Sonnen accepts responsibility for drug test failure

Thursday, July 10, 2014

On Monday the Nevada State Athletic Commission released an amended complaint against Chael Sonnen outlining up to $250,000 in fines the fighter could face. Yesterday, Chael Sonnen's lawyer, Jeff Meyer, submitted a formal response to the complaint, in which Sonnen accepted responsibility.

On Tuesday, Sonnen's lawyer Jeff Meyer submitted his client's formal response to the NAC's First Amended Complaint for Disciplinary Action. Below is the most relevant excerpt from the response:

“Mr. Sonnen does not dispute any of the factual allegations contained in the First Amended Complaint. Mr. Sonnen accepts responsibility for his actions and will comply with the Commission in the prompt resolution of this matter.”

Sonnen's case will heard at the NAC's July 23 hearing.

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