Honestly, I was surprised. I was hitting him with a lot of punches so I thought he would go down. When I saw that, I thought that he's a fighter with a lot of heart. I'm sure he trained to win, too. I just had a bit of luck this time and won.
Omigawa has a strong record in judo. Were you surprised that he could strike, too?
I was very surprised that he was able to counter with strikes. Before the fight, I thought he would come at me with judo throws or takedowns. His judo skills are good and I think he had a good defense. I could feel that he's a top-class judo player when we were fighting.