnen also teased that he know who Punk’s first opponent would be. “I can tell you this, it doesn’t make any sense to put him against an older guy or an unknown guy. For the money that you got to pay him and the attention...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Retired UFC Fighter Claims to Know Who CM Punks First Opponent will be

Retired UFC fighter and friend of CM Punk, Chael Sonnen, recently said in an interview with MMAMania.com that he knows who Punk will face in his first fight in the octagon. I have a pretty good idea who his opponent is. I’m going to keep that close to the vest. It would not make sense to give him a bottom-tier guy. Sonnen went on to say that Punk will be a big time underdog and...
Via Ring Kings
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Great MMA Debate: Cheaters, fighter nicknames and Foxcatcher headline the show

On the latest Great MMA Debate podcast, the subject of cheating fighters headlines the show this week with the question should those who are busted for using performance enhancing drugs in MMA still be allowed to be promoted into title fights and positions of prominence in broadcasting? UFC welterweight Matt Brown sounds off on Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort both still being proclaimed...
Via Fox Sports
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Podcast Episode 5 With Nate Diaz

Despite his new gig at ESPN, Chael Sonnen is continuing on with his weekly ‘You’re Welcome!’ podcast and in his latest episode he had an interview with Nate Diaz who has a fight coming up in December against Rafael dos Anjos and also spoke about his brother’s upcoming superfight with Anderson Silva. Take a listen to the full episode below.
Via Fight Of The Night
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Hires Chael Sonnen, Can Never Mention PEDs Again

I suppose we should start with the obvious. If you were good at something and taking a drug would make you better at it, and being better at it could, and likely would, mean millions of dollars for you, you’d probably take it. If you were really good at a sport and loved it and you knew […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Hires Chael Sonnen As Studio Analyst

Chael Sonnen is set to return to our TV screens after signing a broadcasting deal with with ESPN. Sonnen put pen to paper on what ESPN terms as a “multi-fight deal” which will see the controversial, but charismatic former UFC fighter become a studio analyst offering pre and post-fight insight into the UFC’s upcoming pay-per-view events. In June of this year Sonnen announced...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN hires former UFC fighter, Fox analyst Chael Sonnen

Former UFC fighter and Fox Sports analyst Chael Sonnen is heading back into the TV world. He’s joined ESPN as an analyst, according to a report from the AP. Sonnen will make his ESPN debut on Friday, previewing Saturday night’s UFC 180. He’ll be making frequent appearances on SportsCenter and other ESPN platforms talking MMA. He was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission...
Via Awful Announcing
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Hired By ESPN Analyst After MMA Ban

Four months after Chael Sonnen’s performance-enhancing drug use got him kicked out of the octagon and off television, the ex-UFC middleweight is getting another chance to analyze the sport. Sonnen has joined ESPN as a mixed martial arts analyst, returning to broadcast media after he was fired by Fox and suspended from fighting by the Nevada Athletic Commission during the summer...
Via Thacover2
November 11, 2014  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Chael Sonnen Claims He Turned Down $5 Million WWE Contract, WWE Later Denies It

Former UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen is a known fan of the WWE and even made an offer to buy the company at one point. Sonnen also has made claims in the past that WWE was interested in bringing him in as an announcer. If those claims are true, it never came to fruition, but he has also been known to stretch the truth and tell a fib here and there. He apparently did so...
Via Wrestling News Depot
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva Angered By UFC ‘Enslavement’ As Chael Sonnen Fight Falls Through

The XFC promotion have made an ambition play to put together the fight-that-never-was between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen, but despite ‘The Axe-Murderer’s’ enthusiasm it appears to be a non-starter. Silva had announced his retirement from the sport recently, but when XFC came calling with the prospect of fighting his rival Sonnen at an event on New Years Eve he quickly...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Sonnen vs. Silva in the works?

Former UFC stars Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were set to culminate their feud after coaching against one another on the third season of the Ultimate Fighter Brazil back in July at UFC 175. Unfortunately, Silva literally ran away from a surprise NSAC drug test, meaning he would be unable to compete against Sonnen at UFC 175. Soon after, Sonnen himself failed two drug tests, and...
Via Fight Hub TV
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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