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" The mind controls everything; it really does. "
" I hit as hard and as fast in the first week of camp as I do in the last week of camp. So it doesn't matter if it's two weeks' notice or 10 weeks' notice. "
" It's going to take more than one loss for me to hang up my gloves; that's for sure. "
" I don't need their love. If they want to boo, let them boo. "
" A lot of people get up to the top of the pile, maybe get one No. 1 contender match-up, and if they lose, they drift into obscurity. I lost, and I went back a bit. But I built myself back up. Three times. "
" You've got to sell fights; you've got to be entertaining. "
" Best move is probably the flying knee I used in the Ultimate Fighter semi-final v Ross Pointon in 2006. "
" You can push my buttons all you want and say whatever you want about me, and that's fine... fighters do that. "
" The more in shape you are, the harder you can push yourself. "
" Let's be honest: I don't want to walk out to boos. I always want to be cheered, like anyone, and I've been very lucky over the years to have a lot of support. Coming to America, I'm always the away guy, and so people thought their guy had to take me out, and they boo. "
" What matters - the only thing that matters - is winning. It's nice to entertain the fans and to gain new ones, especially from the States, but on the night... that's all that matters. "
" I just like doing normal things, going to the shops in Manchester, getting a meal with my girlfriend and kids, going to the cinema. I love Las Vegas and there places, but I couldn't live there. "
" I often put my foot in it a little bit sometimes. "
" I have nothing against America; I love spending time there. I fell in love with the country the very first time I went out there, and I have a lot of fans in the U.S. "
" Maybe when I'm done fighting, I'll open a gym and manage fighters and train fighters. "
" I used to be weak - as did all British fighters - with wrestling, because we don't have high school wrestling or college wrestling here. "
" Some people are born for a certain thing. And for me, unfortunately, I wish it was something a bit more artistic or whatever, but I was a born fighter. That's what kept me coming back. It makes me feel alive. And, I just know, there is nothing I do better in this world than fight. "
" I am proud to be the first British champion, and headlining MSG is a testament to all the hard work. "
" I always support British athletes of all sports, including Tyson Fury. I think he's a great boxer. However, if he's calling out UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez, then quite frankly, he's living in a fantasy world and needs to come back to reality. "
" People write me off, and yet then, when I fight people, my opponents have a completely different opinion of me afterwards. "
" I went to college and did advanced electronical engineering, not really knowing what I wanted to do. It bored me to death, so I dropped out. "
" Fighting in England, for me, is the height of my career. It really is. "
" Without wishing to sound arrogant, when I was younger, I used to win every single martial arts tournament I ever entered. I used to enter the under 14s and under 16s, win both gold medals in those, and then go in the men's tournament just for experience, and end up getting a silver medal. "
" If a football player has a bad game, he's allowed to do that because he plays once or twice a week. With fighting, it's once every few months. "
" I want to be liked; I just haven't lost sleep over it. "
" I'm an emotional fighter; that's no secret. But it can be detrimental. "
" As a fighter, you know when you connect with a really good shot because you feel the impact on your fist. "
" I love the way of life out in California, and I've made a lot of friends out there. The food is amazing. "
" I hate it when people call me a cage fighter. I'm a mixed martial artist. But people take one look at what we do, and they just start making assumptions. "
" People say sometimes that I'm distracted. I'm not distracted. I'm being smart. I'm capitalizing while the iron is hot. That's why I'm trying to do movies. I do the podcast. I do a radio show. I work on FOX. I have a gym; I have a lot of things going on. That's because when I'm done, I want to be set up. "
" I'm in a sport where, on their day, anyone can beat anyone else if they are at the top of their own game. "