Does Chael Sonnen have the most underrated chin in mma?

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  1. KayP

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    I mean he has never been rocked only time he has been seriously winded was against Anderson with that controversial knee to the body? Anyone agree? I no he said he said he got rocked against Bisping.
     
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    Sonnen's got a great chin.
     
  3. Phoenix Down

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    Headbutt rocked him against Bisping, outside of that, Sonnen won on the feet and made Bisping bleed from the face.
     
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    You "no" or "know"?
    Anyways, to answer your original question, the answer it quite possibly. Chael does have a solid chin and he never stops moving forward.
     
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    IMO Roy Nelson has the best chin in MMA.

    The guy has ate some of the biggest bombs from the best HW's in the world & he just keeps coming forward.
     
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    Anderson dropped Sonnen with an elbow in their first fight.

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    But yes, Sonnen has a solid chin and can take a ton of abuse.
     
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    Unfortunately, his sub defense isn't very good.
     
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    No.

    He's lost many times, including by TKO.
     
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    controversial knee? really?
     
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    Andy pulls his leg out. Not rocked.
     
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    Roy definitely does have the best chin but it's not underrated he is synonymous with a granite jaw

    People never associate Chael with a good chin but I do agree that it is very underrated
     
  12. Phoenix Down

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    Doesn't really....Look rocked?

    I'm all for guys getting rocked / wobbled / dropped, but he looks like he eats a shot and is totally coherent continues to work on either a takedown and movement?
     
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    WTF are you talking about? Chael has great sub defense. He would never get caught with a triangle or anything like that. :rolleyes:
     
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    What was controversial about the knee?
     
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    Sonnen does have underrated striking. He could have been a boxer too, technically he could of been whatever he wanted too. You don't have championships in collegiate wrestling if you can't do whatever you want to put your mind to. I don't think he will be knocked down by Jones.
     
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    I think for overall body resilience Nam is included for the amount of punishment he took from Siver.
     
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    Looks like he gets dazed a bit by the elbow and looks for a single.

    Not dropped
     
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    Wait, you guys really don't think that elbow rocked Sonnen? It looks like he stutters for a second and then recovers.

    I mean I dunno how long we're talking about being out of it to be called 'rocked', but to me it clearly looks like the elbow hurts Sonnen and he needs a moment to gather himself.
     
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    Anderson definitely hurt him bad with a punch from his back about 10 seconds before he triangled him. Idk if he was rocked, but he was obviously hurt by it. Didn't hardly move a muscle after that punch.
     

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