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Apr 20, 2016 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen offers insight into Conor McGregor’s dispute with the UFC

UFC 200 is now left without a main event after Conor McGregor retired, and then was pulled from his main event slot for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the July 9th event. While all signs are pointing to McGregor legitimately retiring, former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen offered some insight into what the situation...

Apr 13, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen: Yoel Romero isn’t juicing, neither is Conor McGregor

Going into UFC 196, Nate Diaz caught UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor off guard as he accused the featherweight champ of taking steroids. McGregor, who was tied for the most tested athlete by USADA in 2015, immediately stood up from his seat and turned to Diaz to refute the claims with quite a bit of...

Mar 22, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Michael Bisping grappling match from URFight

This past weekend, UFC veterans Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping competed in a grappling match at URFight. Unlike Metamoris however, which is one long round, the grappling match between Sonnen and Bisping consisted of three 5 minute rounds. Jim Ross and Rampage Jackson were on hand for commentary for the match, which you can watch...

Mar 19, 2016 8:20 am

Chael Sonnen vs. Nick Diaz almost happened this weekend

This Sunday, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen returns to the mats when he grapples with top ranked UFC middleweight Michael Bisping at UR Fight. The event is more likely than not, unlike anything fight fans have ever witnessed. Also on the card, Roy Jones Jr. will box a fan, Kurt Angle will have a...


Mar 16, 2016 9:37 am

Chael Sonnen gives his take on who the UFC’s biggest star is

In the last 6 months, two of the UFC’s biggest stars, Ronda Rouesy and Conor McGregor, have both suffered devastating losses. Back at UFC 193 in Australia, Holly Holm pulled off one of the biggest upsets in UFC history as she dominated Ronda Rousey for two rounds before ultimately knocking Rousey out with a brutal...

Mar 15, 2016 2:19 pm

Chael Sonnen speaks about UFC return rumors

While Chael Sonnen hasn’t competed inside the Octagon since his TKO loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 167 in November of 2013, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Sonnen would return to the Octagon once his 2-year suspension is up. With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, many guessed that Sonnen would make...

Mar 11, 2016 12:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says Holly Holm lost out on $10M fight by not waiting for Ronda Rousey

Former UFC title contender and current MMA analyst Chael Sonnen does not hold Holly Holm’s manager in high regard. Sonnen announced on his podcast that it was Holm’s manager who wanted the fight with Miesha Tate for his own benefit. With Miesha Tate’s win over Holm at UFC 196, it likely cut down on the...

Mar 10, 2016 4:34 pm

Chael Sonnen: Nate Diaz was 14-15 pounds heavier than Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen claims that Nate Diaz was a lot heavier than Conor McGregor when the two squared off in the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday. Here is what the “American Gangster” had to say during his most recent “You’re Welcome” podcast episode: “It was really quite incredible. I thought...

Mar 8, 2016 8:48 am

Chael Sonnen compares Conor McGregor to Mike Tyson in Evander Holyfield fight

In the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday, fans saw Conor McGregor lose for the first time under the UFC banner, ending his 15 fight win streak. Of course, the bout took place at welterweight, 25 pounds higher than featherweight, where McGregor reigns champion. With that being said, former UFC title challenger Chael...

Mar 3, 2016 10:25 am

The return of Chael Sonnen?

While Chael Sonnen may have formally retired from MMA back in 2014 prior to being suspended for 2 years by the NSAC, talks of a ‘Chael Sonnen return’ have always been a subject of interest to the MMA community. While many believed that Sonnen would return when his suspension was up on July 23rd of...

Mar 1, 2016 9:24 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen discusses Conor McGregor’s dominance, and more!

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen may currently be retired from MMA, however Sonnen has continued to be an active figure in the MMA world through his podcast, as well as his analyst role with ESPN. Ahead of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor will fight Nate Diaz, and Holly Holm will fight Miesha Tate, Chael...

Feb 27, 2016 5:59 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen weighs in on Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva

Saturday, in the ‘UFC London’ main event, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva fought their hearts out for 5 rounds. Ultimately, the judges scored the bout in favor of Michael Bisping, giving him the unanimous decision win. With that being said, many including UFC President Dana White, scored the bout in favor of Anderson Silva. Following...

Feb 25, 2016 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen says if Conor McGregor beats Nate Diaz, he’s fighting Robbie Lawler at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen thinks everybody missed the point of Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor taking place at the welterweight limit of 170-pounds. According to Sonnen, the UFC 196 main event fight between McGregor and Diaz was set at 170-pounds so that the UFC can promote a welterweight title fight between “Mystic...

