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Chael Sonnen: “I Don’t Think Sambo Is Real”

Who’d win: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or sambo? Well, Chael Sonnen offered an answer in one of his latest YouTube videos… And it’s the one you probably didn’t expect. Namely, while...

Chael Sonnen: “Khabib Was Telling The Truth – I Saw Him Let Go Of Justin’s Arm”

Do you remember the legendary UFC 254 fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje? Khabib won the match via Triangle Choke; however, he later admitted that he had an Armbar in the making,...

Chael Sonnen: “Heel Hooks Don’t Work in MMA”

Leg locks in traditional Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies still seem to get a bad rap. In other similar grappling arts like Sambo or Catch Wrestling, they occupy an important place. In recent years a...

Brendan Schaub: “Chael Sonnen Stuck Up For His Girl & Beat The Sh*t Out Of The Guy”

Image Credits: Esther Lin/MMA Fighting Chael Sonnen was involved in an alleged brawl at a Las Vegas hotel a few days ago, and was given five battery citations afterwards. Even though Sonnen...

Before He Started Training BJJ, Chael Sonnen Had Self-Promoted Himself to Black Belt

Through the years many cases of self promoted jiu jiteiros were outed. While some excused themselves saying it was japanese jiu jitsu, a discipline they made out some outright owned it. Chael Sonnen...

BJJ Black Belt Chael Sonnen Criticizes Andre Galvao For Giving Adesanya a Purple Belt

Chael Sonnen talks Israel Adesanya getting purple belt from Andre Galvao on this episode of Beyond the Fight. One of the most striking moments in this video is when Chael Sonnen talks about...

Chael Sonnen Comments on Suga Sean O’Malley Entering A Grappling Tournament with an Injured Leg

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley competed recently in the grappling industries tournament. The purple belt O’Malley did a good job reaching the finals of the advanced division but when he reached...

Why Chael Sonnen Is Wrong About Judo Effectiveness In MMA

Chael Sonnen is considered to be one of the best mixed martial artists that UFC has seen in its history. Having retired from competition, he shifted his focus to being a host of his great Podcast....

Chael Sonnen’s Grappling Event ‘Submission Underground’ Ignores Coronavirus & Will Be Held Today

Even with the current global pandemic situation caused by the new coronavirus, Chael Sonnen maintained his plans and will hold his submission grappling event “Submission Underground” this Sunday...

Chael Sonnen On Why Folkstyle Is The Best Style Of Wrestling

It’s not rare that you hear the discussion on which type of wrestling is „the best“, and it often revolves around a debate between Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling. However, Chael Sonnen...

Chael Sonnen on How Well Gordon Ryan Would Do in MMA

What do you think – how well would Gordon Ryan do in an MMA match? Or, in other words – how well do you think modern submission grappling works in MMA? In his „Beyond the Fight“ episode,...

Chael Sonnen On Why Greco-Roman Wrestlers Do Better in MMA Than Freestyle Wrestlers

Does it seem to you that Greco-Roman Wrestling translates better to MMA than Freestyle Wrestling does? And that the Greco-Roman wrestlers had way more success in MMA than their Freestyle...

Chael Sonnen On The Number One Mistake Wrestlers Make When Transitioning to MMA

Making a transition from any martial art and combat sport to MMA is not an easy task in the slightest, as it carries many variables that need to be taken into account in order for it to be...

Chael Sonnen On What Gordon Ryan’s Victory Over Bo Nickal Means For Grappling

Wrestling vs Jiu-Jitsu is very popular these days. Yesterday, the world’s best No Gi grappler Gordon Ryan faced Wrestling world champion Bo Nickal in a modified rules grappling match where...

Chael Sonnen: ‘This is why Grappling Will Never be on ESPN’

A huge grappling match is set to happen at Third Coast Grappling’s on December 7th: 3x ADCC world champion Gordon Ryan will face the reigning world U23 and 3x NCAA champion, Bo Nickal. The...

Chael Sonnen Amazed at Blowback of Kron Gracie’s debut Win in the UFC

Chael Sonnen has long been one of the most interesting color commentators of the UFC. Former UFC fighter and experienced wrestler recently took a chance to weigh in on young Gracie’s debut in...

Fabiano Scherner Awards Chael Sonnen His Black Belt

Fabiano Scherner just opted to award two new black belts! Congratulations to the newest Black Belts of Gracie Barra Portland @jiujitsu_mole and @sonnench ! 10 years of hard work , you guys more than...

Chael Sonnen Failed at an Advanced Back Take From Turtle And got His Head Pummeled in

Chael Sonnen just squared off with Fedor Emelianenko over the weekend. The event didn’t go so well for Chael even tho at time he seemed to have the upper hand:     View this post on...

Chael Sonnen Rips Mackenzie Dern: You aren’t A 115-pounder – That’s Been Proved Time and Time Again

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from criticizing. In his latest clip he doubled down on Dominic Cruise’s comments about Dern missing weight being cheating. additionally Sonnen fired...

Does Sambo S*ck? An Answer To Chael Sonnen

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist...

Chael Sonnen On Why He Thinks “Sambo S*cks”

The American gangster, Chael Sonnen is a former UFC middleweight contender, Bellator MMA fighter, with a serious Wrestling and BJJ background. His Wrestling background is world class. He was a...

Firas Zahabi and Chael Sonnen Insist GSP and McGregor will be Reality

  While Georges St Pierre’s triumphant return to the octagon was hindered by an ulcerative colitis, there’s plenty of options flying around. One notable being a McGregor match up...

Chael Sonnen Trying Out Sambo

The American gangster tries his hand at Sambo. Chael Sonnen is a former UFC middleweight contender, Bellator MMA fighter, with a serious Wrestling and BJJ background. His Wrestling background is...

Chael Sonnen Wrestling Highlights

Chael Sonnen aka ‘The American Gangster’ has a rich Wrestling background in all aspects: high school, Collegiate, Greco Roman and freestyle wrestling. In high school in Oregon, Sonnen...