Breaking: Chael Sonnen Says He Wants to Buy the WWE, WWE Responds

Mike Killam

Chael SonnenIconic UFC fighter Chael Sonnen has told TMZ that he wants to buy World Wrestling Entertainment from the McMahon family, following his retirement from mixed martial arts.

According to the article, members of Sonnen's camp claim that he has been meeting with "bigwigs" and investors on future plans to purchase the massive company. However, WWE reps have responded by informing Chael that the company is not for sale; they do encourage him to buy WWE stock and become a "valued shareholder".

While the idea may sound ridiculous, Sonnen is friends with WWE Superstar CM Punk, and is well known within the fighting world as one of the best "trash talkers" in the business. After his most recent loss to Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones at UFC 159, there has been much talk about a potential retirement for the 36-year-old fighter. However, in an interview with UFC Tonight, Chael admitted he had no plans to leave fighting any time soon, at least not until he fought Wanderlei Silva.

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