3 Reasons Jon Jones Should Fear Chael Sonnen

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3 Reasons Jon Jones Should Fear Chael Sonnen
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Few experts, especially those involved in the oddsmaking process, would go out on a limb and predict Chael Sonnen to dethrone seemingly unflappable light heavyweight champ Jon Jones at UFC 159.

Size and athletic disadvantages, among other predicates, have made Sonnen a 5-to-1 underdog (+500), according to Bovada.com.

But the odds stacked against "The American Gangster" are almost identical to the odds former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar (+550) faced before upsetting B.J. Penn at UFC 112.

So if Edgar could pull off the unthinkable at UFC 112 against B.J. Penn, then who's to say that Sonnen, a two-time middleweight title challenger, can't duplicate that feat against Jones?

Here are three reasons "Bones" should fear what will surely be a desperate and hungry Sonnen at UFC 159.

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