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Sonnen: I can arrange Belfort's meeting with Jesus

ESPN staff
January 20, 2013
Vitor Belfort beat Michael Bisping in Brazil © Getty Images

Chael Sonnen delivered an instant response to Vitor Belfort after the Brazilian labelled him a "clown" on Saturday, insisting he will fight the Phenom after he takes on Jon Jones.

Belfort downed Michael Bisping with a second-round stoppage in Sao Paulo, before he called for a rematch with light-heavyweight king Jones, telling the UFC to cancel the champion's fight with Sonnen.

"Get that clown Chael Sonnen out. Get him out. Let me fight Jon Jones, champion v champion, get Chael out. Let me fight for the belt," Belfort said.

The response from Sonnen was instant as he spoke on Fuel TV, mocking Belfort's religious beliefs before accusing the Phenom of calling him out only when the fight cannot be made.

"Let me be real clear and speak direct with you Vitor: You've been telling the world that you'd like to meet Jesus. I'd be glad to arrange that travel," Sonnen said.

"But, first, I'm going to get rid of Jon Jones. But, you are next. Let me be clear: Vitor, I accept. Don't make any mistake about that.

"You have called me out twice now, once after I signed a contract to fight Anderson Silva and once when you know I was busy with Jon Jones. I accept."

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