Feb 13, 2016 7:25 am

Michael Bisping vs. Chael Sonnen, Ken Shamrock vs. Dan Severn, Roy Jones Jr. vs. Fan

In what is likely the strangest combat sports card in the history of, well…combat sports, UR Fight is reportedly putting on a fight card that is leaving us scratching our heads. The event, which is scheduled for March 20th according to MMAWeekly will feature a grappling match between Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping, a MMA...

Feb 8, 2016 5:15 pm

Chael Sonnen Interviews Chad Mendes on fighting Rafael dos Anjos

Chael Sonnen spoke with Chad Mendes about Conor McGregor’s upcoming title tilt with lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos. Mendes gives us his perspective on McGregor’s weight gain, advantages and disadvantages heading into UFC 196 Do you think Mendes has it right?

Feb 6, 2016 8:31 am

On This Day: Chael Sonnen defeats Nate Marquardt, becomes #1 contender

Nate Marquardt vs Chael Sonnen @ UFC 109 2010… by Jack-wilson-85 On this day in MMA history 6 years ago, Chael Sonnen fought Nate Marquardt on the main card of UFC 109. The winner of the fight got a title shot against Anderson Silva. Sonnen won the fight via unanimous decision and was awarded the...

Feb 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says he is a ‘huge supporter of Donald Trump’

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from his words or his opinion. The retired UFC veteran spoke with FOX Sports on the topic of politics and how he feels Donald Trump has changed the game. “I’m a huge supporter of Trump,” Sonnen told FOX Sports. “When people talk about him, I hear...

Jan 28, 2016 12:17 pm

On This Day: Chael Sonnen delivers one of the greatest post-fight speeches ever

On this day 4 years ago Chael Sonnen fought Michael Bisping in Chicago Illinois in the co-main event of ‘UFC on FOX: Evans vs. Davis’. With the win over Bisping, Sonnen earned himself a rematch with Anderson Silva after nearly ending the reign of ‘The Spider’ at UFC 117 in 2010. Following the win over...

Jan 28, 2016 8:57 am

Chael Sonnen to compete on ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’

Chael Sonnen’s ventures outside of the world of MMA continue! It was announced recently via Sherdog that Chael Sonnen has officially been cast as a competitor on the upcoming 8th season of NBC’s ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’. The season will be hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger, and will see Sonnen in addition to another 15 celebrities competing...

Jan 24, 2016 10:46 am

VIDEO: Chael Sonnen & Dominick Cruz Expose Some New Snakeish Behavior From Dillashaw

ESPN analyst and retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen interviews champ Dominick Cruz as he gives us the run down on TJ Dillashaw,  who some analyst feel should never of left TAM. The fight some feel that needs to come first before a rematch between Dillashaw and Cruz is a rubber/grudge – match between Faber  and...

Jan 19, 2016 7:37 am

BUSTED: Chael Sonnen Thinks He’s Off Air, Clowns Travis Browne Video

Is the mic on?  Yes Chael Sonnen the mic is on. We all have our own thoughts and ideas on fighters and their potential in the fight game, we just don’t have a live mic in our face when we talk about it. Check out this hilarious short video of Sonnen, ESPN analyst and former...

Dec 30, 2015 8:56 am

New Audio Interview: Chael Sonnen on Nick Diaz – Conor Mcgregor vs Nate Diaz

Just because Stockton CA native Nick Diaz hasn’t been highly active on the UFC fight cards the last four years, don’t fool yourself Diaz is battle-tested and fan approved.   Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) fought Anderson Silva almost a year ago with the fight being  overturned after Silva tested positive for drostanolone and androsterone, while Diaz tested...

Dec 22, 2015 8:25 am

Chael Sonnen says Edgar deserves title fight

When Frankie Edgar defeated Chad Mendes via KO in the main event of the TUF 22 Finale, UFC President Dana White stated that no one could deny Edgar any longer, and that he would be next in line for a title shot at featherweight. The following night Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in 13...

Dec 12, 2015 12:58 pm

Chael Sonnen Toe to Toe with Frank Trigg

Ahead of UFC 194 tonight, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen believes that Conor McGregor is actually preparing mentally for a loss, rather than a win over Jose Aldo. He spoke with UFC Hall of Fame member Frank Trigg to discuss the main event that has everyone talking.