Chael Sonnen is a good talker, loves professional wrestling and has name value from his career in UFC. Those three reasons are why expressed interest in signing him to a contract. However, the former MMA star has opted to join GFW instead. The announcement was made this morning that Sonnen would be joining the company and serving as an analyst. This deal has led to speculations that Global Force Wrestling is close to a television deal.
May 6, 2015
Fans of MMA have long ridiculed professional wrestling fans by repeatedly reminding them that they are watching a fake sport. Ironically enough, though, the UFC fighters themselves are fans of WWE. Several of them were spotted sitting in the audience at Levi Stadium during Wrestlemania. Some names mentioned were Chael Sonnen, Daniel Cormier, Jessamyn Duke, Nate Diaz, Gilbert Melendez, Shayna Baszler and Marina Shaffir.
April 2, 2015
Despite signing a new three year contract to remain with WWE, there are those that still believe that Brock Lesnar has not completely shut the door on UFC. One of those people is the ever outspoken Chael Sonnen. He states that if Lesnar really wanted to do MMA again, then Dana White and Vince McMahon would find a way to make it happen. Sonnen stated that McMahon and White are closer than a lot of fans know.
April 2, 2015