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Chael Sonnen reacts after Amanda Nunes splits with ATT: “This is a peculiar situation which leads me to believe that this is personal”

Like many of us, Chael Sonnen was surprised to learn that Amanda Nunes made the decision to cut ties with her longtime gym, ATT. On Monday it was announced that …read more

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Chael Sonnen credits Jorge Masvidal for accepting 'career-ending fight' with Colby Covington

Chael Sonnen says Jorge Masvidal deserves props for taking a fight with Colby Covington.
Former best friends turned enemies will finally settle their rivalry at UFC 272 on March 5 in …read more

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Chael Sonnen lauds Jorge Masvidal for accepting potential career-ending fight with Colby Covington

Chael Sonnen has applauded Jorge Masvidal for living up to his BMF reputation by accepting a potential career-ending fight with Colby Covington. Last Tuesday it was announced that the former …read more

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Chael Sonnen explains how Tommy Fury can lure Jake Paul into accepting a fight

Chael Sonnen, mixed martial arts analyst, and retired UFC star has weighed in on how Tommy Fury can lure Jake Paul into accepting a fight. Paul (5-0 MMA) and Fury …read more

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Urijah Faber reveals the hilarious text message he received from Chael Sonnen following a title fight loss

UFC veteran Urijah Faber has revealed a classic interaction he had once with all-time great trash-talker Chael Sonnen. Over the years we’ve seen Urijah Faber called a lot of things …read more

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Sonnen Shares How Tommy Fury Can “Earn” Fight Against Jake Paul

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen thinks he has the recipe for Tommy Fury to get his long-awaited fight with Jake Paul in the boxing ring.

Fury was supposed to face Paul …read more

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Chael Sonnen scolds Tyson Fury for “silly” challenge to Francis Ngannou: “Where is the pride within your sport?”

Chael Sonnen was not impressed with the “silliness” displayed by combat sports heavyweights Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou. Fury, the reigning WBC and The Ring magazine heavyweight champion, took to …read more

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Chael Sonnen claps back at ‘stupid’ Paddy Pimblett

Chael Sonnen has not taken kindly to UFC lightweight Paddy Pimblett accusing him of ‘clickbait.’ The Brit was strongly rumoured to be fighting Donald Cerrone but ‘the Baddy’ appeared on …read more

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McGregor a ‘very problematic’ matchup for Oliveira says Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen speaks to fans and reporters at a UFC press conference on May 23, 2014 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Josh …read more

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Chael Sonnen explains why Conor McGregor is “very problematic” for current UFC champion Charles Oliveira

Chael Sonnen believes Conor McGregor is “very problematic” for Charles Oliveira and shared his thoughts on a McGregor-Oliveira matchup: “If there’s anybody that Conor is likely to beat to become …read more

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Jon Anik discusses his hunt for ‘perfect show,’ explains what makes Chael Sonnen a ‘special’ broadcaster

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Throughout his nearly decade-long UFC career, Jon Anik has worked with a lot …read more

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Chael Sonnen urges UFC fans against giving Cody Garbrandt a hard time: “He’s desperately trying to recapture something”

Chael Sonnen is requesting that fight fans get behind former UFC champion Cody Garbrandt instead of giving him a hard time. Garbrandt (12-5 MMA) made his flyweight debut last month …read more

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Coker: Machida to finish career ‘on his own terms’

Lyoto Machida after his win over Chael Sonnen at Bellator 222. | Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida is on a three-fight …read more

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Chael Sonnen advises fighters to “take less money” for the right platform: “I’ve never loved the idea of a fighter being a whore”

Chael Sonnen has shared some advice for his fellow fighters explaining how taking less money for the right platform can prove lucrative. The former UFC title challenger, Sonnen (31-17-1 MMA), …read more

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Sonnen: Ngannou/Gane Is The Most Compelling Heavyweight Fight Ever

Former two-division UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has described the upcoming unification showdown between Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane as the “biggest” and most “compelling” heavyweight fight of all time.

The …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes the UFC might put Justin Gaethje “on hold” for Charles Oliveira to have his ‘red panty night’ with Conor McGregor

Chael Sonnen believes the UFC could put Justin Gaethje “on hold” for Charles Oliveira to have his ‘red panty night’ with Conor McGregor. After Oliveira (32-8 MMA) successfully defended his …read more

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Chael Sonnen shares theory on why Jake Paul continues to callout contractually obligated UFC fighters

Chael Sonnen has a theory as to why Jake Paul continues to callout contractually obligated UFC fighters. Paul extended his perfect professional boxing record to 5-0 earlier this month by …read more

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Anthony Smith Questions Allegations Made Against Chael Sonnen

UFC light heavyweight, Anthony Smith doesn’t buy the recent allegations made against Chael Sonnen.

