It was a great fight. I was really amazed. All of his takedowns, punches and kicks were perfect. He's an incredible fighter. I'm really looking forward to watching his fights from now on.
What do you think will happen if Mirko and Fedor fight?
That's a tough one. They're both strong so I can't say which one but it will definitely be a fight that moves everyone that watches it. I'm looking forward to watching their fight. Is there anyone from the American media here? I'd like to say something to my mother and children in America. I think I did my best today but this isn't the end. I want to train and continue to fight the best in the world.
Any words for your fans?
To all the fans in America and Japan, and all the fans in the world. I love you all. I'm going to continue to train and continue to get stronger. Finally, I'd been scared of getting punched in the neck because I had a neck injury. I realized in this fight that it's okay.