Chael Sonnen: Has He Jumped the Shark?

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Chael Sonnen: Has He Jumped the Shark?

Chael Sonnen’s rise to prominence in the MMA stratosphere has nothing to do with his accomplishments as a fighter or lack thereof, but more to do with the sly innuendos, quick-witted remarks and a penchant for emitting sublimely outrageous vocalizations from his indefatigable oral cavity.

Though some find his antics tongue-in-cheek, there are others who visualize him as an attention-seeking, offensive piece of nothingness, and whose only claim to fame was a failed attempt at unseating Anderson Silva as the UFC middleweight champion.

The same contingents believe Uncle Chael’s incessant rhetoric has passed its sell-by date and as such he should disappear from whence he came.

I on the other hand beg to differ, and regardless of his over-the-top behaviour, I don’t believe the Oregon native has jumped the shark, and here’s why.

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