Yosuke Nishijima

Pride Fighting Championships: How do you feel now that the fight is over?
Yosuke Nishijima: I don't have enough experience and I wasn't able to do anything. I'm sorry.
Pride: What do you think was the reason for your loss?
Nishijima: I don't have enough experience or training in grappling and defense. I think it was these two things.
Pride: You took some hits at the start of the fight. Any damage?
Nishijima: No. My memory's a little vague, though.
Pride: What did you think of Evangelista's striking?
Nishijima: I don't remember it.
Pride: What kind of fight were you hoping for?
Nishijima: I wanted to trade (punches) with him but I couldn't.
Pride: Did you try to do something different than boxing? Or did you want to win with boxing?
Nishijima: I intended to box with him if he came out punching?
Pride: You've lost three consecutive fights in PRIDE. What do you think about that?
Nishijima: I don't have enough skill. I will continue to do my best.
Pride: What will you work on so you can win?
Nishijima: I want to improve my ability to stay standing and focus on grappling. I need to be strong enough to stay standing in the fight. I need more leg strength and I need grappling technique.
Pride: You invited a boxing trainer for this fight, right?
Nishijima: I want to do more grappling training.
Pride: Will you take off your shoes?
Nishijima: I will keep wearing them.