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Sonnen's steroid suspension reduced

Updated: December 3, 2010, 12:04 PM ET
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

SACRAMENTO -- The California State Athletic Commission on Thursday halved the suspension of middleweight Chael Sonnen n stemming from a positive test for elevated levels of testosterone despite an admission from the fighter that he injected the steroid two days prior to challenging Anderson Silva for a UFC championship belt in August.

The question at issue for the commission centered not on Sonnen's use, but his failure to properly disclose a prescription for testosterone to combat ...

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