Chael Sonnen Tells Jon Jones: “Show up in 8 days I’ll give you my purse.”

Former two-time middleweight title contender, Chael Sonnen attempted one last effort to change the mind of current light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones about refusing to face him at UFC 151 on September 1st in Las Vegas, Nevada, even to go as far as to give the champion his purse to show up.

Sonnen, posting via his Twitter page, said:

“30 min to cement your legacy. Champ or Coward? I make a lot more than you do… Show up in 8 days I’ll give you my purse.”

Jones takes on Lyoto Machida next month at UFC 151 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, while Chael Sonnen has returned to the light heavyweight ranks to face Forrest Griffin on the year end card.

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