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Chael Sonnen Remains Silent on Drug Test Issue

Written on September 26, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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UFC middleweight champion who defeated Anderson Silva still remained mum about the PED issue. He refused to attend his MMA Live appearance and his manager just gave a few statements.

UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen is not yet ready to discuss his issues. Sonnen has been quiet since news had erupted that he failed a California State Athletic Commission-administered drug test after his impressive challenge of Anderson Silva’s title at August’s UFC 117 event.

Last Tuesday, “MMA Live” host Jon Anik said on his Twitter account that Sonnen will appear on the ESPN2-broadcast show to address the issue.

“I regret to inform you that Chael Sonnen will actually not be on the show tonight,” Anik said. “Unable to join us. I hate to have to tell you guys that.”

Sonnen became subject to much controversy and speculations since CSAC said that “a sample from Sonnen’s Aug. 6 drug test came back with a high T/E (testosterone-to-estrogen) level, which is indicative of anabolic steroid use.

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