Recently, Sonnen was hit with five battery citations after allegedly being a part of a hotel brawl …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes Charles Oliveira’s tendency to “get hit a lot” will prove costly against Justin Gaethje

Chael Sonnen believes Charles Oliveira’s tendency to get hit often could cost him in a fight against Justin Gaethje. While it would appear as if Charles Oliveira is leaning towards …read more

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Dan Hooker fires back at Jon Jones: “I was triggered by your disingenuous attempt to bring attention to Chael’s situation”

UFC featherweight newcomer Dan Hooker continues to take shots at Jon Jones as their social media rivalry over Chael Sonnen goes on. Over the course of the last few months …read more

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Chael Sonnen recounts the night Jon Jones mooned his mother: “Jon’s a pretty funny guy”

Chael Sonnen and Jon Jones have a long and storied history dating back to their light heavyweight title fight in 2013. Sonnen (31-17-1 MMA) and Jones (26-1 MMA) collided in …read more

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Posted on December 25, 2021, 7:16 am By
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Chael Sonnen recalls the night his mother was mooned by Jon Jones

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Chael Sonnen and Jon Jones have a complicated relationship, to put it mildly.
Take, for example, a …read more

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Posted on December 24, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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Dan Hooker takes a dig at Jon Jones in wake of Chael Sonnen’s battery citations

Dan Hooker has taken a shot at Jon Jones in the wake of Chael Sonnen’s recent battery citations. On Sunday, it was revealed that ‘The American Gangster’ had been slapped …read more

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Dan Hooker Throws Shade At Jon Jones In Defense Of Chael Sonnen

Dan Hooker has thrown a bit of shade in the direction of Jon Jones after the former light heavyweight king’s comments on Chael Sonnen’s recent brush with the law.

When Jon …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Brendan Schaub provides details about Chael Sonnen’s Las Vegas hotel beatdown spree

MMA legend Chael Sonnen was given five separate battery citations on Dec. 19 after he was involved in an alleged brawl at a luxury Las Vegas hotel.

“The American Gangster” wasn’t arrested, but …read more

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Brendan Schaub defends Chael Sonnen following battery citations: “This is not a case of Chael hitting his wife like Jon (Jones) did”

Brendan Schaub has come to the defense of Chael Sonnen, this after ‘The American Gangster’ was slapped with five battery citations in Las Vegas. Sonnen was detained & charged by …read more

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Brendan Schaub Alleges Chael Sonnen Protected Wife In Vegas Incident

Podcaster and former UFC fighter Brendan Schaub claims Chael Sonnen’s recent Las Vegas incident stemmed from his wife being harassed.

Sonnen was detained by Las Vegas Police over the weekend and …read more

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Sonnen allegedly had ‘five separate victims’ in fight

Chael Sonnen poses for a photo at UFC 170 in 2014. | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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Posted on December 21, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen allegedly battered five separate victims in hotel brawl in Las Vegas

More information on Chael Sonnen’s recent battery citations has been revealed. On Sunday, it was revealed Sonnen was hit with five battery citations after allegedly being a part of a …read more

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Sonnen Tagged With Five Battery Charges

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According to a “Sin City” police report, retired UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen treated guests of the Luxor Hotel and …read more

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Posted on December 20, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen reportedly detained for battery in Las Vegas; Jon Jones gloats

A video shows Chael Sonnen in handcuffs being escorted by police officers | TMZ.com

Chael Sonnen was reportedly detained in Las Vegas on battery charges …read more

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Chael Sonnen given 5 battery citations for an alleged Las Vegas hotel brawl, Jon Jones reacts

MMA legend Chael Sonnen was given five separate battery citations on Saturday, December 19, 2020, after he was involved with an alleged brawl at a luxury Las Vegas hotel.

TMZ …read more

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Chael Sonnen Detained For Battery In Las Vegas, Jon Jones Reacts

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen was detained for battery after an alleged hotel brawl in Las Vegas.

TMZ Sports was among the first to report the news.

