Friday Morning Link Dump

Chael Sonnen publishes volume one of heel manifesto:  — Our buddy Chael Sonnen has been pretty strong when it comes to hyping up his UFC 117 title fight with nemesis Anderson Silva, but he has no qualms about putting other Brazilians in his crosshairs. Witness Chael turn his wrath on Silva teammate Antonio Rogerio Nogueira after Nogueira had less-than-flattering words for the Oregonian. (Cage Potato)

Josh Rosenthal explains his call in the Lesnar/Carwin fight — Depending on how much hatred for Brock Lesnar you have, Josh Rosenthal either did a brilliant or terribly poor job officiating the UFC 116 main event. Rosenthal explained his actions to ESPN’s MMA Live, and our boys at MMA Fighting have the transcript. (

UFC lobbying Victoria for regulation, plans return to Australia in 2011 — The UFC ran a successful event in Australia last year, and this time they’re turning their attention towards Sydney. Watch Kalib Run has the rundown for you. (WKR)

Randy Couture says his fight with James Toney will be a big crossover event — Randy Couture is just over a month away from planting James Toney on his back and making him wish he’d never decided to taunt Dana White. In this video for Fight Magazine, Couture talks about the magnitude of the fight. (Fight! Magazine)

DREAM 15 weigh-in results — Five Ounces of Pain has your DREAM.15 weigh-in results for the show that takes place at a ridiculous time on Saturday morning. (5oz of Pain)

Josh Barnett says the UFC and Strikeforce can come get him — We think he’ll be waiting awhile, but what do we know? (Lowkick)

Gegard Mousasi talks DREAM.15 — The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ talks about his upcoming fight with…somebody at DREAM.15. (MMA Scraps)