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Always the talker, Chael Sonnen leaves legacy following UFC retirement

Chael Sonnen, pictured in February with actor Will Smith, will still be involved in UFC post-retirement.

Chael Sonnen, pictured in February with actor Will Smith, will still be involved in UFC post-retirement.

Chael Sonnen came close to a surprising upset in his bout against Jon "Bones" Jones.

Chael Sonnen came close to a surprising upset in his bout against Jon "Bones" Jones.

"I have to put my health first and my family first," he said during the opening of UFC Tonight, before alluding to the positive effect clomiphene had on a fertility issue he's faced. "If I know what I know now, that [the banned drugs] are going to work, get my wife pregnant, let me have a family, I will do the exact same thing 20 times. If it puts me out of compliance 20 more times, then let's stop. I will remove myself. There is going to be a day where I don't have the title of fighter. That was always going to happen. I never want there to be a day where I don't have the title of parent, father and husband. My health has got to come first."

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