You're Welcome! With Chael Sonnen

You're Welcome! With Chael Sonnen

United States

UFC Superstar Chael Sonnen speaks his mind and interviews MMA studs and legends. As Chael says "I do the thinking so you don't have to. Listen, learn, and then follow me blindly as I show you the world as it ought to be."


Matt Iseman  

Host of "American Ninja Warrior" and winner of the new "Celebrity Apprentice" Matt Iseman, highlights squaring off against Boy George in the finally of "Celebrity Apprentice," why he thought Carson Kressley was the most talented competitor, and Matt explains how he was caught off guard by Donald Trump taking shots at Arnold Schwarzenegger over ratings. We also hear Joel reaffirm his bet to shave his head if Fedor beats Mitrione at Bellator 172, Chael texts Georges St-Pierre to find out if the contract rumors are true, and Joel gets an official date to fight Wes Sims.

John Piermarini  

John Piermarini talks about Bray Wyatt winning the WWE Championship Title at WWE Elimination Chamber 2017, why he thinks Golberg will beat Kevin Owens for the WWE Universal Title at WWE Fastlane 2017, and he shares his thoughts on Randy Orton winning Royal Rumble 2017.

You're Only As Good As Your Last Fight  

Chael & Joel discuss the reported verbal agreement between Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor and what the fallout might be like for McGregor if the UFC is not involved. They also talk about the UFC 208 results highlighting Silva defeating Brunson, Germaine De Randamie throwing late punches after the bell & still getting the victory over Holly Holm for the Women's Featherweight Title, and Fedor vs. Mitrione at the upcoming Bellator 172 is accessed.

Breaking and Entering  

Chael & Joel breakdown the upcoming UFC 208 fight card and they dispute the purpose of adding replay to MMA fights. We also hear Cheal stress the importance for fighters to focus on entertainment & not just pure sport, Joel pays homage to his late father on his 103rd birthday, and this weeks 'NickBone' awards are dished out.

Can You Move Forward When The Chips Are Down  

Chael & Joel reflect on what Ryan Walker is going through after he lost the Welterweight Title match to Ben Egli at King Of The Cage: Heavy Trauma. They also talk about Chael's first fight against Trevor Prangley at the Roseland Theater, the possibility of the UFC letting go of Frankie Edgar, how Andrei Arlovski became an overnight star in the UFC because a void needed to be filled, and they get to the bottom of the dried up blood on Joel's chin from Wednesdays show due to the fact that he is back in the gym training for a fight against Wes Sims.

Tyrone Spong  

Tyrone Spong joins Chael & Joel to explain his MMA background, how his focus is now on boxing, that the BlackZilians are alive & well, what his prediction is for Silva vs. Brunson at UFC 208, and Tyrone talks about one of his beloved hobbies breeding finches.

Pass The Torch  

Chael & Joel weigh in on Amanda Nunes apologizing to Ronda Rousey and Dana White stating that Jon Jones will face the winner of Cormier vs. Johnson 2. We also hear Chael & Joel discuss the New England Patriots facing off against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51, Tom Brady's handling of 'Deflategate,' and Joel shares what it was like to watch the Super Bowl in prison.

Live Your Life To Be Respected  

Chael reflects on "Celebrity Apprentice" explaining what he brought to the show, how cast mates tried too hard to be liked, and that Laila Ali earned his respect in the boardroom. Chael & Joel also discuss why MMA doesn't follow the boxing model, the probability of Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather actually happening, and Cheal highlights Antonio Carlos Jr. upsetting Garry Tonon at Submission Underground 3.

Frank Shamrock  

Frank Shamrock talks about his new show "The BakeOut" on, detailing the first episode which featured a young girl who survived terminal cancer using cannabis and cannabis oil. Frank also discusses medical marijuana patients being afraid of the Trump administrations stance on medical cannabis, how CBD oil is used for its medical properties & not to get high, the reason he would want a do-over against Nick Diaz, and he explains why he stays away from MMA.

