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UFC 159 is finally here. More importantly, it’s finally time for Jon “Bones” Jones and Chael Sonnen to step into the octagon together..
It’s time for Sonnen to back up all his trash talk. It’s time for Jones to make a case for himself that he is the best pound for pound fighter in the world. It’s time for a great fight.
Jones is the overwhelming favorite to win this fight. However, Anderson Silva was also the overwhelming favorite against Sonnen a few years back, but Sonnen dominated the fight for four rounds and was on pace to win the fight, but then Silva put him in a triangle choke and Sonnen tapped out.
Sonnen was so close to pulling off the major upset against Silva, so can he actually do it against Jones?
Before I get into my predictions, here are each fighters highlights.
These two fighters have very different styles. Jones is extremely versatile, and has one of the best standup games in the entire UFC. Sonnen on the other hand, is an old school brawler who likes to take t...
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Chael Sonnen proved timing is everything in the UFC on Saturday night.
In fact, a mere 27 seconds was the difference between a "shock the world" moment and what is now a likely retirement for the bombastic fan favorite.
On a weird night that saw unintentional eye pokes put a premature end to two fights in the undercard of UFC 159, undisputed light heavyweight champion...
After, seemingly, a long time that the two fighters just ran their mouth Jon "Bones" Jones and Chael Sonnen finally got it on last night at the main event for UFC 159. And while it wasn't quite the Cheick Kongo knockout, Jones held on to the title with the following display in the eight-sided ring at Prudential Center...
After Jones strategy of closing...
UFC 159 is almost her, but if you've been following the Twitter account of event headliner and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight No. 1 contender Chael Sonnen, you already knew that, didn't you?
As the days have winded down to Saturday's (April 27, 2013) pay-per-view (PPV) event in Newark, N.J., Sonnen has counted the moments in the form of a witty...
Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) and his team recently released a Harlem Shake video that featured his friends holding up signs that read ”Jon Jones You Are Next.” After Jones steamrolled Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 on Saturday, “Bones” said he’s more than willing to oblige. However, Jones is the division’s reigning king. So Gustafsson is the one who would be “next...
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Jon “Bones” Jones put on a clinic last night at UFC 159 in his first round TKO of Chael Sonnen. In the process of pummeling Sonnen to retain his light heavyweight title, Jones had no idea that he broke the big toe on his left foot. He finally realized it during the post fight interview with Joe Rogan.
It was funny to see Rogan trying...
There has been so talk about this fight and a lot of trash talk. Mostly coming from the Sonnen camp, Chael is a throwback to P.T. Barnum, he is a barker who promotes himself very well. The big question on everyone’s mind is: Can Chael back up his boastful statements and actually beat the Light Heavyweight Champion in the form of Jon “Bones” Jones?... Read more
Jon Jones silences Chael Sonnen with a brutal first round TKO.
By Jorge Hernandez.
Before the main event gets underway this Saturday night (April 27, 2013) in Newark, New Jersey with the championship on the line when Light Heavyweight sensation Jon Jones meets the strong wrestling game of Chael Sonnen.
With a victory for “Bones,” he will be tied with Tito Ortiz all-time title defense record if he can crash some strong elbows and stop Sonnen...