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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.

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Chael Sonnen -- Wanderlei Silva Sucks ... 'He's the Worst Fighter in the UFC'

Chael Sonnen
Wanderlei Silva Sucks 'He's the Worst Fighter in the UFC'

Chael Sonnen says Wanderlei Silva is "the worst fighter in the UFC" ... and it's time for the guy to either sign a contract to fight or SHUT UP ... 'cause he's sick of waiting around. Sonnen was… READ MORE >

Chael Sonnen -- I Wanna Buy the WWE

Chael Sonnen
I Wanna BUY the WWE

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 >

- 537 days ago
Jon 'Bones' Jones -- Chael Sonnen Is NOT My Friend

Jon 'Bones' Jones
Chael Sonnen Is NOT My Friend

Make no mistake about it, Jon Jones doesn't consider Chael Sonnen a "friend" -- even though Chael's been showering him with compliments lately ... in fact, Jones says he can't wait to punch Chael… READ MORE >

- 547 days ago
UFC Stars Jon Jones & Chael Sonnen -- Laugh Today ... Bleed Tomorrow

Jon Jones & Chael Sonnen
Laugh Today ... BLEED Tomorrow

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 >

- 636 days ago
Chael Sonnen -- Ronda Rousey Could BEAT UP Rampage Jackson

Chael Sonnen
Ronda Rousey Could Beat Up Rampage Jackson

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 >

- 713 days ago
Jon 'Bones' Jones -- I'm Gonna Beat the Crap Out of Chael Sonnen

Jon 'Bones' Jones
I'm Gonna Beat the Crap Out of Chael Sonnen

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 >

- 737 days ago
Chael Sonnen -- TEARS APART Jon Jones with Pizza Poster

Chael Sonnen
TEARS APART Jon Jones with Pizza Poster

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 >

- 790 days ago
Chael Sonnen -- Jon Jones is an 'Entitled, Bratty Kid'

Chael Sonnen
Jon Jones is an 'Entitled, Bratty Kid'

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 >

- 791 days ago
UFC Suspends Superstar Fighter Chael Sonnen

UFC Suspends Superstar Fighter Chael Sonnen

Ultimate Fighting superstar Chael Sonnen has been suspended by the UFC in the wake of a money laundering scandal ... TMZ has learned. Just yesterday, Sonnen pled guilty to money laundering in… READ MORE >

- 1388 days ago
UFC Fighter Chael Sonnen -- I Avoid Street Fights

UFC Fighter Chael Sonnen -- I Avoid Street Fights

He's a bona fide bad ass in the ring -- but out on the streets, UFC brawler Chael Sonnen claims he refuses to get it on ... even when some wannabe tough guy tries to provoke him into violence.… READ MORE >

- 1539 days ago

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