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Bellator 192 betting odds: Rampage favored over Sonnen, MacDonald favored over Lima

Check out the betting odds for tonight’s Bellator 192 event, as Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is favored over Chael Sonnen, and Rory MacDonald is favored to win the welterweight belt from …read more

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Quinton Jackson Follows ‘Strict Diet’ Despite Being a Heavyweight

Quinton Jackson appears to be taking the Bellator heavyweight tournament seriously. “Rampage” will meet Chael Sonnen in an opening round bout for the tourney. It’ll take place tonight (Jan. 20) …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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'Bellator 192 Countdown,' No. 3: 'Good things do happen to bad people'

Bellator MMA’s heavyweight grand prix kicks off tonight, and the promotion is rolling out a special three-part series previewing the opening-round matchup between Quinton Jackson and Chael Sonnen.
“Rampage” (37-12 MMA, …read more

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Rampage’s biggest sacrifice leading up to Bellator 192? Cutting out ketchup

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is more motivated than ever to beat Chael Sonnen at Bellator 192 on Saturday — so much so that he cut out a condiment he’s loved ever …read more

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Bellator 192 Countdown, Episode 3: ‘I’m gonna hurt Chael’s feelings’

In the third and final part of a three-part series leading up to Bellator 192 on Saturday, Chael Sonnen and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson deal with the trials and tribulations of …read more

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Bellator 192: Pros predict Rampage Jackson vs. Chael Sonnen, Douglas Lima vs. Rory MacDonald

LOS ANGELES — Joey Davis might be a bit biased. He and his family have known Quinton Jackson for decades at this point. So Davis, one of Bellator’s top prospects, …read more

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Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix fighters predict Rampage Jackson vs. Chael Sonnen

LOS ANGELES — The other fighters in the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix tournament tried their hands at predicting the first-round matchup between Rampage Jackson and Chael Sonnen, which takes …read more

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Rampage Jackson vs Chael Sonnen staredown video from Bellator 192 weigh ins

Bellator MMA is less than 24 hours away from its Bellator 192: “Rampage vs. Sonnen” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Paramount Network (formerly Spike) and CMT, locked and loaded …read more

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Video: Watch the first Bellator heavyweight grand prix face-offs

LOS ANGELES – The Bellator MMA World Grand Prix 2018 gets underway Saturday night, with Quinton Jackson taking on Chael Sonnen in an opening-round bout at Bellator 192.
“Rampage” and Sonnen …read more

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Chael Sonnen says his ‘ego is more attached’ to Bellator 192 now that he’s the headliner

From a fighting point of view, Chael Sonnen said he doesn’t really care if he’s the last fight on the card or somewhere on the prelims. But “The American Gangster” …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Bellator 192 Weigh-in Results: ‘Rampage’ Jackson-Chael Sonnen Quarterfinal Gets Go-Ahead

Quinton Jackson and Chael Sonnen may be well past their primes, but they still flex enough promotional muscle to warrant top billing in Bellator MMA. …read more

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Yves Edwards, Scott Coker clash at Bellator presser; Chael Sonnen saves day

When it comes to conflict management, no one is ever going to mistake Scott Coker for Dana White, but the usually mild-mannered Bellator President got a little irritated at today’s …read more

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Quinton Jackson Focused on Bellator Title, Not Being Entertaining

Quinton Jackson has prided himself on being entertaining, but he’s putting that to the side for now. Jackson will meet Chael Sonnen in the opening round of Bellator’s heavyweight tournament. …read more

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'Rampage' Jackson, Chael Sonnen play it loose, compare heights at Bellator 192 face-offs

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Bellator is ready to kick off its 2018 calendar year with a title fight, plus the start of its big heavyweight grand prix.
Bellator 192 takes place Saturday …read more

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5 reasons to watch Bellator 192, where the road to a heavyweight champion begins

Bellator aims to make an impression with its first card of 2018.
In the main event of Saturday’s Bellator 192, Chael Sonnen and Quinton Jackson face off in the first bout …read more

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Bellator 192 fighters react to promotion changing main event to Rampage Jackson vs. Chael Sonnen

LOS ANGELES — Shane Kruchten was in the hot tub at the Bellator 192 fighter hotel Tuesday night, making progress on his weight cut. In there with him was Douglas …read more

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Chuck Liddell got in Chael Sonnen’s face over all that smack talk

Things between the two fighters got heated, all with Chael Sonnen’s mother in the middle. Chael Sonnen is no stranger to surprise altercations. Wanderlei Silva called him out for his …read more

