Chael Sonnen and the 5 Ballsiest Fighters in MMA

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Chael Sonnen and the 5 Ballsiest Fighters in MMA
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Chael Sonnen pulled one of the ballsiest moves in recent mixed martial arts history when he offered to move up a weight class to fight UFC champ Jon Jones on just eight days notice in order to save UFC 151.

While Jones' decision to not take the bout may have nixed the entire event, Sonnen's choice to face one of the top three pound-for-pound fighters in the world shows just how fearless and game "the American Gangster" is.

MMA has been built off guys like this, willing to throw caution to the wind just for a shot at glory.

Let's take a look at the top five ballsiest fighters this sport has to offer.

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