The UFC light-heavyweight fighter who was suspended for a year after his UFC 125 fight vs. Brandon Vera for a failed drug test, spoke to mmafighting.com about the lesson he learned from the incident:
“What I learned from that is really hard to explain. Everybody makes mistakes. I made my mistake, and I just tried to put everything away and move forward and train right. I just learned again how [to] train right…how to put my body to work.
Everything is about your mentality. I think like, he can have the whole country behind him, screaming his name, but inside the cage it’s just me and you. It’s up to them. I’m here to do my job. I’m sure the fans, they’re going to understand.”