Originally Posted by rampage9712
I wish Jones had taken that fight, but if Sonnen had known from 3 weeks and was preparing all that time for Jones it would be very unfair to put Jones at that disadvantage... Even with how much better Jones is, why risk it.
Because turning down
a fight against an opponent who is smaller than you, at best only had 3 weeks to prepare for a 5 round fight (while you've had a full camp), is primarily a decision fighter who doesn't really possess the ability to "catch" you with a lucky punch/sub, and is coming off a loss....
... makes you look like a coward.