"He's a lot better than I thought he was. To beat a guy is one thing, to beat a guy at his own game is a whole other. He's the best fighter I've ever fought. He was a little bit stronger, and it's tough the last thing I want to do is disparage Anderson Silva, but it's tough for me. I whipped him for 30 minutes he whipped me for less than 30 seconds. I whipped Jon for zero seconds and he whipped me for the entire fight. It's tough -- if you're asking for my opinion, Jon's better."
-- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Chael Sonnen is the only man to have shared the Octagon with the world's top two pound-for-pound fighters in Jon Jones and middleweight champion Anderson Silva. And after spending time in the cage with both men and having a chance to compare their skills first hand, Sonnen believes that "Bones" is the superior fighter not just to Silva, but to anyone Sonnen has ever competed against. The 36-year-old was the recipient of a first-round beat down from Jones in the UFC 159 main event (watch highlights here); however, that didn't stop him from praising the young champion at the event's post-fight press conference (watch it here) and giving his opinion that Jones is the best fighter he has ever competed in a ring or cage with.
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