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Chael Sonnen describes backstage altercation with Chuck Liddell at 'Rich Eisen Show'

LOS ANGELES – Either a booker messed up, or someone wanted to see sparks fly.
Either way, Chael Sonnen (29-15-1 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) found himself in a shouting match with Chuck …read more

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‘Rampage’ Jackson’s top improvement for Chael Sonnen fight: ‘I cut out ketchup’

LOS ANGELES — Quinton Jackson will be basically clean this weekend. Of ketchup, that is.
“Rampage” said Wednesday at Bellator 192 media day that the top thing he has improved upon …read more

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Rory MacDonald isn't dwelling on Bellator 192 main-event snub: 'I feel like a champion already'

LOS ANGELES – When it was announced last week that Chael Sonnen vs. Quinton Jackson would be the Bellator 192 main event, Rory MacDonald admits he was taken aback.
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Bellator 192’s Georgi Karakhanyan ready for war with Henry Corrales, tired of Chael Sonnen’s ‘old’ mouth

Bellator 192: “Lima vs. MacDonald” comes to The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., this Saturday night (Jan. 20, 2018), featuring a Welterweight title defense for Douglas Lima, who will collide with …read more

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Chael Sonnen says he and Chuck Liddell got into backstage altercation during Bellator 192 media tour

Chuck Liddell may be content in retirement for the time being, but that hasn’t stopped the bad blood between he and Chael Sonnen from escalating.
Sonnen revealed Wednesday at Bellator 192 …read more

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Bellator 192 main-event breakdown: Expect a grimy decision – but for Chael Sonnen or Quinton Jackson?

MMAjunkie Radio cohost and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of all of Bellator’s top bouts, and today, we look at Bellator 192’s main event.
Bellator 192 takes place …read more

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Bellator 192’s Joey Davis - former undefeated wrestling champ - is the best MMA up-and-comer ... period

Bellator 192 comes to The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Jan. 20, 2018, featuring Chael Sonnen vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson — who will kick off the promotion’s Heavyweight Grand Prix …read more

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Wanderlei Silva hints at rematch with a fellow MMA legend

Back in June of 2017, PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva came up short in his long-awaited Bellator debut, losing a decision to his nemesis Chael Sonnen. Since then, Silva fans have …read more

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Who will win Bellator's Heavyweight World Grand Prix?

Bellator’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix kicks off Saturday when Chael Sonnen faces Rampage Jackson in Los Angeles. Which fighter will come out on top when the tournament is completed? Our …read more

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Watch Rampage Jackson KO Joey Beltran in Bellator MMA Debut (Full Fight)

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Look back at Bellator 108 Rampage Jackson vs. Joey Beltran. And don’t miss Rampage Jackson vs. Chael Sonnen at Bellator 192 as they kick off the Heavyweight …read more

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Countdown to Bellator 192: Rampage Jackson vs. Chael Sonnen (Episode 2)


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Go inside the camps of Rampage Jackson and Chael Sonnen as they make their final preparations for their Heavyweight World Grand Prix showdown at Bellator 192.
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Chael Sonnen vs. Rampage Jackson promoted to Bellator 192 main event

Rory MacDonald vs. Douglas Lima no longer has top billing on next week’s Bellator 192 card. Just a week away from Bellator 192 in Inglewood, California, Douglas Lima vs. Rory …read more

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Bellator 192 Countdown, Episode 2: ‘Training? It’s just Rampage’

In the second of a three-part series leading up to Bellator 192 on Jan. 20, Chael Sonnen drops some rhymes and enjoys some family time, while Quinton “Rampage” Jackson gets …read more

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Bellator 192 Countdown, No. 2: 'Rampage' gets serious; Sonnen gets poetic (again)

Bellator MMA’s heavyweight grand prix kicks off later this month, and the promotion is rolling out a special three-part series previewing the opening-round matchup between Quinton Jackson and Chael Sonnen.
“Rampage” …read more

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Chael Sonnen looking forward to defending Bellator heavyweight title with Grand Prix win

There’s no going out on top for “The Bad Guy”.
Chael Sonnen is one of eight men taking part in Bellator’s upcoming Heavyweight Grand Prix that will crown its first champion …read more

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Chael Sonnen won't retire with Bellator tournament win, will leave MMA 'face down and embarrassed'

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, NewsChael Sonnen is confident winning the Bellator heavyweight grand prix tournament would represent the most significant achievement of his storied career. However, even if that happens, …read more

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‘Big’ John McCarthy joins Bellator 192 broadcast team, Chael Sonnen signs extension

