They Said That?

SWEEP… THE LEG

“Chuck depends a lot on his rhythm, and we wanted to keep him from setting up. We knew that if we kept kicking him, he wouldn’t have a leg to stand on.”

- Greg Jackson, on Chuck Liddell

 

PROMOTION KING

“I have nothing but love for Ultimate Fighting.”

- Don King on his feelings towards his biggest competitor

 

THE ULTIMATE TEST

“In a perfect world, I’d love to fight my clone.”

- Anderson Silva when asked who he’d like to fight next.

 

SHO-GUNNED

Q: How many stitches did you get, Forrest?

A: I got all of them.

- Forrest Griffin commenting on the giant gash on his forehead after UFC 76

 

FULL STEAM AHEAD

“Unlike other organizations where they said, ‘if I can get a TV deal,’ well, I have my own TV deal. I have my own DVD output. I own my own arena. I can put it on in American Airlines Center. We have our own production company, so I don’t have to pay a third party to come in a truck and produce video so I can put out a DVD. These are all elements that we already control.”

- Mark Cuban, on entering the world of MMA

 

FREE BEATINGS!

“Well, the weird thing about me is that I grew up fighting. One of my friends introduced me to it [MMA] and I was like, ‘Whoa, you mean I can beat up white dudes and not go to jail?’”

- Rampage Jackson, on what drew him to MMA

 

MMA BALLER

“I’ve been doing a lot of fighting, a lot of swimming, a lot of hunting and a lot of school work and a lot of reading…” “UFC fighting, Ultimate Fighting, yeah, I’m serious.”

“….I’m a fan of the sport. I started doing it and then some guy challenged me!”

- NBA Superstar Shaquille O’Neal when asked how he spent this past off-season.

 

SPEAKING OF BASKETBALL…

“Of course. I’d be f—ng happy to sock his big basketball head all over the Octagon. (laughs) I’m only joking. You’re going to quote me on that, aren’t you?”

- Michael Bisping jokes with MMAJunkie.com about taking a fight with his TUF coach, Tito Ortiz.

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