"People are always saying I'm covering things up," Soares told MMAjunkie.com on Tuesday evening. "First of all, my job as a manager is to do the best that I can for my client. As far as translating everything he says, I do my best."
"Let me ask you something: for the past 45 seconds can you tell me word-for-word what I just told you? The truth of the matter is I basically try to make a summary of [Silva's statements]. I try to take what he's saying and translate it to get point across."
"Do I miss some things? Yeah, I miss some things. I can't say that it's always exactly what he said. Sometimes I'll present it in a way that it still has the same meaning. If you were to translate word-for-word verbatim to what he said, it wouldn't translate. There's a lot of things that just don't translate, so I just kind of have to change it a little bit."
"I'm not changing it for any particular reason. I'm not a professional translator. Sometimes it's not word for word, but I can guarantee you that I try to summarize it as much as I can."
"There are some times where I forget to put things in. There's a lot of times where I forget to put things in that I wish I wouldn't have. I just forget, especially when he's giving me a 30-second answer."
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