MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos - View Single Post - UFC 151 canceled, Jones-Machida 2 at UFC 152 in Toronto
View Single Post
post #77 of (permalink) Old 08-23-2012, 02:23 PM Thread Starter
Cruz Control
LL's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ocean Front Property in Arizona.
Posts: 9,119
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.

2013 VIP FFL Champion
Machida - Alves - Cruz - JDS - Weidman - Condit - Pettis - Edgar - Cowboy - Dodson - Okami
LL is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome