Chael Sonnen Respects John Kavanagh’s Stance On Cornering Conor McGregor

Chael Sonnen is in agreement with John Kavanagh’s mindset when it comes to cornering Conor McGregor. Kavanagh has served as McGregor’s longtime coach, but he recently turned some heads with his comments on cornering the “Notorious&#82…

Chael Sonnen is in agreement with John Kavanagh’s mindset when it comes to cornering Conor McGregor. Kavanagh has served as McGregor’s longtime coach, but he recently turned some heads with his comments on cornering the “Notorious” one in the future. Kavanagh said that if he’s to corner McGregor again, then he’d need to be convinced. […]

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Chael Sonnen Believes Anderson Silva Is Still Ahead Of Game

Chael Sonnen believes Anderson Silva is still ahead of the game despite his recent struggles and aging.

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Chael Sonnen believes that despite former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva getting older and missing a step, he’s still ahead of the game. There is history between Sonnen and Silva as they have fought each other twice inside of the Octagon.

Sonnen came close to beating Silva but ultimately lost by fifth round submission at UFC 117 in 2010 then lost by TKO two years later at UFC 148. The future UFC Hall of Famer is slated to meet prospect Israel Adesanya in a middleweight contest at the upcoming UFC 234 event.

In a recent video, Sonnen gave some praise to Silva. He brought up how he is such a great fighter that he’s still ahead of his time even in 2018.

“When you take somebody like Anderson. Who was this great Muay Thai fighter, doing Muay Thai, standup, kickboxing bouts. He also secretly was working on the ground game. He had a black belt in jiu-jitsu. So when he came into mixed martial arts and was just one of the complete fighters there was.”

Chael Sonnen Still Believes In Anderson

The UFC 234 pay-per-view event is set to take place on Saturday, February 10, 2019 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. In his latest batch of fights, he’s 1-4-1.

Sonnen continued by stating that Silva sees this fight as one that he can win if the fight stays on the feet.

“And it took over a decade, and guys still couldn’t catch him, “Sonnen stated (H/T to MMaNews). “That’s how far he was ahead of the game. He was so far ahead of the game that 10 years later, he’s still ahead of the game. I think Anderson may look at this fight and go, finally, you get me a guy that fights the way I want to fight. We’re gonna stand up and fight.”

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Chael Sonnen: Anderson Silva’s Skill Still “Ahead of the Game”

Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva have a very storied history. Sonnen’s trash talking to Anderson Silva prior to their two bouts at UFC 117 and UFC 148 remains, to this day, one of the most memorable series of sound bites in UFC history, which contribute…

Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva have a very storied history. Sonnen’s trash talking to Anderson Silva prior to their two bouts at UFC 117 and UFC 148 remains, to this day, one of the most memorable series of sound bites in UFC history, which contributed to making Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen one of the […]

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Chael Sonnen: Anderson Silva’s Skill Still “Ahead of the Game”

Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva have a very storied history. Sonnen’s trash talking to Anderson Silva prior to their two bouts at UFC 117 and UFC 148 remains, to this day, one of the most memorable series of sound bites in UFC history, which contribute…

Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva have a very storied history. Sonnen’s trash talking to Anderson Silva prior to their two bouts at UFC 117 and UFC 148 remains, to this day, one of the most memorable series of sound bites in UFC history, which contributed to making Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen one of the […]

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Tito Ortiz Teases Rematch With Chael Sonnen

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz teases a rematch with Chael Sonnen after his recent victory over Chuck Liddell.

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It looks like Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen are teasing a rematch.

Ortiz is coming off of a first-round knockout victory over Chuck Liddell. The pair headlined Oscar De La Hoya’s first-ever Golden Boy MMA-promoted event on November 24. After the fight, Ortiz, who was believed to be retired, expressed interest in continuing to fight. Now it looks like he could be eying a rematch with Bellator MMA’s Chael Sonnen.

During the Ortiz vs. Liddell fight, Sonnen sent out a series of Tweets mocking the match-up bak during the fight:

Ortiz seems to have dug them up and issued out the following response:

“[Chael Sonnen], so you want me to kick your ass again? This time I’m not going to choke you out. I’m going to beat you down. Or are just infatuated by the way I live?”

Sonnen and Ortiz met inside the Bellator cage in January of 2017. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” submitted “The Bad Guy” in the first round with a rear-naked choke.

The pair have had a bitter rivalry with one another over the past several years. Even after their fight last year, it was hard to believe things would be over after one bout. Perhaps Ortiz is lobbying to get his hands on Sonnen again.

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Tito Ortiz Responds To Chael Sonnen: ‘You Want Me To Kick Your Ass Again?’

Tito Ortiz has retired once again, but it sounds like he’d entertain yet another fight. Ortiz is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Chuck Liddell in their third encounter. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” had retired after s…

Tito Ortiz has retired once again, but it sounds like he’d entertain yet another fight. Ortiz is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Chuck Liddell in their third encounter. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” had retired after submitting Chael Sonnen back in Jan. 2017, but he returned for one last shot at defeating Liddell. […]

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