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Breaking Down UFC 167

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The UFC has put together a stacked fight card, headlined by a welterweight world title clash between current champion Georges St. Pierre, and number-one challenger Johny Hendricks.

UFC 159: Sonnen No Match For Jones

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. -- With one awkward lunge, Jon Jones' big toe about popped off his left foot. Before he hobbled out of the octagon, Jones had one more s...

That Is Not How A Toe Is Supposed To Bend

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.28.2013 | Sports

Jon Jones made short work of Chael Sonnen in their highly anticipated bout at UFC 159. The light heavyweight matchup ended with a TKO in the first rou...

Jones vs. Sonnen

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

No excuses. Jon Jones has had months, not days, to prepare this time around for Chael Sonnen. That doesn't sound like good news for Son...

Big Move For UFC Stars

Posted 10.18.2012 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the outspoken Chael Sonnen will be coaching the next season of The Ulti...

WATCH: SIlva Mocks Sonnon

Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Prior to UFC 148, Chael Sonnen said that he was going to beat Anderson Silva and that, after he did, he wanted S...

UFC Makes (Unwanted) History

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.23.2012 | Sports

-- The UFC canceled its Sept. 1 pay-per-view show Thursday after light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson injured his knee and champion Jon Jones de...

Does Chael Sonnen Have Another Big-Match Effort in Him?

Elliot Worsell | Posted 09.05.2012 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

For four-and-a-half rounds in 2010 Chael Sonnen looked the clear number one middleweight on the planet. In fact, it was beyond dispute. Then he got careless.

Anderson Silva's Rude Awakening

Elliot Worsell | Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

On Monday evening, UFC world middleweight champion Anderson Silva starkly switched from mellow to malevolent in the blink of an eye, taking everybody, not least of all opponent Chael Sonnen, by surprise.

UFC 136: Edgar Defends Belt With TKO Of Maynard

AP | By CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 12.09.2011 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Frankie Edgar was in trouble again in the first round against Gray Maynard, shaken by a hard right upper cut. Just like he did on New Year...

New Star Surrounded by Cowards, Says MMA Fighter

MMA Fighting | Posted 06.12.2011 | Sports

For 30 minutes, Chael Sonnen spoke solemnly, seriously about the suspended state of his career and his attempts to revive it. But when the topic switc...

MMA Fighter's Shock Claim: Lance Armstrong 'Gave Himself Cancer'

MMA Fighting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

To hype his UFC middleweight title fight with Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen has employed a simple strategy: Say as many outrageous things about Silva a...

Zero Tolerance for Performance Enhancing Drugs in MMA

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

The performance-enhancing drug problem in mixed martial arts is bigger than many may appreciate. It is time for Olympic-style testing including random year around sampling and blood testing in elite MMA.

The Method in Chael Sonnen's Madness

Elliot Worsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

Normally, the chatter of Chael Sonnen would alarm me. However, in this instance, Sonnen seems to have hit the right tone between pre-fight deception and pre-fight hype. His words make me think he may have a sniff at victory.