Beyond the Fight

Beyond the Fight

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Join UFC Star and ESPN Commentator Chael Sonnen twice a week for Beyond the Fight, your weekly source for insider info and insight from some of the mixed martial arts most iconic personalities.


Chael Sonnen talks Mayweather/Mac aftermath and UFC 215.  

In this episode of Beyond the Fight, Chael talks about the impact of the Mayweather/McGregor on UFC 215, DJ's record and give us an update on Joel. #BeyondtheFight #BadGuyInc

UFC 215: The fight that no one is talking about, but should be.  

UFC 215: the fight no one is talking about but should be @gilbertmelendez vs @LilHeathenMMA. List here for Chael's breakdown of the event.

Since you’s my take on Jon Jones.  

Jones failed another drug test. Chael finally weighs in. Want $25 for free? Use code Beyond25 at now. No deposit required! No really, sign up and get paid.

This situation sucks - no warm shoulder from Uncle Chael  

Pulling out due to injury or illness seems to be unique to MMA. In wrestling, we compete on the day the event is scheduled to find out who is the better man on a specific agreed upon date. If you are scheduled to compete and don’t show up – that’s a forfeit.

Linton Vassell has beat all the right guys at all the wrong times  

Number one Bellator MMA light heavy contender Linton Vassell calls to discuss his next moves. He's beat all the right guys at all the wrong times but is now in line for a Bellator title shot. Chael discusses his recent success with the US National Greco-Roman Wrestling team and considers himself still undefeated. Support our show sponsors - - use promo code BADGUY for $50 and two free tees. - if you cut weight for combat sports don't ignore your weight cut - use promo code BAD GUY for 40% off. #BeyondtheFight

Dustin Poirier, Chris Weidman - lets talk 'downed opponent'  

Re: Eddie Alvarez and Chris Weidman, let’s clear up the downed opponent rules. #BeyondtheFight

Anderson Silva, "money fights" - fighters just don’t understand  

Anderson Silva says he won't fight again, top fighters are demanding "money fights" but most fighters just don’t understand how getting paid works. What percentage of UFC fighters can be replaced by one phone call? #BeyondtheFight

Who wins - Stipe or JDS?  

The biggest prize in combat sports is on the line on Saturday night. Listen for a full breakdown of this epic card and betting odds with Chael Sonnen. Use promo code BadGuy at for $50 and two free tees from

Stories from my trip to Europe and Pro Wrestling star Simon Gotch  

Stories from my trip to Europe and Pro Wrestling star Simon Gotch calls in and talks WWE release. #BeyondtheFight #BadGuyInc

You tell me one boxer people want to see Jose Aldo fight.  

Boo's vs Cheer's sell tickets. Nothing else. There is only one crossover fight between a boxer and a mixed martial arts fighters that anyone cares about - Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather. MMA fighters are crazy if they think there's more money in boxing. #BADGUYINC #BeyondtheFight

Mayweather vs Conor - the public has complete disregard for sweet science of boxing.  

With a potential fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather on the horizon, Chael weighs in on the reaction from the boxing community. It's not what you think it would be. #BeyondtheFight

Randy Couture calls in and talks the origins of Team Quest  

UFC Champion, Randy 'the Natural' Couture calls in to catch up with Chael and talk about the origins of legendary fight team Team Quest. #BeyondtheFight

Al Snow is a genius...but most fighters are too dumb to understand.  

Al Snow is a genius...but most fighters are too dumb to understand. #BeyondtheFight

Jake Ellenberger and Mike Perry exchange words  

Beyond the Fight 97 - - Chael breaks down UFC 209 and give his opinion about Tyron Woodley's approach with the media. - Jake Ellenberger and Mike Perry call in and exchange words in anticipation of there fight on UFC Fight Night 108 on April 22nd.

WWE Start Jack Swagger calls in to announce his release.  

Jack Swagger calls in to Beyond the Fight to announce his release from the WWE. He may want to step in the cage. #BadGuyInc #BeyondtheFight

College Wrestling Update  

Kevin Dresser leaves VA Tech with 4 weeks left in Season for ISU. Christian Pyle fro Flo Wrestling calls into this episode of Beyond the Fight. #BeyondtheFight #BadGuyInc

I thought I was going to fight Fedor on Saturday night.  

Matt Mitrione came down with a sudden case on kidney stones less than 24 hours before he was scheduled to face Fedor at Bellator 172. Here's what happened next... #BeyondtheFight #BadGuyInc

Special guest - Laila Ali  

Laila Ali joins Chael Sonnen on this episode of Beyond the Fight and talks Celebrity Apprentice, her desire to (not) return to boxing and plans to train with Chris Cyborg. #BeyondtheFight #badguyinc

My night at King of the Cage with Joel  

Chael and Joel spend their Saturday night at King of the Cage in Oregon. #BeyondtheFight

The biggest scumbags in sports history run boxing...  

The biggest scumbags in sports history run boxing - do we really want to copy their business model? #beyondthefight

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