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Chael Sonnen is now three days away from his Light Heavyweight Championship match against Jon ‘Bones’ Jones at UFC 159. Yesterday, we shared the pre-fight conference call, wherein Chael eschewed his traditional spew of wordy hatred to lovingly cradle Jon Jones’ reputation in his arms and gently kiss its forehead. We wondered what was up with Chael, and reader Iron Mike Sharpie put it best when he said he reads Sonnen’s comments as, “Please don’t put me in a coma, okay?”That overwhelming sense of “what the f**k are you doing” continued on SportsCenter, where an interview with Sonnen started with his totally normal white person request to touch the reporter’s hair and ended in a WWE-style promo so sing-songy it could’ve come from the mouth of The Rock himself. You know, if Rock could say that many words in a row without having to stop and catch his breath.Here’s the clip. Warning: If you are Jon Jones, this is somehow going to make you even less scared.The “Chael Sonnen did somethi

Chael Sonnen Being Chael Sonnen in ESPN Interview (Video)

ESPN had reigning UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen (pictured) run through their infamous “car wash” Tuesday, shooting interviews with nearly every show the network offers. While Jones didn’t issue much in terms of compelling statements, guess who did? That’s right, you can always count on Uncle Chael to deliver the one-liners. Sonnen pretty much unleashed...

Chael Sonnen Facing Long Odds Against Jon Jones at UFC 159

The good news for Chael Sonnen (pictured), light heavyweight king Jon Jones is no longer an astronomical 10-to-1 odds-on favorite to wipe the canvas with him at UFC 159. The bad news for Sonnen, “Bones” is still a whopping 9-to-1 favorite to steamroll him this Saturday. Uncle Chael, meanwhile, checks in as a 5.5-to-1 underdog to dethrone arguably the most unstoppable force in...

Fighter Scouting Report: Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen Vitals 6'1" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 74" reach, Southpaw April 3, 1977 Record 27-12-1 (UFC: 6-5) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Two-time NCAA All-American National Champion (Greco Roman wrestling) Olympic alernate (Greco Roman wrestling) Championships Held Dangerzone Light Heavyweight Champion...

Jon Jones: Chael Sonnen is already half-beaten

Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen spent the day at ESPN Tuesday to promote their upcoming UFC 159 fight on Saturday in Newark. They each joined multiple shows and spent time conducting multiple interviews. Jones was his typically reserved self, while Sonnen was obnoxious like usual. However, one thing we did notice that was atypical of Sonnen was an expression of self-doubt. “I don...

Sonnen showing new respect for Jones

Chael Sonnen was, well, more Chael Sonnen before he coached against light heavyweight champ Jon Jones on the recently concluded season of The Ultimate Fighter. "He continues to act as though he's done something impressive," Sonnen told reporters in October. "Who did he ever beat? I mean come on, it's been a revolving door in that division. When (Randy) Couture...

Chael Sonnen Signs Autographs For Fans In NYC

Chael Sonnen makes sure to create time for his fans while doing promotion in NYC. Chael Sonnen pre fight interview Jon Jones pre fight interview

Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen on Sportscenter

UFC champion Jon Jones  and Chael Sonnen stopped by Sportscenter to get their promo on for UFC 159 this weekend. Looking forward to Saturday night. S/O to Dave Sholler for the picture. Dana White UFC 159 Video Blog Day 1 UFC 159 Jones vs Sonnen Conference Call

Jon Jones Doesn’t Like Chael Sonnen

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Ariel Helwani Interviews Jon Jones

Hard to argue with the logic Jones puts out here regarding TRT. Jon Jones doesn’t like Chael Sonnen Chael Sonnen has a poem for Jon Jones

Jon Jones Has A Stare down With The Naked Cowboy

UFC champion has a stare down with NYC’s famous Naked Cowboy.  The UFC did a great job of promoting MMA in New York on Wednesday when they were at Herald Square and lets hope that we can see a card in Madison Square Garden later this year. Jon Jone pre fight interview Jon Jones does not like Chael Sonnen

Jon Jones and Sara McMann Have Ab-Off

UFC champion Jon Jones and UFC Women’s contender Sara McMann have an ab-off at UFC 159 check in day. Gotta keep it real, Sara takes this one. so much so i’m not even sure if that’s healthy for her? Chael Sonnen On Opie and Anthony Anderson Silva Goes To Best Buy

Who Is Jon Jones?

Not surprisingly, not many people on the street know who Jon Jones is. They did better when ‘Bones’ was thrown in, but the best response was the ‘I think he trained with Anderson Silva’…awesome job by MMA Surge on the video. Meet Jon “Bones” Jones Jon Jones and Sara McMann Have Ab-Off
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