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Fight With Sonnen

No Bones About It: Ufc 151 Canceled After Jones Declines Fight With Sonnen
Fight With Sonnen

No Bones About It: Ufc 151 Canceled After Jones Declines Fight With Sonnen

Apparently only one fighter stepped in to accept the fight – none other than Chael Sonnen – but the champion, with advice from trainer Greg Jackson, decided to decline. So with no main event, White was forced to cancel UFC 151. Jones will, and should, take much of the blame for this dark day in MMA. White was noticeably disgusted at Jones and Jackson during the press conference, saying that Jackson is “killing the sport,” which is a notion that alludes not only to this particular instance, but also to his tactical, somewhat reserved, game plans during fights. In reference to Jones, White called it a “selfish, disgusting decision,” which are incredibly harsh words for the guy who is shaping up to be the long-term face of the UFC brand. But part of the blame for this debacle needs t...