He's tough. He's a big guy with good reach and big arms. His best skill is boxing. He's got a good right hook. A lot of different moves that we don't see in fighting, like hooks. I've got to take care.
You've trained in Cuba and you've worked a lot on your striking.
Ogawa is a good fighter but he has a limit. He's a judo fighter, not a striker. He could be good because he is strong with long arms but I don't think he even compares to Fedor. He's a tough guy and he's proved this many times. Ogawa has only fought a couple of times. Fedor has fought tough opponents, like Coleman and Randleman. I thought when Randleman threw him, he has to show some ground skills and he did.
Fedor's your only loss. What did you gain from your fight with him? What will you do better if you fight again?
Nothing is compared to that for me. I'm very focused on that. I've been training for this every day. To me, it's the most important martial arts event in the world, ever. I know how important it is for all the fighters in the world. I'm very happy to be here among the other guys.
Is there anything else that you want to accomplish before the end of your career?