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Chael Sonnen was retired and had legal by law substances in system why fired from FOX


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#1 drthunder

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 06:01 AM

Chael Sonnen was retired and had legal by law substances in system why was he fired from FOX. He could be suspended not to fight but he did not have illegal drugs in system and should of kept job with FOX



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Posted 13 August 2014 - 06:03 AM

Because he wasn't retired when he took the drug tests, so they were not legal substances under his Nevada fighter's license.


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Posted 13 August 2014 - 06:05 AM

Because he wasn't retired when he took the drug tests, so they were not legal substances under his Nevada fighter's license.

 

no they were legal according to the law. they were BANNED substances not illegal. so why fired from FOX



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Posted 13 August 2014 - 06:08 AM

Because most people won't take him as a credible analyst of the sport when he had to retire due to two major drug test failures.


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Posted 13 August 2014 - 06:44 AM

his reputation as a professional athlete was tainted therefore no one wanted to hear what he had to say anymore


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Posted 13 August 2014 - 06:49 AM

Seems pretty obvious to me.


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#7 StocktonOverrated

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 08:35 AM

Sonnen got a raw deal.


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Posted 13 August 2014 - 09:12 AM

Bonnar also disappeared after he got caught on his retirement fight.

 

I don't think the substances affect his credibility as a host.  I think most of us know who and what Chael is.  He adds a lot of personality to the mix and is certainly entertaining, though you can't trust anything he says.

 

That said, there's a lot of other more credible fighters who could benefit from the opportunity of hosting the show. 

 



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Posted 13 August 2014 - 10:29 AM

If everybody wants to pretend to be outraged by PED's that's fine by me, but I really did like Chael on FOX. He's a natural TV personality. It's the UFC's loss.


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Posted 13 August 2014 - 11:36 AM

Sonnen wasn't fired until his third failed drug test. Three strikes and your out. 

 

He was still the best analyst that they had. 



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Posted 13 August 2014 - 12:21 PM

Fox is a private corporation who can make staffing changes however they see fit. 

 

The UFC dumped him.  Why, as business parters, would they keep someone as analysist that no longer represents the UFC?


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Posted 13 August 2014 - 02:12 PM

Sonnen wasn't fired until his third failed drug test. Three strikes and your out. 

 

He was still the best analyst that they had. 

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 05:48 AM

Fox were already idiots for endorsing a known cheat liar,to further support him after continued cheating would be beyond retarded.

He should get back into government ,especially USA government,they love lying and feeding people propaganda,Chael would fit right in.


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Posted 14 August 2014 - 06:11 AM

Fox were already idiots for endorsing a known cheat liar,to further support him after continued cheating would be beyond retarded.

He should get back into government ,especially USA government,they love lying and feeding people propaganda,Chael would fit right in.

Zaksame if you ever disrespect the land of the AmeriGOATs again, I will have Teemu front kick you in your face, you silly Canadian.


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Posted 14 August 2014 - 07:06 AM

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 07:07 AM

Fox were already idiots for endorsing a known cheat liar,to further support him after continued cheating would be beyond retarded.

He should get back into government ,especially USA government,they love lying and feeding people propaganda,Chael would fit right in.

 

Disrespect America the beautiful again and get put in the dirt.


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Posted 14 August 2014 - 07:11 AM

Worth noting, that according to his interview on Chris Jericho's latest podcast, if Chael is to be believed (which he often isn't, something he also admits in that interview... Good listen so far), it was his choice to step down from FOX.


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Posted 14 August 2014 - 10:12 AM

He's going to the WWE.



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Posted 15 August 2014 - 12:30 AM

chael sonnen is training to be part of 2016 Olympic wrestling team 

http://www.mmafighti...ris-nac-olympic



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Posted 15 August 2014 - 12:35 AM

chael sonnen is training to be part of 2016 Olympic wrestling team 

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He is going to need some "supplements" then (if you know what I mean).  lol