Chael Sonnen Set To Coach TUF 17 Opposite Jon Jones; Coaches Fight Slated For April | UFC NEWS

October 16, 2012 12:53 pm by bjpenn.com staff 88 Comments
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Former UFC middleweight title challenger and king of smack talk, Chael Sonnen, has talked his way into another premium slot with his promotional home, the UFC.

The Los Angeles Times is reporting and BJPENN.COM has since confirmed news that Sonnen is set to coach “The Ultimate Fighter” opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones.

The Ultimate Fighter season 17 will begin taping on October 29 and the two fighters will face off on a yet to be named fight card on April 17th.

Sonnen’s previously scheduled bout with Forrest Griffin set for UFC 155 has been scratched.

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