HUGE retirement plans for mega-rich UFC fighter Chael Sonnen -- he tells TMZ, he wants to buy the WWE when he quits fighting ... a company valued at more than half a BILLION dollars.And Chael's… READ MORE >
Chael Patrick Sonnen (pronounced /ˈtʃeɪl ˈsʌnən/; born April 3, 1977) is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a light heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was an NCAA Division I All-American wrestler at the University of Oregon, a silver medalist at the 2000 Greco-Roman World University Championships, as well as a two-time Dave Schultz Memorial International Greco-Roman winner. Sonnen started his MMA career in 1997 (aged 19) by defeating Ben Hailey in Vancouver, Washington. He next defeated future ICON Sport Middleweight Champion and Strikeforce Middleweight contender Jason "Mayhem" Miller. He won his first six fights, before losing to Trevor Prangley. In late 2003, he was submitted by future Ultimate Fighter winner and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Forrest Griffin with a triangle choke. Sonnen made his UFC debut in a light heavyweight bout against former IFC Light Heavyweight Champion Renato Sobral at UFC 55, submitting to a second-round triangle choke. He then avenged his first MMA loss, by winning a unanimous decision over Trevor Prangley at UFC Ultimate Fight Night 4. At UFC 60, he fought Jeremy Horn for the third time and submitted to an armbar.
UFC studs Chael Sonnen and Jon "Bones" Jones will be killing each other in the Octagon soon ... but for now they're a regular Martin & Lewis comedy duo -- if Martin or Lewis could pull a rear… READ MORE >
Ronda Rousey won't be fighting men in the UFC ... but it's not because she can't hang -- in fact, RR could kick the living crap out of some of the UFC's top guys ... this according to Chael… READ MORE >
It took long enough ... but UFC champ Jon "Bones" Jones will finally do battle with his longtime verbal tormentor Chael Sonnen ... both in the ring AND as opposing coaches on "The Ultimate… READ MORE >
Chael Sonnen is still taking shots at UFC star Jon Jones, but now he's doing it with a flier for his pizza joint in Oregon ... and it's pretty obvious what he's trying to say. Sonnen is still… READ MORE >
Chael Sonnen is TEARING into Jon Jones ... calling the UFC champ an "entitled bratty kid" for refusing to fight him at UFC 151. Chael was hangin' out in front of his pizza joint in Oregon ... not… READ MORE >