Chael Sonnen: “You stop the fight when your fighter can no longer win.”

During a fan Q&A session Chael Sonnen gave his 2cents about the recent Cain vs Dos Santos fight. He like many others believes the fight should have been stopped.  Here is his explanation.  ENJOY!

source/transcribed | MixedMartialArts.com

“Junior Dos Santos’ cornerman needs to be cut, period,” said Sonnen. “That was beyond inappropriate, that they sent him back out there. The doctor comes in twice, what that doctor was looking for I have no idea. The referee didn’t stop the fight, though he should have. Ultimately it defaults to your cornerman, who you trust, who is like a father figure, and that guy let Junior Dos Santos down, period. The commission licenses these cornermen. I don’t have the foggiest idea why; I guess just to take their $25. That should be the first cornerman that’s suspended, that was beyond wrong what he did.”

“You do not stop the fight when your fighter can no longer continue. You stop the fight when your fighter can no longer win. The second your guy can’t win, you get him out of there. That fight should have been stopped way earlier. It knocked years off Junior’s life and career, that cornerman should be fired.”

Lets not forget what he looked like after the fight…

Junior Dos Santos after UFC 166

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