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Sonnen: Gregor Gillespie’s Inactivity Is His Fault, He Won’t Take Fights

Chael Sonnen believes UFC lightweight contender Gregor Gillespie's frequent inactivity is a product of his own doing. Since signing with the UFC in 2016, Gillespie has entered the Octagon eight times. In a perfect start to his run in the promotion, "The Gift" went 6-0 during his first two-and-a-half years...

Jorge Masvidal Explains Why Sonnen & Covington Need To Talk Trash

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has explained why the likes of Chael Sonnen and Colby Covington engage in personal trash talk. Masvidal, a two-time 170-pound title challenger, will have the chance to silence Covington when he faces his former teammate at UFC 272 in March. In a rare non-title headliner,...

Chael Sonnen Applauds Masvidal For Risking It All In Covington Fight

Chael Sonnen has praised Jorge Masvidal for taking the very risky fight against Colby Covington. In the main event of UFC 272 on March 5, Masvidal and Covington will finally settle their differences. It's a highly-anticipated bout as they used to be roommates and close friends; however, they had a...

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 just last month before he had to pull out due to an injury. Paul ended up knocking out Tyron...

Chael Sonnen Hits Back At Paddy Pimblett Over ‘Stupid’ Clickbait Claim

Chael Sonnen has responded to Paddy Pimblett accusing him of clickbait after the recent rumors surrounding a possible Donald Cerrone fight. Pimblett is coming off an impressive UFC debut over Luigi Vendramini in 2021. After a long tenure with Cage Warriors, he made the move to the UFC as arguably...

Sonnen Compares Jake Paul’s “Ridiculous” Rise To Conor McGregor

Chael Sonnen has been impressed by Jake Paul's young boxing career, and he sees some likenesses to that of former UFC champion Conor McGregor. Paul is fresh off his sixth-round knockout over another former UFC champion, Tyron Woodley, to remain undefeated in the ring. In 2021, he earned back-to-back wins...

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 two behemoths are set to open the UFC's pay-per-view account for 2022 in style, headlining January 22's UFC 270...

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 in Las Vegas. TMZ Sports reported that Sonnen was detained but was ultimately not arrested because cops didn’t personally...

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 cited for allegedly assaulting five different victims at a hotel. According to eyewitnesses, he was escorted in handcuffs after...

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 misdemeanor battery charges after allegedly getting into a physical altercation with a couple at the Four Seasons hotel. According...

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 history, Peña secured her place on the bantamweight throne in the final pay-per-view co-main event of the year this...

Sonnen Questions McGregor’s Physique Change: ‘You’re Not Training’

Chael Sonnen is not convinced that the recent physique transformation of Conor McGregor is a good thing. McGregor has been on the sidelines since breaking his leg in the trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier, working to recover from this devastating injury. However, he recently showed that he has made some...

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 UFC was interested in booking a fight between Holland, who was forced out of his November rematch with Kyle...

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 to box Tommy Fury in a highly-anticipated bout. Both men are undefeated in their young boxing careers and are...

Sonnen: Shame On UFC Welterweights For Being Scared Of Chimaev

Chael Sonnen has his opinion on the UFC welterweights who turn down a fight with Khamzat Chimaev. Up and coming star Khamzat Chimaev has been quickly rising up the UFC welterweight ranks. He is looking for a fight with any possible top opponent. He has been calling them out on...