Bellator 192: “Lima vs. MacDonald” goes down at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Jan. 20, 2018, featuring a main event between Welterweight champion Douglas Lima against Rory “The Red …read more

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VIDEO | Rampage Jackson and Chael Sonnen Agree to High Stakes Bet for Their Fight

The wait is finally over. Bellator is going to kick off their big heavyweight grand prix before this month ends and Chael Sonnen will face off with Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. …read more

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VIDEO | Ahead of Cormier vs. Oezdemir, Chael Sonnen wonders about “the elephant in the room”

On January 20, in the co-main event of UFC 220, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will put his strap on the line opposite surging Swiss knockout artist Volkan Oezdemir. …read more

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Chael Sonnen on Quinton Jackson: ‘His Power Worries me’

Chael Sonnen is gearing up for a showdown against Quinton Jackson and he doesn’t want to take any chances. Sonnen and Jackson will clash in the opening round of Bellator’s …read more

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Sonnen: Rampage’s power worries me, I have to stay on top of him for 15 minutes to win

Chael Sonnen shares his thoughts on his upcoming fight against Quinton Rampage Jackson For the entirety of his lengthy career, Chael Sonnen has never been knocked out in a fight. …read more

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After being knocked down by Wanderlei Silva, Chael Sonnen details game plan for Rampage

After being knocked down by Wanderlei Silva, Chael Sonnen details game plan for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.
Former three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will return to the cage on January 20 …read more

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Chael Sonnen: To beat ‘Rampage’ Jackson, ‘I have to stay on top of him for 15 minutes’

LOS ANGELES — Chael Sonnen has not been known for taking a beating on the feet over his 20 years as an MMA fighter. Sonnen has never really been knocked …read more

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Chael Sonnen, Rampage Jackson Featured on ‘Bellator 192: Countdown’

Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix opponents Chael Sonnen and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson are featured on the first of three Countdown to Bellator 192 video blogs. Jackson and Sonnen square off in …read more

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Posted on January 6, 2018, 12:17 pm By
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Bellator 192 Countdown, Episode 1: ‘I’ll give you $10,000 for every takedown’

In the first of a three-part series leading up to Bellator 192 on Jan. 20, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Chael Sonnen do the media rounds while eating as much as …read more

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Posted on January 5, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen doesn’t believe Dana White is protecting Conor McGregor: How does that help business?

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has yet to defend his title. Given that he won that title all the way back in November of 2016, that’s really starting to bug …read more

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Rampage: I will be surprised if Chael Sonnen can take me down in this fight

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson isn’t liking the idea of fighting another wrestler like Chael Sonnen, but he says he will be ready, nonetheless. Quinton Jackson’s first assignment for 2018 will …read more

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Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson says Chael Sonnen can’t take him down

LOS ANGELES — Before his first-round Bellator Grand Prix matchup with Chael Sonnen was even officially announced, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson wasn’t happy with the idea. He went on The MMA …read more

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Chael Sonnen explains why Khabib Nurmagomedov would have “room for alarm” against Conor McGregor

After watching Khabib Nurmagomedov eat Edson Barboza alive last night, many fight fans now believe the Russian is a nightmare matchup for Conor McGregor. While MMA analyst and current Bellator …read more

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Chael Sonnen: Chuck Liddell ‘snorted all his money away’

The middleweight turned heavyweight tournament fighter took a couple of digs at Liddell during a Bellator media event. Chuck Liddell’s much rumored comeback is dead.
That’s according to Chael Sonnen, who …read more

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Chael Sonnen: Chuck Liddell fight now a ‘dead issue’ and ‘that bummed me out’

Chael Sonnen was looking forward to the would-be fight against UFC Hall-of-Famer Chuck Liddell. In August, talks about a potential fight between Chuck Liddell and Chael Sonnen began to …read more

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Bellator 192: Rampage Jackson vs. Chael Sonnen Hype Video

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The first bout of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix takes place at Bellator 192 on Jan. 20 when for UFC champion Rampage Jackson takes on Chael Sonnen in …read more

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Chael Sonnen Has Given up Hope of a Chuck Liddell Comeback: ‘He’s Gone’

Having tried his best to entice UFC Hall of Famer Liddell back into the cage, Chael Sonnen has admitted that it is a lost cause “The Iceman” provided fans with …read more

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Chael Sonnen ‘bummed’ potential Chuck Liddell fight is now ‘dead issue’

LOS ANGELES — All that talk of a potential fight between Chuck Liddell and Chael Sonnen? Talk is all it will remain for now, according to Sonnen.
“The American Gangster” said …read more

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Bellator 192: Chael Sonnen, Rampage Jackson Highlights

