"Let’s be honest: This is a title run. I’ve kind of always been that way, where I’d rather run myself into a brick wall and fail at the attempt than keep running my mouth. Let’s face facts, guys: I’m a good mouth runner. I can talk about anything at any time I want. But the real guys will talk about it and then go out and do it. I don’t have much time left. I’m 37 years old and I’m only going to be around four, five more years. (The sport is) going to develop too much around me. No matter what I’m going to do, I’m not going to be able to develop. Age and wisdom can only take you so far before age catches up to you. I want to go up at least having made the attempt of being one of the best guys out there.... I still get nervous. I throw up and have diarrhea the day of the fight. Typical stuff. Everybody kind of goes through this. If you don’t get a little nervous, if you don’t get butterflies, then what the hell? Why are you even doing it? For me, it’s still fun. It’s a fun process. I’m an adrenaline junkie. It’s pretty cool for me to have that feeling because now I know I’m back in front of the limelight again."
-- After more than four years away from the Octagon, former number one welterweight contender, Frank Trigg, tells Yahoo!Sports.com that he's ready to give it one more shot before he puts a ribbon on his mixed martial arts career. The 37-year-old fighter made his professional debut back in 1997 and worked his way up the ranks to earn two world title shots opposite Matt Hughes. He came up empty on both attempts, losing via rear naked choke at UFC 45: "Revolution" and then again at UFC 52: "Couture vs Liddell 2." His road back to the top of the heap begins in less that two weeks when he takes on perennial division threat, Josh Koscheck, at UFC 103: "Franklin vs. Belfort" on Sept. 19. Will the third time be the charm for "Twinkle Toes?"