You're Welcome! With Chael Sonnen

You're Welcome! With Chael Sonnen

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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."


Be Careful What You Ask For, Because You Just Might Get It  

Chael is a couple days out from his headlining Bellator NYC match-up with Wanderlei Silva and he's cutting weight & podcasting from New York. Chael highlights UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway as the most refreshing fighter in MMA siting his 'old-school' mentality, he shares his thoughts on the UFC Reebok deal & the drama it's causing, and Chael discusses the UFC's plans to put microchips in athletes gloves & trunks to track live statistics and aid in fighter health & safety.

The Integrity Of Boxing Is On The Line  

It's Fight Week and Chael is podcasting from the Big Apple as the lead-up to his Bellator NYC bout with Wanderlei Silva is in full swing. Chael talks about the UFC stripping Germaine De Randamie of her Featherweight title after she refused to fight top contender Cyborg and he explains why Floyd Mayweather has the integrity of the entire sport of boxing on the line, when he fights Conor McGregor in the now official megafight. We also hear Chael pay his respects to former UFC fighter Tim Hague after he died tragically from injuries sustained during a boxing match in Canada and Chael discusses Matt Hughes' hospitalization, after a truck he was driving was struck by an oncoming train.

Front Row Brian  

Front Row Brian joins Chael to discuss how Dana White's involvement with the Mayweather vs. McGregor negotiations could be a violation of the Ali Act and FRB weighs in on Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson throwing a wrench in the UFC's plan for a T.J. Dillashaw fight & how it could potentially lead to the Flyweight division folding.

Roy "Big Country" Nelson  

Bellator Heavyweight Roy "Big Country" Nelson, joins Chael to discuss his recent signing with Bellator MMA, he shares his prediction for Fedor vs. Mitrione at the upcoming Bellator NYC, and Nelson shares a can't miss story about his second date with his wife.

Douglas Crosby  

MMA Judge Douglas Crosby, joins Chael to talk about the changing of the guard that took place in the UFC Featherweight division when Max Holloway defeated Jose Aldo at UFC 212 for the Featherweight Title, he explains why Fedor is such a huge draw, and Crosby weighs in on the Kathy Griffin headlines.

Sean "X-Pac" Waltman  

Sean "X-Pac" Waltman joins Chael, to clear the air on his arrest at Los Angeles International Airport for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine - yet all the charges were subsequently dropped, he shares his thoughts on the Rip Rogers Twitter beef, talks about his show "X-Pac 1,2,360" on AfterBuzz TV, and X-Pac highlights some the worst gimmicks in professional wrestling history.

Steven Marrocco  

Staff Writer for Steven Marrocco, joins Chael to breakdown the upcoming UFC 212 Featherweight Title Fight between Jose Aldo & Max Holloway, and he weighs in on the drama that unfolded at the UFC Athlete Retreat, highlighting Leslie Smith publicly asking Kobe Bryant to comment on the importance of unionizing.

Clayton Hires  

All-Army Boxing Champion turned Boxing Coach to MMA Fighters Clayton Hires, joins Chael to explain why he doesn't like the matchup for Floyd Mayweather when he potentially takes on Conor McGregor and how the mega-fight is a no-win situation for the boxing community. We also hear Clayton talk about the difference between "old-school" training & "new-school" training, why he thinks Muhammad Ali would beat Mike Tyson in their respective primes, and Clayton tells us why legendary Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson was the toughest guy ever!

Clifton Molatore  

High-Powered Attorney Clifton Molatore, joins Chael to weigh in on the legal ramifications Cris Cyborg may face for her altercation with Angela Magana at the UFC Athlete Retreat, he shares his opinion on adults fighting minors which was the case when "Momo" a 12-year-old fought and defeated Yamasaki a 24-year-old in an amateur MMA bout in Tokyo, and Clifton talks about the integrity of boxing being on the line if Floyd Mayweather loses to Conor McGregor in their potential mega-fight .

Angela "Your Majesty" Magana  

UFC Women's Strawweight Angela Magana, joins Chael to explain what exactly happened between her & Cris Cyborg at the UFC Athlete Retreat, she talks about building a gym in Puerto Rico, and Angela reaffirms that she would like challenge Cyborg to a grappling match.

The Return of The Godfather  

Chael & Joel are reunited and they bury the hatchet, breakdown Rory MacDonald defeating Paul Daley at Bellator 179, and the duo discusses Cris Cyborg punching Angela Magana at the UFC Athlete Retreat.

Front Row Brian  

Front Row Brian breaks down the upcoming Paul Daley vs. Rory Macdonald Bellator 179 match, he shares his thoughts on the 'No Contest' decision between Eddie Alvarez & Dustin Poirier at UFC 211, and Chael announces that he will take on Mason Manville in a 30 second Parterre.

Michael Chiesa  

UFC Lightweight Michael Chiesa, explains what was going through his head when he brawled on stage with Kevin Lee at the UFC "Summer Kickoff" press conference, he discusses his upcoming UFC Fight Night 112 five-round main event matchup with Lee, and Chiesa shares his thoughts on the potential megafight between McGregor & Mayweather.

It's the Basics That Win Championships  

Chael breaks down Stipe Miocic defeating Junior Dos Santos to retain his Heavyweight Title at UFC 211, he shares his thoughts on Eddie Alvarez & Dustin Poirier battling it out to a 'No Contest' in their UFC 211 match, and Chael shares a vintage Clayton Hires story that involves a stolen car at the age of fifteen saving his life.

Urijah Faber & Ryan Parsons  

Newly minted UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber, joins Chael & Ryan Parsons to discuss his upcoming grappling match against Paulo Miyao at Submission Underground 4, he explains how he found out about his first ballot UFC Hall of Fame induction, and Faber shares his prediction for the UFC Heavyweight Title Fight between Stipe Miocic & Junior Dos Santos at UFC 211.

Jake Shields & Ryan Parsons  

Jake Shields joins Chael & Ryan Parsons, to talk about his upcoming co-main event grappling match against Dillon Danis at Submission Underground 4, he discusses the EBI rule set, and Shields breaks down the upcoming UFC 211 fight between Demian Maia & Jorge Masvidal.

Dillon Danis  

Bellator Welterweight Dillon Danis, discusses his upcoming grappling match against Jake Shields set to headline Submission Underground 4, he talks about his recent victory over AJ Agazarm at the IBJJF Atlanta Open, and Danis shares his prediction for Faber vs. Miyao at SUG 4.

Aaron Pico, Front Row Brian, & Jamie Huey  

Front Row Brian joins Chael & Coach Jamie Huey, to preview Urijah Faber taking on Paulo Miyao at Submission Underground 4, and Dillon Danis vs. Jake Shields the main event of Submission Underground 4. We also hear Bellator Lightweight Aaron Pico discuss his upcoming debut against Zach Freeman, set for Bellator: NYC.

Jamie Huey: Part 2  

In Part 2, World-Class Professional Boxing Coach Jamie Huey breaks down the upcoming Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. boxing match, he previews Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos 2 for the UFC Heavyweight Title set for UFC 211, and Huey discusses the Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing era.

Jamie Huey: Part 1  

World-Class Professional Boxing Coach Jamie Huey, discusses Anthony Joshua knocking out Wladimir Klitschko for the Heavyweight Title, Antonio Tarver stepping in as the new Blackzilians striking coach, and Huey shares his thoughts on the potential Mayweather vs. McGregor mega-fight.

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