You can add Ronda Rousey to the list of people who disapprove of Jon Jones’ decision to turn down Chael Sonnen as an opponent for UFC 151. Here’s what she told ESPN:

Rousey, who says she classes herself as a friend of Jon Jones, was mystified by the decision. She told ESPN: “Mostly, I’d be more bummed with my coach, if I had that situation come up and my coach said anything else other than ‘you’re the world champion, you could beat anyone, anytime. Go do it’, I would think ‘why doesn’t my coach have any confidence in me?’ I don’t know what Jon Jones’ reasoning is, but I’d have made a different decision.”

“I don’t have any kids to provide for, if I come home with a bruised up face and a loss all I have to worry about is my own pride and my cable bill,” she added. “When I was first starting out, when I really needed the money, the main event fell through and the whole event was cancelled and I know how that feels. I wouldn’t want to do that to anybody else.”

“If Dana said he wanted me to fight Chris ‘Cyborg’ Santos with a 40lbs weight disadvantage or wrap our hands with Duck Tape and be there in 40 minutes, I’d say I’d be there in 10 minutes just so I could stretch first. It doesn’t matter to me, I consider myself the best in the world. I think if you have that title, you have a responsibility to defend it at anytime against anyone.”

A strange thing for someone to say when she’s just demanded the Cyborg fight happen at a weight class Cris can’t make and with extensive drug testing agreements in place. Then again, most people in the know think all that is just posturing to make sure Ronda gets paid the kind of money she deserves to move up in weight for a