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Dana White: Chael Sonnen Could Find Way Into Jon Jones Fight if Fans Want It

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if the ufc let the fans vote on it i would definetly vote YES. it would draw lots of PPV buys. lets put it together.



Why?

Just to say we saw it. Other fights I'd make would be Hendo v Chael, Belfort v Chael, Rashad v Chael, Rashad v Belfort, Rashad v Hendo, Hendo v Machida, Machida v Belfort, Machida v Chael.....I'd wanna see them all just because they would be cool to see. I know they don't all make sense but I wouldn't care

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Posted by bjj1605

I have no interest in seeing this fight except as a late injury replacement.

Sonnen has a terrible record at LHW, he's coming off of a loss, and he hasn't even won a single fight since moving back to the division.

A win over Forrest Griffin does not a title shot earn (like my Goldberg-esque sentence structure??)



He could earn a title shot in my eyes if he decimated Forrest and Hendo Machida were out. Neither of those are likely.

Post #17   9/25/12 2:46:21PM   

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im way more interested in seeing Chael fight Machida or Rashad than JJ

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Post #18   9/25/12 5:45:45PM   

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Is there anybody on paper that actually makes somebody feel like this could be the fight where Jones could be knocked off the top of the division?

At this point, I just want to see Jon Jones fight. Nobody that he is matched up against, with maybe the exception of Anderson Silva, has much of a chance so why not sell some pay-per-views by having him fight Sonnen?

Post #19   9/25/12 6:33:51PM   

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Posted by lohmann

Is there anybody on paper that actually makes somebody feel like this could be the fight where Jones could be knocked off the top of the division?

At this point, I just want to see Jon Jones fight. Nobody that he is matched up against, with maybe the exception of Anderson Silva, has much of a chance so why not sell some pay-per-views by having him fight Sonnen?




At the moment I can't think of anyone.

He really does have a very solid fighting game. Unfortunately

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Posted by kopower

Jon Jones was somewhere in the bowels of the Air Canada Centre getting his injured LEFT arm wrapped and put into a sling when the questions began about who might be next for the light-heavyweight champion.



Am I the only one that noticed this?

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Posted by Svartorm


Posted by kopower

Jon Jones was somewhere in the bowels of the Air Canada Centre getting his injured LEFT arm wrapped and put into a sling when the questions began about who might be next for the light-heavyweight champion.



Am I the only one that noticed this?




no your not maybe a mistake?

Post #22   9/25/12 8:30:25PM   

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Posted by bjj1605

I have no interest in seeing this fight except as a late injury replacement.

Sonnen has a terrible record at LHW, he's coming off of a loss, and he hasn't even won a single fight since moving back to the division.

A win over Forrest Griffin does not a title shot earn (like my Goldberg-esque sentence structure??)


but Forrest is a former champion
(to follow the logic of why Belfort's MW title shot was more deserving than Bisping currently)

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at least sonnen will come in to bring the fight.. pretty much the whole time vitor was on the feet with jones he was just kinda sitting back dumbfounded, eating shots.. sonnen won't stand back like that even if he gets hit, he'll still come forward constantly applying pressure, he probably won't be successful but he's not gonna back down which alone makes the fight more interesting than most other alternatives at the moment..

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Personally I'd be more interested in Chael GSP. I wonder how GSP would handle Chael's power double and how Chael would handle GSP's jj.

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Chael v JJ wouldn't last more than 2 minutes. Seems like a horrible mismatch to me. JJ would be too big and strong for Chael to take down and would be on his back getting elbowed in the face before you could say 'money laundering'.

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No interest. Would rather see Sonnen take on Evans or Machida first.

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Posted by prophecy033


Posted by ghandikush


Posted by tcunningham

if the ufc let the fans vote on it i would definetly vote YES. it would draw lots of PPV buys. lets put it together.



Why?

Just to say we saw it. Other fights I'd make would be Hendo v Chael, Belfort v Chael, Rashad v Chael, Rashad v Belfort, Rashad v Hendo, Hendo v Machida, Machida v Belfort, Machida v Chael.....I'd wanna see them all just because they would be cool to see. I know they don't all make sense but I wouldn't care




All these fights make way more sense than Chael versus Jones...

I believe a Chael versus Jones is too much like WWE!!! Fight not even close..I have never heard JOn JOnes really say he will easily beat someone but he did say that about Chael...

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Not really interested...he was struggling to take Anderson down...how the hell would he get Jones to the mat?Just don't think he matches up well with Jones.

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