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Oct 3, 2014 3:57 pm

Chael Sonnen: The Desire Is Still There, So Is My UFC Contract’

  “The desire was still there. I love to compete. Even now I look forward to competing and it’s a lot of fun. I don’t know if it’s something that ever goes away. I’ll tell you something that does go away, is the desire to train. It’s really, really hard and it’s depressing. There were...

Sep 5, 2014 12:30 pm

Chael Sonnen On The Evolution Of His Gangster

“I got hit with a PED charge and a criminal charge in the same month. The whole ‘silly me’ defense is a pretty good one. When you go, ‘Listen, I didn’t know. I didn’t know the rules.’ That works. That’s a good, solid defense. One time. I needed it twice in the same month. So...

Sep 5, 2014 10:18 am

Chael Sonnen Awarded BJJ Purple Belt

The new “Face of Jiu Jitsu”, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen just received his first belt promotion. Check it: The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8y pic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014

Aug 21, 2014 10:38 am

Chael Sonnen Completes The Ice Bucket Challenge – WOW!

ALS just got a Gangster wet …@LukeBarnatt @IAmJericho @heylandsberg @TGILaura @THEmikeinindy @steveaustinBSR http://t.co/i1pwGwWhI6 — chael sonnen (@sonnench) August 21, 2014 The Oregon Gangster, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen has completed the ALS ice bucket challenge, and he might have taken the cake. You’re going to have to follow the link in his tweet to get to...

Aug 13, 2014 5:00 am

QUICK TWITT | Chael Sonnen: ‘I Remain undefeated’

Following a 14-minute grappling exchange in the Metamoris 4 main event last weekend, former UFC mouthpiece Chael P. Sonnen had just one quick comment to make. I remain undefeated — chael sonnen (@sonnench) August 10, 2014 Of course, ‘The Oregon Gangster’ ended up losing his pro-grappling debut via submission to Andre Galvao, but I guess...

Aug 10, 2014 1:01 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Chael Sonnen’s Submission Loss At Metamoris 4

In last night’s Metamoris 4 main event, Chael Sonnen took on Andre Galvao in a ‘submission only’ rules match. (Replay HERE) He lost, and the MMA world reacted. Check it: Eternal learning curve. @MetamorisPro #Metamoris4 #bjj — Coach (@CMPunk) August 10, 2014 Looking foreword to the Sonnen match more than ever… You'll never see a...

Aug 9, 2014 8:45 pm

REPLAY! – Chael Sonnen Gets Submitted In Main By Galvao – Metamoris 4 Results

In tonight’s Metamoris 4 main event, embattled MMA fighter Chael Sonnen took on the world’s best grappler in Andre Galvao. In the end Sonnen submitted midway through the second-half of the bout. The replay is above. Enjoy! For those wishing to stream tonight’s event, Metamoris 4 is available for viewing for $30.00 at Metamoris.com.

Aug 7, 2014 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen To Compete In Metamoris Despite NSAC Threats – Says Gangsters Always Back It Up

Chalk on up for ‘The Bad Guys’. Chael Sonnen will compete at this weekend’s Metamoris event, despite being threatened not to by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Chael Sonnen is currently serving a two-year ban from combat sports, however Grappling doesn’t fall under the commissions jurisdiction.   Sonnen himself took to twitter with an update: When a...

Aug 6, 2014 3:17 pm

POLL | Who’s More “Gangster” – Chael Sonnen, Jon Jones, Or The Diaz Brothers?

With all the recent events, MMA’s most gangster(ish) fighters are running out of control. Chael Sonnen, the self-proclaimed “Oregon Gangster” has been popped for five different illegal drugs and suspended for two years. Jon Jones mugged Daniel Cormier inside the MGM Grand Lobby in front of hundreds of MMA fans. The Diaz brothers. Who’s more...

Jul 29, 2014 4:26 pm

Wanderlei Silva Believes Chael Sonnen Will Be Back

After an abrupt end to his UFC career, Chael Sonnen scheduled to fight Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 next month. After a hearing with the NSAC Sonnen was suspended for two years from MMA, leaving many fans to speculate whether or not he will fight in the UFC once his suspension is up. His opponent...

Jul 24, 2014 6:47 pm

REPLAY! NSAC Hearing: Chael Sonnen Suspension

Watch as former UFC standout Chael Sonnen appears in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday, July 23 to talk about his two failed drug tests. Sonnen was handed a 2-year suspension.

Jul 23, 2014 7:45 pm

UFC Fighters React To Chael Sonnen And Vitor Belfort NSAC Verdicts

  Two important things happened today in the State of Nevada. Vitor Belfort got his license to fight Chris Weidman, and Chael Sonnen received a two-year suspension and what amounts to a bunch of community service in the fight to stop PED use. As usual, the MMA world took to twitter with reactions. Check it:...

Jul 23, 2014 12:54 pm

Chael Sonnen Punishment Handed Down, Suspension And Move To NSAC Drug Advisor Part Of Deal

Today in Las Vegas, Chael P. Sonnen appeared in front of the Nevada State Athletic to answer to charges of two failed drug tests for five different performance enhancing and/or banned substances. While Sonnen offered absolutely zero defense, the commission and prosecution opted to engage in a lengthy hearing with expert testimony from physicians and...