Sonnen was given five …read more

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Posted on December 19, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Jon Jones reacts after longtime rival Chael Sonnen gets detained with multiple citations for battery

Jon Jones has reacted after his longtime nemesis Chael Sonnen was detained with multiple citations for battery. Jones and Sonnen have a storied rivalry dating back to their light heavyweight …read more

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Posted on December 19, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen cited for battery following alleged hotel brawl in Las Vegas

Chael Sonnen has been hit with five battery citiations after allegedly being a part of a hotel brawl in Las Vegas. TMZ Sports was first to share the news as …read more

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Smith Hosts World MMA Awards?!?

The 13th Annual “Fighters Only” World MMA Awards were held earlier this month in Las Vegas, hosted by former UFC middleweight title contender Chael Sonnen, with such prestigious honors like …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen claims Amanda Nunes ‘quit’ against Julianna Pena at UFC 269, says loss was ‘100 percent mental’

Chael Sonnen believes Amanda Nunes quit against Julianna Pena at UFC 269. In the lead-up to UFC 269, Sonnen was one of the few analysts that were picking Pena to …read more

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Sonnen: Amanda Nunes “Quit” During “Mental Beating” At UFC 269

Former two-division UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen believes Amanda Nunes’ shocking defeat to Julianna Peña was a “mental beating,” not a physical one.

In one of the biggest upsets in UFC …read more

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Chael Sonnen says Amanda Nunes quit vs. Julianna Peña, calls UFC 269 loss '100 percent mental beating'

Chael Sonnen isn’t calling Amanda Nunes a quitter per se, but he thinks she mentally checked out during her fight with Julianna Pena.
Nunes (21-5 MMA, 14-2 UFC) shockingly lost her …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes Conor McGregor’s title aspirations are doomed if Dustin Poirier wins at UFC 269

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen believes Conor McGregor’s title aspirations will be doomed if Dustin Poirier wins at UFC 269. Poirier (28-6 MMA) is set to challenge reigning UFC …read more

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Chael Sonnen on Conor McGregor’s new 190lbs frame: “How did you get this big? Why? The answer to me seems redundantly obvious.”

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen shared his thoughts on Conor McGregor’s new 190lbs frame during his latest YouTube video. McGregor (22-6 MMA) recently took to social media where he …read more

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Kevin Holland Calls Out Nick Diaz On The Heels Of Chael Sonnen’s Report

Kevin Holland is ready to answer Chael Sonnen’s call and fight Nick Diaz.

Sonnen recently spoke in a video on his YouTube channel, saying that he had heard rumors that the …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen explains why Julianna Pena is the “single greatest threat” to Amanda Nunes

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen believes Julianna Pena has what it takes to pull off an upset and dethrone Amanda Nunes. Pena (11-4 MMA) and Nunes (21-4 MMA) are …read more

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Chael Sonnen: Jake Paul Just Made The ‘Biggest Mistake’ Of His Career

Jake Paul, who already beat Tyron Woodley four months ago, will be rematching him on just 12 days’ notice, which Chael Sonnen says was not a smart decision.

Paul was supposed …read more

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Chael Sonnen explains why Jake Paul made the ‘biggest mistake’ of his career by rematching Tyron Woodley

Chael Sonnen believes Jake Paul rematching Tyron Woodley is a big mistake for him. Paul was supposed to headline a Showtime pay-per-view boxing card on December 18 against Tommy Fury. …read more

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Chael Sonnen to host 13th annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards; CEO details logistical challenges

The 13th annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards take place Friday in Las Vegas, and after an intermission on a live ceremony because of COVID-19, the in-person festivities will return.
Chael …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen Thinks Brock Lesnar Won Because Of Size, Not Skill

Former UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen thinks Brock Lesnar, like his old rival Anderson Silva, absolutely sucks.

Sonnen has never been one to hold back his thoughts on MMA fighters and …read more

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Jon Jones Directs Remixed Bible Quote At His Detractors

Jon Jones has engaged in many Twitter feuds over the years: Chael Sonnen, Daniel Cormier, Israel Adesanya, etc., but he has also never shied away from firing back at his …read more

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Chael Sonnen claims the UFC is targeting a Nick Diaz vs Kevin Holland matchup for 2022

Chael Sonnen has claimed that the UFC wants to book Nick Diaz vs Kevin Holland at welterweight next year. It’s been an interesting year for both Nick Diaz and Kevin …read more

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Usman Co-Signs Sonnen’s “Rich Little Weirdo” McGregor Description

UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman has concurred with Chael Sonnen’s assessment of former two-division champ Conor McGregor.

McGregor has long engaged with other fighters and pundits on social media, but since …read more

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