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Chael Sonnen Thinks Jon Jones and Randy Couture are the Best Fighters He's Ever Seen

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When Chael Sonnen looks at UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he sees a fighter primed to become possibly the greatest of all-time. Sonnen and Jones will square off next year after a coaching stint on The Ultimate Fighter.

Sonnen was asked to give his take on "Bones" during a recent conference call. The outspoken fighter could only come up with one name he would place ahead of Jones.

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"Jon Jones is the best fighter I've ever seen," Sonnen said. "I would put Randy Couture above him, and that's just out of respect (for Couture). He's got techniques which I don't even know the names of."

Sonnen, however, believes he will present a unique challenge to Jones and his title-run at light heavyweight, adding, "he's fought a lot of guys who are timid and afraid to fight. I will admit, he's better skill-for-skill, but I am in better shape."

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