As they prepare for battle against one another, check out highlights from past fights featuring Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Chael Sonnen. The two square off in the first of four …read more

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VIDEO | Rampage Jackson and Chael Sonnen square off for Bellator 192

Rampage Jackson and Chael Sonnen will square off at Bellator 192 on January 20 in the first-round of the promotions heavyweight world grand prix.
The former UFC light heavyweight champion, Quinton …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2017, 9:46 pm By
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Check out 'Rampage' Jackson and Chael Sonnen highlights ahead of Bellator 192

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, VideosBellator’s heavyweight grand prix gets underway a month from now in Southern California when a former champ and former title challenger meet in the opening …read more

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VIDEO | First Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Promo

Bellator’s Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament is nearing closer. Kicking things off will be Chael Sonnen, who makes his Heavyweight division debut by taking on former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Quinton …read more

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Rampage Jackson ‘Enjoying Training’ Ahead of Bellator Heavyweight GP

Former UFC champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has made it known that training is not something he likes to do. But ahead of his January bout with Chael Sonnen that will …read more

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Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix odds: Matt Mitrione jumps out as early favorite

The Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix gets underway at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Jan. 20, 2018 with a Chael Sonnen vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson match at Bellator 192. It’s …read more

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Who is the Favorite and Who is the Dog in the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix?

The first bout of the 2018 Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix takes place at Bellator 192 on Jan. 20 in Los Angeles when Chael Sonnen meets former UFC light heavyweight champion …read more

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VIDEO | Chael Sonnen and Rampage Jackson Place Crazy Bet on Their Fight

Two former UFC stars, Chael Sonnen and Rampage Jackson are now with Bellator and booked to compete against one another at Bellator 192 on January 20. This fight will be …read more

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Quinton Jackson: I’d be Surprised if Chael Sonnen Can Take me Down

Quinton Jackson isn’t counting on being taken down by Chael Sonnen. On Jan. 20, Jackson and Sonnen will do battle in the opening round of Bellator’s heavyweight tournament. The action …read more

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'Rampage' Jackson vows Chael Sonnen will pay in Bellator grand prix if he tries to wrestle

Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, VideosLOS ANGELES – Even before the Bellator MMA World Grand Prix bracket was released, Quinton Jackson wasn’t happy about the prospect of fighting Chael Sonnen.
And …read more

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Chael Sonnen takes old-school, 'Tank' Abbott-like mentality into Bellator grand prix

Filed under: Bellator, News, VideosLOS ANGELES – Chael Sonnen has talked a big game about fighting heavyweights. He’s just never fought one.
That’s about to change when Sonnen enters the Bellator …read more

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Chael Sonnen on UFC 220 going up against Bellator 192: ‘I want to beat those guys’

LOS ANGELES — Most fighters would be concerned with their fight and their fight alone, and let the other chips fall where they may. But not Chael Sonnen. “The American …read more

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Chael Sonnen Bummed Out Chuck Liddell Fight Won’t Happen (Video)

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Chael Sonnen had several reasons to believe Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell was making his way back to the cage, so he took direct aim at the UFC Hall of Famer.
After …read more

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Chael Sonnen vs. Rampage Jackson First Bellator 192 Face-Off Video

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Following a media luncheon with reporters in Los Angeles, Chael Sonnen and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson went face to face for the first time ahead of their …read more

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Chael Sonnen plays mediator, gets slapped in scuffle between Jake Shields, A.J. Agazarm

Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, VideosChael Sonnen has many roles in the combat sports world. On Sunday night, he was promoter and emcee … and event security.
At Sonnen’s …read more

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Chael Sonnen tells ‘crybabies’ to ‘thank’ Colby Covington for being himself

Whether the mixed martial arts (MMA) world likes it or not, it has been force-fed a heavy dose of Colby Covington.
The rising UFC welterweight contender has resembled a one-man …read more

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People Can Learn From Colby Covington, says Chael Sonnen

The “American Gangster” believes that Covington’s lack of need to be liked as a fighter is a refreshing quality in comparison to others who ‘can’t stand to be booed’ …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Chael Sonnen believes we all owe Colby Covington a “thank you”

Do not count Chael Sonnen among Colby Covington’s haters. No, “The Bad Guy” has actually become a big fan of his fellow Oregonian, and thinks that other fighters should be …read more

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Chael Sonnen Says Conor McGregor Needs Punishing Following ‘Scum Bag Move’

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen believes that Conor McGregor deserves to be punished for his Bellator 187 behavior The “American Gangster” was not impressed by the incident and …read more

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