Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 6/17/13
Chael Sonnen (27-13-1) has been unsuccesful in his last three UFC title shots and it seems to many that he may never earn another shot at gold. However, with these certain cirumstances that could play out by the end of 2013, the American Gangster could earn himself another trip to a championship fight. Sonnen recently lost his last bout to Jon Jones for the Light Heavyweight Championship in the very first round by TKO. Jones seemed to win the fight rather easily with takedowns and clinch work. But let’s face it, it’s not an easy task to defeat Jon Jones and Jones’ last five competitors could attest to that. Jones has now indicated that a move to heavyweight could happen by the end of 2013. “I definitely have goals to compete at heavyweight and obviously go for a championship,” Jones said at a MetroPCS fan chat back at UFC on Fox 5. Now that Jon Jones could be out of the picture at light heavyweight beginning of 2014, we could see an open competition / grand prix-like-tournament
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