Chael Sonnen Quotes: Words of Wisdom from the MMA Fighter
When you’re the greatest fighter in the world today, they got a name for you. They don’t call you a great fighter, they call you Chael Sonnen.
I don’t promote fights, I pick fights. I’m like Jon Jones; I sound like Sean Combs, and I’ve got trombone-sized stones like John Holmes.
Anderson Silva, you absolutely suck.
You don’t have to love it, but it is not up to you, it is not up to Anderson Silva, it is not up to the fans who wins and who loses.
I’m the toughest guy in the world for one more day.
If you’re going to make me pound a guy for 10 minutes in a brand new $60 t-shirt, you can call it hard work if you want.
In some parallel universe, you can hit a man 300 times, he wraps his legs around your head for 8 seconds and they call him the winner.
When I want your advice, I?ll give it to you.
I don’t wait in line for coffee in the morning. The line forms behind me.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I don’t make decisions based on what the fans want, I make decisions based on what I want.
There’s this dirt bag named Anderson Silva. When Anderson Silva walks into a room, you could hear a rat piss on cotton.
I’m a partner of the UFC. And I’m not a promoter. I’m a gangster. I don’t feel anybody deserves things… I take what I want.
When you’re the greatest fighter in the world today, they got a name for you, they don’t call you a great fighter, they call you Chael Sonnen.
I hope you’re sitting in a comfortable chair, because that’s where you’ll be sleeping tonight.
You’re welcome for the highest-grossing gate in your history, Canada.
I don’t promote fights, I pick fights. I’m like Jon Jones, I sound like Sean Combs, and I got trombone-sized stones like John Holmes.
I’m not here for a long time, I’m here for a good time.
I am the reason Waldo is hiding.
Just because Lance Armstrong did it, doesn’t mean I do it. I am my own person, I am Chael Sonnen.
Do you want to know the secret to winning any bar fight? Get a job, show up early, leave late, work hard. You’ll have so much money, you can hire a personal bodyguard to fight your fights.
I don’t fight to make friends, when cage door closes, I’m the bad guy.
Fighting is not a physical thing, it’s a mental thing. It’s about out-thinking your opponent.
If being handsome, intelligent, and witty was a crime, then I?d be in jail.
Anybody can get caught in a moment, anybody can get caught in a trap, but it takes a special person to avoid those traps, to avoid those moments, to duck, to get out of the way, to survive, to go home.
Failure is not an option for me. Success is the only thing I settle for.
I’m not the best because I work hard. I work hard because I’m the best.
When you’re the greatest fighter in the world today, they have a name for you. They don’t call you a great fighter, they call you Chael Sonnen.
I don?t promote fights, I pick fights. I am the fight picker.
I don’t play fantasy MMA or Fantasy UFC, I play for-real UFC.
I could drag Floyd Mayweather out of bed and beat him in a boxing match.
I?ve seen Anderson Silva’s wife. I’m sure she?s a wonderful person, but it?s hard to wear the belt when you?re wearing a dress.
So Anderson, my advice to you is to get used to the ground because I’m taking you there.
Being the best in the World isn’t about winning one time, it’s about winning all the time.
I don?t have anything against anybody that would prevent me from shaking their hand, except germs.
Winners focus on winning, and losers focus on winners.
I?ve got a title shot in Rio against a Brazilian champion… the question isn?t what am I going to do to him, the question is, what isn?t he going to do to me?