"Every single fight, regardless of who it is against, is still the most important fight of my life. You think if I was still bartending and was a former judoka that any of these people would have knocked on my door and asked me to do these movies? No. Every single time I defend this belt is buying more time that I still have in both of these careers. I want to feel like everything in whole life that I've always worked for, everything is at stake. Not all the time but once every couple months I need to have that big battle, just to keep me motivated. Alexis Davis is just the next one. ... Nobody is easy until after you beat them. All those other chicks were easy. Alexis... she is the biggest problem I've ever had."
"Obviously, I'm the underdog. You come across the general public and nobody expects me to win. And I don't care, I'll take it, I love being the underdog. I understand I haven't got as much attention, you know. (That's) also my fault, too. I'd love to be the next Chael Sonnen but it's just not in my personality. But I'm not worried because I always know that I'm going to win the fight. Then they'll be talking about me; then they won't be able to shut up about me. ... You can feel like the gold around your waist with your hand raised. That belt is mine."
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