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  • 04-25-2013, 06:42 PM
    I honestly think that if Chael loses, he's done. There will be nothing for him in the cage and I doubt he will be content NOT going for another title match, unless he fights grudge match type fights against Page, Wand, and Vitor... which I would love to see!
  • 04-25-2013, 02:27 PM
    After this fight I'd rather see him in the booth weight isn't a issue there and his mouth is his best attribute
  • 04-25-2013, 08:49 AM
    Chael can win a few fights at LHW. I would like to see Chael vs Page. I do not like ethier one but I can see the fight going ethier way--Page by KO or Chael by UD

    I would not mind seeing the forrest fight ethier. Although that ends--like a lot of Chael fights--by triangle.

    some fun fights for sure
  • 04-25-2013, 06:43 AM

    Win or lose at UFC 159, Chael Sonnen would prefer to stay at light heavyweight

    Win or lose at UFC 159, Chael Sonnen would prefer to stay at light heavyweight | News

    At this weekend's UFC 159 event, Chael Sonnen (27-12-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) returns to the UFC's light heavyweight division for the first time since 2005. If all goes according to plan, it will be his home for the rest of his professional career.

    "I don't want to cut back to 185," Sonnen said during a Wednesday appearance on "The Opie & Anthony Show."
    Sonnen meets UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones (17-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) in the main event of Saturday's UFC 159 event, which takes place at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

    Sonnen's UFC debut took place at 205 pounds, but that was in 2005. He's since competed as a middleweight, including a pair of failed title bids with current champion Anderson Silva, the latest of which took place this past July. One month later, Sonnen announced his intention to move up to light heavyweight for a fight against Forrest Griffin. But he pulled out of that fight when the UFC tapped him to coach opposite Jones on "The Ultimate Fighter 17" and fight for the title at the show's conclusion.

    At 36 years old, it's unclear how much longer Sonnen intends to compete. An upset win over Jones could mean something very different in terms of career expectations than should he lose, as most MMA pundits believe he will. He's also very much in demand as an analyst with FOX and FUEL TV.

    That said, Sonnen said he's not ruling anything out of his future. If the UFC wants him to be at 185 pounds, then he's open to a return to the division. But if he's the one calling the shots, 205 pounds will be the final home of the self-proclaimed "gangster from West Linn, Oregon."

    "I will go back to 185 if I needed to, but I don't want to," Sonnen said. "I never wanted to be at that weight class. I always wanted to be at 205, but that's where the contract came in at."

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