Former UFC fighter Brendan Schaub has given us an update on Chael Sonnen’s alleged involvement in a hotel brawl on Saturday.
Just after 7pm, authorities were called to the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas. Eye witnesses state that Sonnen was seen banging on a hotel door before the altercation began. After authorities arrived, Sonnen was recorded on video being escorted out by police.
Sonnen was briefly detailed and served five citations for battery, but no arrest was made as the altercation happened prior to the police presence. Since the news broke, the MMA community has been quick to comment on what caused the situation to escalate.
Even former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones commented on the news.
While we have yet to hear directly from Sonnen on the incident or see a police report, Brendan Schaub was able to shed some light on the situation on his Below The Belt podcast.
“So I think by Chael doing this, it just adds to the legend of Chael Sonnen. He was protecting his girl. And for that dumbass who got absolutely annihilated by the great Chael Sonnen, you deserved it, man. And that’s what you get. So you play stupid games, win stupid prizes.”
“This is not a case of Chael hitting his wife like Jon [Jones] did. I think they dropped the charges. This is not a case of Chael Sonnen being high and wrecking his Bentley with strippers in the car. This is not the case of Chael domestic violence in any facet. And I think everyone should hold their judgment to get more details.”
Schaub Continues To Provide Details
Per Schaub, Sonnen and his wife were at the hotel in Las Vegas when a man started making obscene comments towards her.
“Here’s what happened is Chael was obviously working and he was with his wife and his wife is a f*cking saint and also a dime piece. And some drunk guy with his girl kept making comments about his wife, saying about her t**s, her a**, right in front of him. Well, play stupid games, win stupid prizes, cause you are talking and disrespecting one of the toughest guys on the planet and definitely one of the toughest ever to compete in the UFC or Bellator for that matter. And you’re doing it in front of his face, then there’s gonna be repercussions. And any guy that wanted to do that for their girl/ladies you got a girlfriend.”
At this time we cannot confirm any of the details that Schaub has provided.
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