Chael Sonnen Talks About Being Cornered By His Mother

0

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

He may be one of the best trash talkers in the business but that doesn't stop UFC Middleweight contender Chael Sonnen from having his mother by his side as he prepares for another crack at the UFC Middleweight title this weekend when he faced Anderson Silva at UFC 148.

Sonnen talked about his mom being in his corner via Yahoo!:

“My mom is the definition of supportive, so is my dad. I was really lucky like that. It wouldn't matter what we were doing, my mom would be there every part of it. She really likes this sport. She really likes one-on-one sports. I came from a wrestling family. But she's just there to help. I can't really say everything that she does. She takes care of a lot. She would be in charge of the water, Vaseline, making sure the gear is ready, mouthpieces washed. And then again after practice getting everything. If I had to give her a title, she's the cornerman in practice.”

Leave your feedback on this article by posting a comment directly below! You can also chat about the latest news in the MMANEWS.COM Forums and/or the MMANEWS.COM Facebook. If that wasn't enough, MMANEWS.COM is now on Twitter as well @mmanewsdotcom.

LATEST NEWS

video

Video: Thiago Santos Scores Amazing Wheel Kick TKO Victory At UFC Fight Night 105

At UFC Fight Night 105 on Sunday night, Thiago Santos returned to the "Win" column with a vengeance. The UFC Middleweight contender picked up an...

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Results From Halifax, Nova Scotia

On Sunday evening, the Octagon made its' return to Halifax, Nova Scotia, as UFC held their UFC Fight Night 105 event at the Scotiabank...

Scott Coker & Fedor On Decision Not To Fight Replacement Opponent, Fedor’s Return

When news of Matt Mitrione pulling out of his scheduled Bellator 172 main event fight against Fedor Emelianenko broke, Scott Coker's Saturday evening got...
George Foreman

Boxing Legend George Foreman Claims Mayweather Made McGregor Famous

George Foreman is one of the biggest names in boxing history, and as such, knows a thing or two about fame and being on the...

Luis Henrique vs Marcin Tybura Rescheduled for UFC 209

A heavyweight bout initially planned for UFC 208 between Henrique and Tybura has been added to March's UFC 209 Brazil's Henrique squares off against Poland’s...