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Nov 1, 2012 5:35 am

Jon Jones Flips Switch, Thinks Sonnen Is Classy After Time On TUF Set | UFC NEWS

“[Chael’s] actually, he’s not too bad. I thought it was going to be all trash-talk, but he’s actually being pretty decent and pretty classy. So, I think it’s going to make for a great show.” “I actually don’t hate Chael anymore. He’s actually turning out to be OK. I’m not sure if he’s setting me...

Oct 26, 2012 8:36 am

UFC Offered Rampage Coaching Slot Opposite Sonnen Before Jones Booking | UFC NEWS

According to a report on MMAFighting.com, UFC President Dana White as well as former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson both confirmed that Jackson turned down the TUF coaching gig opposite Chael Sonnen prior to the Jones booking. The currently anti-UFC “Rampage” Jackson had this to say on the matter: “Forget TUF. I’m not interested in...

Oct 24, 2012 10:31 am

Exclusive | Anthony Johnson Talks WSOF, Tyrone Spong & Jones-Sonnen | MMA NEWS

  Light Heavyweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is preparing to compete at 205lbs. for the third time on November 3rd. I say prospect because although Johnson has 17 career fights, the majority of them were contested in the welterweight division where Johnson was cutting a dramatic amount of weight. Despite the fact that he was...


Oct 23, 2012 11:48 am

JDS Not Happy With Sonnen, Overeem Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“It’s kind of out of order. Nowadays, the UFC is prioritizing those fights which will sell well. A prime example of this was Chael Sonnen, who sold his fight very well. Overeem has followed the same path. But, for me, bring it on. I do not run from any challenge, I know I can beat...

Oct 23, 2012 9:45 am

VIDEO | Vinny Magalhaes: Sonnen Can Submit Jon Jones Off His Back | UFC NEWS

UFC Fighter Vinny Magalhães discusses who he would like to fight next in the light heavyweight division. With Phil Davis now facing Forrest Griffin at UFC 155, Vinny expresses interest in facing Matt Hamill Next. Magalhães also comments on his so called “history” with the Nog brothers and possibly facing Lil Nog as well. Vinny...

Oct 19, 2012 11:57 am

Sonnen Says “The Ultimate Fighter” Is Tougher Than The Olympics | UFC NEWS

“The show is coming up, it’s on FX and it’s coming to a living room near you. I would also like to mention to the media, and I really hope they report this, this show is the single biggest and toughest tournament that we have in this sport. This isn’t a four-man tournament that gets...

Oct 18, 2012 12:04 pm

Jones Thinks It’s ‘Bullcrap’ that Sonnen Is On TRT | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s terrible. I think it’s absolutely terrible if you’re going to consider yourself an athlete. TRT would be perfect for Chael Sonnen if he wasn’t competing in one of the toughest sports in the world. … I think Chael Sonnen made tons of money when he was a young guy, and now he’s...

Oct 18, 2012 11:41 am

Dana White: Sonnen Gets Title Shot Because He Stepped Up | UFC NEWS

“We got the word, after Jon went out and got his elbow checked, that he was out and couldn’t fight until April. So it made sense for him to do The Ultimate Fighter. Machida can fight, Dan Henderson can fight; Gustafsson and Shogun are gonna fight in December, so everything will keep right on moving...

Oct 18, 2012 11:35 am

Jones Disses Sonnen’s Ground Game: Not Worried About His Weak Ground & Pound

“I’ve faced plenty of wrestlers like Vladimir Matyushenko, Jake O’Brien and Matt Hamill and had no problems. Chael is a decent wrestler. He was an Olympic alternate but he wasn’t on the team. No disrespect to other alternates but he’s not at that level. Who cares if he takes me down, he gets submitted all...

Oct 17, 2012 10:02 am

Betting Odds: Jones Opens Up As Favorite Over Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Yesterday the UFC announced “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17 coaching assignments as Jon Jones versus Chael Sonnen. Instantly the MMA world took note and fans and the media started buzzing about the upcoming match up. It’s taken just one day for oddsmakers to weigh in on the fight and put out betting odds for the...

Oct 17, 2012 9:51 am

Coach Jackson Talks Jones vs. Sonnen: It’s Not Wise To Get Jon Jones Mad | UFC NEWS

“I certainly don’t think it would be a wise strategy to get Jon really mad, but that’s something [Sonnen will] have to decide for himself. When you get into Jon’s face, that’s definitely when he performs the best, for sure. [Jones is] very articulate, and he gets right to the point. It’s just that trash-talking...

Oct 17, 2012 9:33 am

Hendo Reacts To Jones vs. Sonnen: Blasts Dana White, Contemplates Giving Up Fighting For Sh*t Talking Class | UFC NEWS

Following yesterday’s surprise announcement, that current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen would serve as the next coaches of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17, former #1 contender Dan Henderson took to twitter to voice his displeasure to UFC president Dana White.   Henderson had been scheduled to face Jones for the...

Oct 17, 2012 9:02 am

VIDEO | Jones vs. Sonnen Hype Preview | UFC NEWS

Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen was announced just yesterday for not only an April 17 showdown but also as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17. This hype video came out almost two weeks before the bout was announced, check it out:

Sep 26, 2012 9:47 am

Anderson Silva: Sonnen Has Learned His Lesson | UFC NEWS

“The barbecue at the house happened, but unfortunately he did not come.” “It was a satisfaction, a sense of accomplishment. Brazil was placed where it really should be. Other athletes who are supposedly thinking about speaking ill of Brazilians and our culture, our people, will think twice. I think Chael has learned his lesson.” The...

Sep 18, 2012 9:43 am

Ortiz, Cruz & Sonnen Breakdown UFC 152 Main Card | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Toronto this Saturday with a stacked card featuring six of the most exciting names in all of mixed martial arts. Everyone is talking about the top three bouts in particular, including former opponents of the UFC 152 fighters. In the main event, Jon “Bones” Jones makes the fourth...

Sep 17, 2012 9:28 am

Dana White Says "Sonnen is in Full Training Camp to Fight Jones" | UFC News

The Gangster from West Linn, Oregon is anticipating to replace former UFC heavyweight tournament winner & former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort and take his shot at light heavyweight belt held by Jon Jones.  UFC President, Dana White conveyed during last week’s UFC luncheon that Chael Sonnen awaits another last-minute change to UFC 152. ...

Sep 5, 2012 11:32 am

Dana White: Sonnen vs. Jones Could Happen IF The Fans Really Want It | UFC NEWS

Much has been made of the cancellation of UFC 151. Jon Jones turned down a fight against Chael Sonnen and the world has yet to fully forgive the champ. While playing part of his 30-minute all access special on FUEL TV last night, UFC president Dana White spent most of the 30-minutes discussing the Jon...

Aug 28, 2012 11:23 am

Silva Tried To Save 151, Says Jones Could Have Fought Sonnen | UFC NEWS

“You have a whole camp preparing to fight a specific athlete When the opponent changes, the preparation changes a bit. I thought he could have fought Chael, but it’s his decision. He prepared to fight Dan Henderson. The whole team thought it was best not to fight. When I heard the event might be canceled,...