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." To access the entire You're Welcome with Chael Sonnen archive, go to


Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone  

UFC Welterweight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, joins Chael to talk about his loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC 214, he discusses his acting roles in the upcoming film "Puppy Love" & the Netflix original series "Godless," and Cerrone admits that the only time he has ever been star-struck was when he met Carrie Underwood.

Mike Straka  

Author, Broadcaster, Producer, and TV Host Mike Straka, joins Chael to discuss the current state of MMA, highlighting that the market is oversaturated and lacking stars. Straka also points out that overseas MMA organizations like "One FC" are producing great products and Mike explains how he was once fired from a job for plugging one of Chael's books.

Rickson Gracie  

The legendary Rickson Gracie joins Chael, to talk about the upcoming 'Rickson Gracie Cup' taking place September 9th & 10th in Albany, New York. Rickson discusses the necessity for one set of rules to be established for every grappling organization, he describes what exactly went down when he fought Mark Schultz, how the culture of Jiu-Jitsu needs to be restored with less in-match stalling & more dynamic action, and Rickson shares his views on the current 'entertainment era' of MMA.

Duane Finley  

Renowned MMA journalist Duane Finley, joins Chael to talk about his upcoming book "In The Cold Distance." Duane highlights what it was like to interview Phil Davis & Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, how Dominick Cruz is a monster in the gym, the fact that people over look all the effort that goes into MMA journalism, and Duane discusses what's next for Ben Askren.

Chael Has The Answers To Your Questions!  

Chael is taking listener questions, hitting on topics that include what his dream MMA fight is that he never got to see, which opponent of his did the most for his career, who he would want to see fight Conor McGregor if he Boxed again, what he thinks was the biggest match in professional wrestling history and whether or not Chael thinks he will ever get the opportunity to fight Chuck Liddell.

Paige VanZant, Cris "Sunshine" Williams, & Austin Vanderford  

The studio is jammed packed, as Chael is joined live by Paige VanZant, Cris "Sunshine" Williams, and Austin Vanderford. Williams shares some BREAKING NEWS about which reputable MMA organization he has just signed a contract with, VanZant discusses her recently announced flyweight debut against Jessica Eye set for UFC 216, and Austin Vanderford talks about his upcoming fight on October 14th.

A Recap of The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History  

Chael recaps his Las Vegas fight week, culminating with his assessment of the Mayweather vs. McGregor mega-fight. He voices his frustration with the lack of rounds the judges scored in favor of McGregor, points out that Conor landed more punches on Floyd than Pacquiao did, and Chael talks about what's next for Conor McGregor.

The Lead-Up To Mayweather vs. McGregor with Jamie Huey: Part Two  

Just hours before Mayweather & McGregor officially weigh-in, Coach Jamie Huey joins Chael for part two of their megafight roundup. The duo discuss how the 8-ounce boxing gloves that Mayweather requested will aid him in his body shot strategy, they debate what's next for Jon Jones, and Jamie & Chael highlight the upcoming UFC 216 Lightweight Interim Title fight between Tony Ferguson & Kevin Lee.

The Lead-Up To Mayweather vs. McGregor with Jamie Huey: Part One  

World-Class Professional Boxing Coach Jamie Huey, joins Chael in Las Vegas to discuss Jon Jones failed UFC 214 drug test, he explains why Mayweather is going to defeat McGregor with body shots, and Huey talks about the video of Jose Aldo sparring with Mexican Olympian Boxer Lindolfo Delgado that surfaced.

Fight Week Has Begun  

Chael recaps his piece with Teddy Atlas for ESPN, where they discussed what McGregor & Mayweather each need to do, in order to win the fight and how Teddy reinforced that boxings reputation is on the line. We also hear Chael talk about Brian Stann parting ways with the UFC and Junior Dos Santos getting flagged by USADA for a potential doping violation.

"Felony" Charles Bennett  

MMA Lightweight "Felony" Charles Bennett, joins Chael to talk about what really happened the night he knocked-out Wanderlei Silva in a locker room of a 'Pride FC' event, he explains why he went to prison for three years, and Bennett talks about the MMA scene in Japan.

The Greatest Trick The Devil Ever Pulled Was Convincing The World He Didn't Exist  

Chael talks about Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor wearing eight-ounce gloves for their fight on August 26th, despite the opposition from the ARP (Association of Ringside Physicians) and Chael shares a vintage Paulo Filho story that ties into present day.

Bobby Lashley  

Bellator Heavyweight & Professional Wrestler Bobby Lashley, joins Chael to share his thoughts on the video that leaked of Conor McGregor knocking Paulie Malignaggi down, he explains why 'spectacle fights' draw such a large crowd in the MMA circuit, and Bobby talks about the current state of the Bellator Heavyweight Division.

Saturday Special  

On this very special Saturday edition of "You're Welcome," Chael explains how the studio caught on fire & prevented him from recording his usual Friday podcast, he highlights the recently announced Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum matchup, and Chael reports on what he took away from Conor McGregor's open workout.

Ryan Parsons  

Longtime MMA Coach Ryan Parsons joins Chael to talk about Michael Bisping getting robbed twice & nearly drowning during a recent family vacation to Hawaii and he points out the fact that Paulie Malignaggi quitting as Conor McGregor's sparring partner is bringing even more promotion to the Mayweather vs. McGregor Mega-Fight. We also hear Ryan & Chael discuss their upcoming co-written book "The Four-Pack Revolution: How You Can Aim Lower, Cheat on Your Diet, and Still Lose Weight & Keep It Off," is now available for pre-order & hits the shelfs officially 12/26/17 and Chael explains why he would like to fight Chuck Liddell at this stage in his career if given the opportunity.

Kevin Lee & Ryan Parsons  

UFC Lightweight Kevin "The Motown Phenom" Lee & Ryan Parsons join Chael live in-studio. The trio discuss Kevin Lee defeating Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night in Oklahoma City, Lee & Tony Ferguson getting into a heated war of words during the post-fight interview, and Kevin Lee argues for a 165-pound division, in the UFC.

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