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Chael Sonnen credits Luke Rockhold for choosing to fight 'The Terminator' Paulo Costa in UFC return

Chael Sonnen says Luke Rockhold doesn’t get enough recognition for his willingness to fight anyone.
Rockhold (16-5 MMA, 6-4 UFC) returns from a more than three-year layoff to face former title …read more

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Chael Sonnen explains why Alex Pereira defeating Israel Adesanya for a third time would be a “disaster” for the UFC

Chael Sonnen is explaining why Alex Pereira defeating Israel Adesanya for a third time would be a ‘disaster’ for the UFC. It will be Israel Adesanya (23-1 MMA) vs Alex …read more

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Sonnen: Pereira Beating Adesanya Would Be A “Disaster” For UFC

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen believes that the promotion has a lot to lose in the UFC 281 main event between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira. After extending his middleweight …read more

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Couple Claims Sonnen Got ‘Celebrity Treatment’ After Alleged Assault

The couple who were allegedly attacked by Chael Sonnen have sued the former UFC star, as well as accused the Clark County District Attorney’s Office and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police …read more

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Posted on August 3, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen defends Jake Paul, claims boxers are “scared” to fight him

Chael Sonnen has defended Jake Paul after his fight against Hasim Rahman Jr. was canceled on Saturday. After Tommy Fury was forced out of the fight, Paul replaced him with …read more

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Sonnen Claims Rahman Jr. Has “Blown His Entire Career”

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen has provided a damning assessment of Hasim Rahman Jr.’s conduct and future following the cancelation of his bout against Jake Paul. This past weekend, Paul’s …read more

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Chael Sonnen says Amanda Nunes has to acknowledge Julianna Peña loss, points to Conor McGregor as example

Chael Sonnen thinks Amanda Nunes should follow Conor McGregor’s lead on how to handle an upset loss.
McGregor’s first octagon defeat came at the hands of Nate Diaz at UFC 196, …read more

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Chael Sonnen explains why Jack Hermansson’s post-fight apology at UFC London was potentially risky: “I did it once, I slid down the card”

Chael Sonnen is explaining why Jack Hermansson’s post fight apology at UFC London was potentially risky. UFC London saw Jack Hermansson (23-7 MMA) vs Chris Curtis (29-9 MMA) battle it …read more

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Chael Sonnen thinks Islam Makhachev could surprise Charles Oliveira on the feet

Islam Makhachev will take on Charles Oliveira for the vacant UFC lightweight championship in Abu Dhabi. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Sonnen Brands Fury’s Failed US Travel “Easy Fix” & Excuse Not To Fight

Former two-division UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen isn’t buying Tommy Fury’s reason for pulling out of his scheduled fight with Jake Paul. Last December, Fury was expected to represent the …read more

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Chael Sonnen says fans are making a “mistake” viewing Charles Oliveira as the UFC lightweight champion: “We all think Charles is the chief, and guys, we’re doing that to be nice”

MMA analyst Chael Sonnen has given his thoughts on fans viewing Charles Oliveira as the UFC lightweight champion. Back at UFC 274, Charles Oliveira was able to defeat Justin Gaethje …read more

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Sonnen: It’s A Mistake To See Oliveira As The Lightweight Champion

According to Chael Sonnen, the champion doesn’t have a name, including “Charles Oliveira.” At UFC 274 in May, Oliveira continued his incredible resurgence in the Octagon by adding an 11th …read more

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Chael Sonnen questions Jiri Prochazka’s call for a rematch with Glover Teixeira: “Why Do You Want To Fight A 42-Year-Old?”

Chael Sonnen is questioning Jiri Prochazka’s call for a rematch with Glover Teixeira. It was Jiri Prochazka (29-3 MMA) vs Glover Teixeira (33-8 MMA) this past June at UFC 275 …read more

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Chael Sonnen goes to bat for UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya: “We’re seeing greatness and we’re trying to beat him the only way we know how: verbally”

Chael Sonnen has a message for fighters and fans critical of UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. It was Israel Adesanya (23-1 MMA) who retained his title for a fifth time …read more

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Sonnen To Procházka: “Why Do You Want To Fight A 42-Year-Old?”

Former two-division UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has reacted to Jiří Procházka’s recent revelation surrounding his desired next opponent. After the dust settled on Procházka’s memorable championship crowning at UFC …read more

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Posted on July 13, 2022, 3:16 pm By
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Sonnen: You’re Stupid If You Thought Fury Would Box Paul

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen is far from surprised that YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul isn’t facing rival Tommy Fury on August 6. For the second time in eight months, Paul, whose …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2022, 1:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen believes Sean Strickland deserves a “pass” for knockout loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276

Chael Sonnen believes Sean Strickland deserves a pass for his knockout loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276. Strickland (25-4 MMA) and Pereira (5-1 MMA) collided in a perennial number …read more

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‘Diaz Has A Fight Coming Up’

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After over a year with no bout booked, Chael Sonnen says Nate Diaz has accepted a fight …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2022, 1:16 pm By
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Sonnen: Pratt told the truth, didn’t owe Adesanya an apology

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen speaks to fans and reporters at a UFC press conference in 2014. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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Sonnen Questions Poirier’s Anger In Chandler Altercation At UFC 276

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen has reacted to the heated altercation between lightweight contenders Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler at UFC 276. At this past weekend’s pay-per-view event, Las Vegas’ …read more

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Chael Sonnen reacts after Daniel Cormier admits to “towelgate” during his UFC Hall of Fame speech: “Cheated but did not have the courage to use a needle”

Chael Sonnen has given his thoughts on Daniel Cormier admitting to cheating the scale at UFC 210. ‘DC’ faced Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC 210 in April …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes Max Holloway’s comments about Conor McGregor may be to set up possible rematch: “I don’t think he is a fool”

Chael Sonnen believes Max Holloway might have underlying motives for discussing Conor McGregor. ‘Blessed’ is set to face Alexander Volkanovski this Saturday at UFC 276. Ahead of his return, Holloway …read more

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Sonnen Ponders Why Blaydes Struggles To Gain Support Of Fans & UFC

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has discussed why heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes has had difficulty “getting over” in the promotion.

There are few fighters who have split opinion in the …read more

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Chael Sonnen pleas with “Fight Gods” to have Tommy Fury pull out, and Jake Paul face Tyron Woodley: “I’d laugh and laugh”

Chael Sonnen wants to see Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley 3, mainly because he believes it would be funny. ‘The Problem Child’ has been out of the ring since his …read more

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Chael Sonnen Ponders: ‘What If Hawes Had Swung At Cormier?’

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen believes it’s a good thing that middleweight Phil Hawes chose to de-escalate his Octagon exchange with Daniel Cormier this past weekend.

Saturday’s UFC Austin card brought …read more

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