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Chael Sonnen Denies UFC 200 Return

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Chael Sonnen has been on the MMA sidelines for nearly two years. Those two years represent a 24-month suspension he was handed by the Nevada Athletic Commission after testing positive for banned substances on two random drug tests prior to a proposed UFC bout with Wanderlei Silva.

The suspension was retroactive to his June test, putting Sonnen in a position to possibly be reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next monster event, UFC 200, which is slated for July 9, 2016, in Las Vegas.

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But don’t expect Sonnen to be making his return to fighting on the card… actually, don’t expect him to be returning to mixed martial arts on any fight card, period. At this point in time, Sonnen says he is done. Fini. Kaput.

“I am not coming back. I am not putting a toe in the water. I don’t know how to be any more clear,” Sonnen said on a recent edition of The MMA Hour.

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