It feels great to win. I took him down. I did it. It wasn't an accident. I'm proud of that. Everyone who says I'm the challenger is wrong. I want to say thank you to the few people that bet on me to win. It's too bad for those that bet on me to lose.
This fight was a challenge match for the Open Weight Grand Prix tournament. Do you think it's impossible for small fighters to take on big fighters?
The fight proved it. Make no mistake. Today the little man beat the big man. I guess I was stronger. Those things happen. It happens in the excitement. I'm not worried about it. I have to keep going forward. I would like to train with Chute Boxe. I will start training again on Monday at the earliest. I want to train, not sit on the sofa and get fat. Shogun is a member of the Chute Boxe family just like Phil (Baroni) sitting here next to me and my dad are family. I got in the ring as a professional fighter, not to get into a street fight. I hope I can get back on good terms with Chute Boxe after we get back to the hotel. This fight was over very quickly so it was fun for me. I did it. I've gotten older in years but I'm not old and I can still fight. Even if my hair gets thinner, I'm still improving myself as a fighter. I'm not like those guys that sit at their desks working and playing on the internet. I don't care about the people that hate me and I want to tell my fans that I love them.