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Old 08-23-2012, 03:23 PM   #77 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Dtwizzy2k5 View Post
Why do people keep saying this? Sonnen was offered a fight where he had literally nothing to lose and everything to gain. Best case scenario for him would be he beats Jones and becomes LHW champion, makes a shit ton of money, and has his popularity/legacy/standing in MMA absolutely skyrocket. Worst case scenario is he collects a quick and hefty paycheck and loses a fight that nobody expects him to win anyway that has no impact whatsoever on his standing or how people perceive him as a fighter.

No balls necessary, anybody with a brain would have done the same in Sonnen's position.
Yeah, he had nothing to lose except his personal health.

This is a fight and Jones is a bad mother****er, Chael was ready to face that shit.
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