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I don’t take anything personal.
I know how hard I hit, and so do my fans, and so do everyone else in the UFC.
I see myself as a power puncher, but for some reason, I can never sell myself that I’m one of the elite.
If you do what you love, you’re going work your butt off every day.
I’ll downplay myself before I compliment myself.
What I realized is that no matter what you do, you’re not alone in life. Every accomplishment worth a salt, there is someone else there who played a role and took a part.
Disney World was tough because you do a lot of walking, but it was worth it. To see the smiles on the faces of my kids and the memories that we made makes it all worth it.
I’m done fighting at welterweight. Unless they open up a 175-pound division, I’m moving up to middleweight.
It’s weird, because realistically, I’m the average person. I got in one fight my whole entire life.
Pride is an amazing thing.
GSP can’t hide from me forever, you know.
Fighting lives and dies; you can’t fight forever.
The only way to beat Georges St-Pierre, there’s two ways: knock him out, or do the same thing he does to everyone else, and guess what, my wrestling is good enough to make sure I can do what he does to everyone else. I promise you that.
I never call anyone out because I have too much respect for everyone. It’s hard enough just getting in the Octagon. If you call somebody out and you end up losing, it looks worse.
You take it fight by fight, day by day. That’s how I live it. That’s how I train.
I think it’s a dying thing these days, taking a chance. People don’t always do it because they have comfort. And, you know, there might be something else out there you can do that makes you happier than the situation you’re in.
To be a world champion from Oklahoma is something that really pushes me.
I can fight for my honor, but fighting for my family is the most important thing. Making sure they get what they want. That’s all that matters.
But after defeating Carlos Condit, I’ve shown I deserve to have a title shot.
If you are out there golfing, and you hit a bad shot, anyone who knows golf will tell you that you just have to forget about it. If you don’t, you’ll hit another bad one and another and then another. It plays with your head. It’s the same way in a fight.
The Lord blessed me with great strength.
I’ve got to believe in my skills.
That’s my goal for every fight, is to hit them as hard as I can.
Any time you get a title shot, you always try to wait for it the best you can.
I just want the belt. That’s the only thing that’s pushing me, the only thing that’s motivating me.
I’ve been very blessed to accomplish everything I’ve wanted to. Anything I’ve put my mind to, I’ve done it.
I’m not that type of guy that says, ‘No, I think I deserve more.’
I’ve got to keep my name out in the public eye. That’s how you get more fans, and the more fans you get, the more want to see you fight for the title.
I’m going to do everything in my power and train as hard as I can to make sure that 12-pound gold buckle that says UFC on it is somewhere at my house.
I think my strength is going to be my greatest attribute and speed.
I grew up working hard to earn everything I had.
I don’t want to be one of those guys who fights until they’re 38, 40 years old. I don’t want to put my wife through that, and I don’t want to put my kids through that.
I’m not going to fight unless it’s for a belt. Nothing else matters but the belt.
I’ve been competing my whole life. Who cares about the spotlight?
The wrestling experiences I’ve had, the understanding I have of my body, that stuff has allowed me to excel.
I know that I wouldn’t be where I’m at if it wasn’t for God.
I have wrestling. Yes, I do; my background is wrestling. I have knockout power. Just because I don’t go out there and use it all, you don’t have to use it all to win fights.
That desire and drive to keep going are crucial things to have, and time off gave that to me.
I still believe in my mind I’m the best welterweight in the world.
I didn’t enjoy fighting. All I cared about was trying to beat the scale. Once that got to a point where I couldn’t compete with the scale anymore, I was like, ‘I’m done.’
I still like fighting, it just got to a point in MMA where it was just another day.
God blessed me with a great wife, a great family, and a great coach.
Every fight, I have to learn something.
I had Jake Ellenberger. I trained very hard for him; then I was able to get Carlos Condit, an excellent fighter. That’s what it’s all about.
I don’t know how many times I’ve went to bed at five, six o’clock in the morning and woke up at 10, running four miles because I wanted to beat GSP that bad.
It’s great to be able to fight in Dallas, but to be the main event for a fight card in Dallas is an honor in itself.
I always thought I could be pretty good, and it turns out fighting has made me happy.
The UFC wants to put on shows that the fans want to see, and if the fans want to see you fight someone, that’s what’s going to happen.
I wanted to be a father, and I wanted to be involved in my children’s athletics, school stuff like that.
Growing up wrestling, you get injured, and they expect you back on the mat in a couple weeks unless it’s really bad.