Jones vs. Sonnen: 5 Reasons You Can't Miss UFC 159

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Jones vs. Sonnen: 5 Reasons You Can't Miss UFC 159
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For the better part of eight months, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones has witnessed Chael Sonnen's best version of verbal warfare.

Jones put up with Sonnen's pro-wrestling-like act in the pre-fight pressers, and then tolerated "The American Gangster's" shallow attempt to buddy up with him on the 17th season of The Ultimate Fighter.

But the day Jones has yearned for since August will arrive in a matter of hours, and Sonnen, who dropped two straight middleweight title bouts to Anderson Silva, must stop talking, throw in his mouthpiece and lock horns with the world's greatest 205-pound fighter.

Here are five reasons you must tune into UFC 159 on Saturday.

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