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As a fighter, you need to constantly improve. So that’s what we’ve been doing: constantly improving striking, grappling, wrestling – there’s always different aspects to improve.
I do believe that Brock Lesnar will be coming back. I don’t want to call it from retirement, but he is a huge draw, big guy, sells tickets. So that’s a fight I would be interested in.
Every fight, honest to say, in this division, at this level, is a toss-up. It’s a 50-50 chance.
If I lose to Frank Mir, I have to find something else to do.
There are not many heavyweight fighters to come by, so having so many sparring partners is a big luxury a lot of other fighters don’t have.
Even if we were friends, I consider this a sport, a competition, so there are no ill feelings towards any other fighter or whatever.
Brock Lesnar was a big guy: he’s at 280 when he fights. When fighting him, you can have a bit of that extra muscle because you don’t want to be thrown around like you’re nothing.
No, I’m not going to retire. Not going anywhere. I’m focused on the UFC. It’s the biggest stage.
I’m not usually the guy who believes in aliens, UFOs or superstitions.
The move into K-1 was very big at the time. It was very special to me. I liked it. It was different. It was only striking, no ground, so it kinda changed my fight style a little bit.
I don’t have any concerns fighting a teammate. It’s a sport. To me, it doesn’t really mean anything.
Style-wise, dos Santos is going to be an excellent fight for me – striker against striker. With my experience, I should have the upper hand.
I wanted to join the Army, but my eyesight wasn’t good, so I quit school and my job to just focus on fighting. I didn’t want to just get deployed. I wanted to get in on the action.
I have stated many times that one of my goals was to become K-1 champion. K-1 is, in our country Holland, very popular, and it’s a big opportunity to become the first person that holds two world titles in two different sports.
When my entire focus is on training and just preparing… I just do 100-percent that and nothing else.
I have a nutritionist and a doctor. Everything is checked. Thoroughly. Everything I take is checked out first.
I heard there was a debate about fighting teammates, and if a fight should happen because the fans or promoter wants it, I will fight a teammate, but family is ridiculous.
The UFC are doing a tremendous job of promoting the sport worldwide. The views about the sport haven’t always been so positive here in the Holland, but it’s nice to see change and to see the UFC come to Holland, and everyone been really enthusiastic about it.