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UFC Quick Quote: Paul Daley training in secret for Dustin Hazelett


"I've had to sacrifice my entire Christmas to get ready for this fight and have been in lockdown for about six weeks now. I've done the bulk of my training at a secret location in Holland. I know Hazelett will be a test for me. Just because he has come in as a replacement doesn't mean he's any less of an opponent. If anything, a late replacement often offers even more of a threat. Everybody knows I finish fights with my hands and feet. I've got that one-punch knockout power. I want Hazelett to realize why I have a reputation in this weight division. A win over Hazelett will set up a massive 2010 for me. I've always had ambitions to fight for the UFC title and that is definitely something I want to achieve in 2010. I don't just want to compete for it; I want to win it. I don't care who holds the title at the time – I want to take that belt and put it around my waist."

Fast-rising welterweight striker Paul Daley updates fans on his official blog about whisking himself away for his upcoming fight against submission specialist Dustin Hazelett on the main card of UFC 108. The heavy-handed "Semtex" vaulted himself to the upper echelon of welterweights after knocking out Martin Kampmann at UFC 103 on Sept. 19 and could make himself a serious threat at 170-pounds with a win over "McLovin'." Will the crafty Hazelett get steamrolled in Las Vegas? Or is Daley getting a little too big for his britches after his win over "The Hitman?"

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