UFC Quick Quote: Jorge Santiago thought Brian Stann would be an easy fight

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"I guess what went wrong is that I was too confident. I didn't feel the pressure by the fans, of having everybody staring at me. I was to at ease, I thought it'd be easy and I lost focus. I didn't do what I could've done. The guys that train with me and are part of my team, like Gesias (Cavalcante) said, I didn't do half what I could. It was his big day. Next time I won't let it happen."

-- Easy does it for middleweight masher Jorge Santiago, who tells Tatame.com that his performance against Brian Stann at this past weekend's UFC 130: "Rampage vs. Hamill" event on May 28 in Las Vegas can be attributed to a lackadaisical attitude toward the match-up. "Sandman" thought he could sink "All American" quickly but was instead felled in the second round via brutal knockout after eating quite a few big shots from the former Marine. Don't let this showing fool you, though, says Santiago, as that wasn't even half of his full potential. Expect a much better performance the next time out. Can anyone think of a good bounce-back fight for the former Sengoku champion? You know where to tell us.

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