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After His Win Over Dan Henderson At Submission Underground, Everyone Wants Jon Jones

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 03: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones waits in a timeout as he defends his title against Daniel Cormier during the UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones retained his title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

After submitting Dan Henderson with an arm-triangle at Submission Underground 2 earlier this month, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones challenged old foe Chael Sonnen, the promoter of the event, to a grappling match. It seemed like a set up and Sonnen appeared to accept the challenge on the spot, saying, “I will see you January 29th.” However, Sonnen has …

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Chael Sonnen Hearing Rumours That Conor McGregor Is Hoping To Make Floyd Mayweather Fight

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 18: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor stretches during an open workout for UFC 202 at Rocks Lounge at the Red Rock Casino on August 18, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

It’s just a little over a month since UFC president Dana White told TMZ Sports that if Floyd Mayweather Jr. wanted to discuss the possibility of fighting Conor McGregor, he would have to be willing to consider a hybrid rules bout. “Listen, Conor’s under contract with me,” White said. “We can start with kicks, punches, and elbows.” “That’s right. Kicks, …

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Jon Jones Vs Dan Henderson Likely To Headline Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground 2 Event

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 03: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones waits in a timeout as he defends his title against Daniel Cormier during the UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones retained his title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground 2 event is likely to be headlined by a massive showdown between two big names in the world of MMA. During an appearance on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Sonnen announced that he has booked former foe Jon Jones against recent UFC middleweight title challenger Dan Henderson in an Eddie Bravo Invitational(EBI) rules grappling match …

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Chael Sonnen Vs Tito Ortiz Will Headline Bellator 170

Chael Sonnen’s Bellator MMA debut is set, and the identity of his opponent isn’t exactly a surprise. The three-time UFC title challenger will face former UFC light-heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz at Bellator 170, which is scheduled to take place on January 21st at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Just announced on @SportsCenter, it's about time and we're bringing it to …

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Chael Sonnen Sends Out Stark Warning To Potential Opponents On Signing For Bellator

Former UFC Middleweight contender and new Bellator signing Chael Sonnen has put the Bellator roster on notice, after claiming he fights at ‘gangster weight’, following the news that the 39-year-old signed a multiyear, multi-fight deal with Bellator on Thursday. “I’m not sticking to one weight class either, I fight at ‘Gangster Weight’ and nobody is safe,” Sonnen said via a press release …

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Chael Sonnen Explains Why Conor McGregor & The UFC Featherweight Division Don’t Need Each Other

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The conundrum of whether Conor McGregor should remain in the 145lb. division that made him famous has plagued the minds of many observers. The above image comprises the thrust of the argument that the current UFC featherweight champion should vacate his belt and compete at a higher weight limit, despite Conor McGregor’s own assertion to the contrary. Before and after …

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Joe Rogan Has Signed A New Contract With The UFC

There is a certain “je ne sais quoi” to the package of UFC broadcasts. In many ways, it has filled the void left by a slight decline in the boxing world, using it’s shorter fight times to create a crisp product and hype the sport of MMA as the most exciting in the world. One figure who is central to this …

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Jones Assures Fans He Is Not A Cheater As Commission Reveals Substances That Led To Test Failure

At a meeting of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday, it was confirmed that Jon Jones failed an out-of-competition drug test in June due to the presence of two separate oestrogen blocking substances in samples he submitted to USADA. Just confirmed at NSAC meeting, Jon Jones tested positive for anti-estrogen substance. — Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) July 18, 2016 According …

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Watch: Chael Sonnen Claims Jon Jones Tested Positive For Two Forms Of Oestrogen Blocker

We still don’t know the names of the banned substances found in samples that Jon Jones’ provided to USADA agents on June 16th, but two MMA personalities have now made separate yet identical claims regarding the nature of those substances. On Monday, during an appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience, former UFC middleweight and light-heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen stated …

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Chael Sonnen Explains How A Conor McGregor/Floyd Mayweather Showdown ‘Could Happen’

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Speaking on his ‘Beyond the Fight’ series, the ever interesting Chael Sonnen explored the possibility of the UFC’s Conor McGregor fighting boxing’s Floyd Mayweather. “I was in public office and I left public office the only way a person should. In handcuffs.” – Chael Sonnen Having ran for Congress, and being one of the best talkers in combat sports, Chael Sonnen …

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Legendary Fight Promoters Chael Sonnen & Tito Ortiz Advise Conor McGregor On His Next Move

The two ex-UFC stars dissected the Conor McGregor situation on Sonnen’s ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast, with Ortiz’s take proving rather surprising. It’s no secret that former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and UFC president Dana White haven’t seen eye-to-eye for nigh-on a decade. Indeed, White once started training in the hopes of fighting Ortiz in a boxing match, such was the …

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Chael Sonnen: ‘Conor McGregor’s Coach Is Hurting The Cause’

The former UFC title challenger sees a case of crossed wires as the downfall of John Kavanagh and his charge, Conor McGregor, in their UFC dispute. The stand-off between fighter and promotion is over, for now, and while Conor McGregor has set tongues wagging and raised some very important points about various duties in the sport, the Irishman was pulled from …

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