Glenn Robinson  

Glenn Robinson gives an update on the current state of the Blackzilians, talks about the lack of loyalty on the business side of MMA, and he points out that the heyday of sponsorships in MMA ended a long time ago.

Front Row Brian  

Front Row Brian shares his thoughts on Travis Browne leaving Glendale Fight Club for Black House, he predicts the outcome of the grappling match between Dillon Danis & Aj Agazarm taking place at Submission Underground 3, and he talks about Mike Goldberg opening up on his departure from the UFC.

Ben Askren  

Ben Askren talks about his involvement with the 'Ali Act' and he explains the impact it would have if it gets expanded to covering combative athletes. Askren also shares his thoughts on MMA rounds being scored 10-7 and Chael gives an in-depth explanation about what really happened on "Celebrity Apprentice" when he got fired.

Candy for a Billionaire  

It's the night before weigh in at Bellator 170 and Chael & Joel are podcasting from California. They discuss the "Celebrity Apprentice" See's candy challenge that Warren Buffet judged, Robbie Lawler leaving 'American Top Team' gym, and they preview Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson set for UFC 208.

Chael Sonnen - Don't Bite The Hand That Feeds You - Ep 179  

It's fight week and Chael & Joel are in California podcasting, as Chael's fight with Tito Ortiz is just days away at Bellator 170. Chael & Joel talk about Tim Kennedy retiring from MMA, Stipe Miocic being unhappy after learning he made less than Alistair Overeem at UFC 203, what it was like filming "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil," and Mark Hunt suing the UFC.

Chael Sonnen - Dan Russell & Matt Sprague - Ep 178  

Dan Russell & Matt Sprague join Chael & Joel to discuss the biggest rivalry in amateur wrestling that spans 48 years, between USA Oregon and Peninsula Wrestling Club. Spearheaded by Peninsula's Roy Pittman & USA Oregon's Marc Sprague, the impact each clubs respective coach had is detailed. Dan, Matt, Chael & Joel also have a 'virtual dual meet' between some of the very best to have ever come out of USA Oregon & Peninsula, highlighting Anthony Amado, Travis West, Joe Russell, Tyrel Fourtune, Les Gutches, Tivon Abel, Marc Sprague Jr. and many more.

Chael Sonnen - TJ Dillashaw - Ep 177  

UFC Bantamweight TJ Dillashaw, talks about the inevitable match between him & Cody Garbrandt, his dominating victory over John Lineker at UFC 207, and he sheds some light on his departure from Team Alpha Male.

Chael Sonnen - Ice Running Through His Veins  - Ep 176  

Chael and Joel breakdown B.J. Penn making his return to take on rising star Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 103, Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson 2 set for UFC 209, and Chael talks about some of the highlights from this weeks episode of "Celebrity Apprentice." We also hear Jake Ellenberger cut a promo on Joel while accepting this weeks 'Celebrity NickBone' award.

Chael Sonnen - When Open Workouts Go South - Ep 175  

Chael & Joel share stories that involve fans overstepping their boundaries with fighters at Open Workouts, they assess the rumor of Brock Lesnar making a 2017 appearance in the UFC, and the California State Athletic Commission gives Chael a call informing him of a surprise drug test.

Chael Sonnen - Violence is a Two-Way Street - Ep 174  

Chael & Joel give a complete break down of The Battle at Bear's, discuss UFC 207 being the final broadcast for longtime commentator Mike Goldberg, and they point out that Ronda Rousey understands aggression but not violence.

Chael Sonnen - Michael Rapaport & Jake Ellenberger - Ep 173  

Actor, Host of "I Am Rapaport: Stereo Podcast," & Comedian Michael Rapaport, shares his views on the Nunes vs. Rousey UFC 207 fight, he explains why he got expelled from high school, and Rapaport talks about landing his roll in "Men of Honor." We also hear from UFC Welterweight Jake Ellenberger, as he collects his 'Celebrity NickBone' award from Joel and Chael recaps the UFC 207 fight card.

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