” You know I tore my MCL in the fight with Till. We did an MRI and thankfully nothing else was damaged. “


” When you’re out there in the octagon and you’ve got thousands of people, millions across the world, either cheering for you to win or cheering for you to get knocked out, the adrenaline is going, so it doesn’t hurt while you’re out there. Now fast forward to about an hour and a half to two hours after the fight? Oh yes. It’s pretty painful. “


” The average MMA guys have a boxer’s stance which makes it easier for a wrestler when they try and take you down. I tend to stand sideways and that gives them only one leg to shoot for, it tends to make it more difficult to try and take me down. “


” I was like ‘You know what? I’m training with these champions. Guys like Georges St-Pierre, Rashad Evans, Nate Marquardt… Let me give this MMA thing a shot. “


” To be honest with you, getting knocked out isn’t that bad. It’s not what everybody makes it out to be. “


” I rage playing video games. I think that’s the only time you will ever hear me say a cuss word. “


” If you’re strong mentally, you can do anything. “


” You can defend a single-leg takedown a little bit easier than you could a double-leg takedown. “


” Constantly moving, from side to side. Keeping your opponent guessing. If you stand still long enough, a wrestler is going to shoot for your legs. He’s going to see where your legs are at. But, if you keep him constantly guessing, they can’t get a bead on those legs. So, constant movement is probably one of the best takedown defenses you could use. “


” I understand it’s part of the sport, part of the game to have people who like you and people who don’t. “



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You know I tore my MCL in the fight with Till. We did an MRI and thankfully nothing else was damaged.
When you
The average MMA guys have a boxer
I was like
To be honest with you, getting knocked out isn
I rage playing video games. I think that
If you
You can defend a single-leg takedown a little bit easier than you could a double-leg takedown.
Constantly moving, from side to side. Keeping your opponent guessing. If you stand still long enough, a wrestler is going to shoot for your legs. He
I understand it

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