Jul 22, 2014 8:16 am

Chael Sonnen’s NSAC Hearing To Be Aired On UFC Fight Pass

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen retired from MMA competition last month after it was revealed that he tested positive for multiple banned substances during his transition off of TRT. As a result he had a routine hearing with the NSAC and was suspended until the formal hearing, which takes place Wednesday at 10am PT....

Jul 14, 2014 6:06 pm

Metamoris 4 Countdown: Chael Sonnen vs. Andre Galvao

After his retirement from MMA, it was announced Chael Sonnen would headline Metamoris 4 against Andre Galvao. To get you ready for the event, check out this promotional video: “I told these guys a week ago, I said I have no belt in Jiu-Jitsu – within in a week I need to be a black...

Jul 14, 2014 3:23 pm

Chael Sonnen Must Testify Under Oath At NSAC Hearing

Chael Sonnen’s ongoing troubles with the NSAC continue. After an initial hearing, it was announced that Sonnen would have a hearing at a later date, where he could formally appeal his suspension. Today the Nevada Deputy Attorney General spoke to MMAJunkie.com about the situation via email. “Mr. Sonnen must personally appear and testify under oath...

Jul 11, 2014 10:19 am

Chris Lytle Replaces Chael Sonnen As UFC on FOX Analyst

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing the Octagon back to Atlantic City for a clash of top-10 ranked lightweights at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: CERRONE vs. MILLER live on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday, July 16 (9:00 PM ET), headlined by No. 6-ranked Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone against No. 7-ranked and New Jersey’s own Jim Miller. UFC...

Jul 7, 2014 9:22 am

Chael Sonnen “Laying Low” Post Retirement

UFC middleweight, and two time title challenger Chael Sonnen has apparently been “laying low” and enjoying his money according to UFC President Dana White, who spoke with Sonnen recently. Dana told media members about the conversation during the UFC 175 post fight press conference saying: “He apologized, and he’s going to live his life, and...

Jul 1, 2014 12:50 pm

Officials: Chael Sonnen will remain in Metamoris 4 headliner

To say Chael Sonnen has had a rough week would be an understatement. The self-proclaimed “American Gangstar” was released of his fighter/broadcaster duties with the UFC and FOX on Monday, this following a pair of failed drug tests that were administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) prior to Sonnen’s scheduled bout with Vitor Belfort, which would...

Jun 30, 2014 7:08 pm

UFC and FOX Release Chael Sonnen Following Second Drug Testing Failure

And just like that… Following a very public and recent drug testing failure, his second in just a few months, Chael Sonnen has been released by the UFC and his job as a FOX analyst. In a joint release the UFC and FOX stated the following: The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the...

Jun 29, 2014 11:51 am

UFC Releases Statement On Chael Sonnen’s Second Failed Drug Test

During UFC Fight Night 44, news broke that now retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen had failed a second drug test. This test was taken after the test he previously admitted to failing. Unlike last time, this test was positive for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO). During the post-fight press conference Dave...

Jun 27, 2014 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘Biting guys In Soccer A Very Weird Thing To Do’

“Lets start with what happened on the soccer field. To bite someone in the course of battle at least somehow makes some kind of sense. To walk up behind a guy and just bite into his shoulder is just a very weird thing to do.” “I’ve never experienced it in the Octagon, but I have...

Jun 26, 2014 2:52 pm

Galvao Expecting ‘Evolved’ Chael Sonnen In Metamoris 4 Headliner

“It won’t be easy… He has evolved and that’s natural. If you fight MMA, you should know jiu-jitsu. That’s a fact. That’s why he trains jiu-jitsu like every other MMA fighter. Evolution is a consequence of training, and he has evolved a lot. I will train and fight by the rules, going for the submission...

Jun 25, 2014 6:48 pm

Ralek Gracie: Metamoris Perfect Fit For Chael Sonnen

“I think Chael, given everything that was happening with the UFC, I thought it would be an interesting way for him to keep himself active and keep himself interested in something that brings him to his roots in a lot of ways. It really was kind of a perfect fit for him be able to...

Jun 24, 2014 2:45 pm

Ralek Gracie: Metamoris Is A ‘Perfect Fit’ For Chael Sonnen

Metamoris President Ralek Gracie spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about Chael Sonnen’s upcoming grappling match against Andre Galvo at Metamoris 4 in August which takes place in Los Angeles California. “I think Chael, given everything that was happening with the UFC, I thought it would be an interesting way for him to...

Jun 20, 2014 6:13 am

Chael Sonnen Rumored to Compete at Metamoris 4 in August

Just as many fight fans assumed, when self-proclaimed bad guy Chael Sonnen officially announced his retirement on UFC Tonight a little more than a week ago, it would not be the last we would see of him. Just a few days after the announcement of his retirement, rumors began to swirl that The American Gangster...