Jose Aldo is your teammate, and you’ve said you wouldn’t fight him. Would you deny a title shot, in case you win and Aldo beats up Mark Hominick?
Of course, there’s nothing more worthy than being faithful to someone, whether it’s a family person, a friend, a friend from work… You have to honor the ones who honored you. I try to be faithful to God and to everything he’s given me, like my family, my wife, my teammates. Me and my team are together on this one. While one is on the top, the others around him are there to help him to remain there while God allow it, because that’s how honorable men should think. When it’s your time to shine, you will do so, and I know my chances will come, like they already are.
Do you consider changing divisions to have a title shot?
No, I don’t… Being pretty honest, I don’t exactly need it, because things always happen when they supposed to happen, and God will give the chance for all of us to shine and make our dreams come true. If I wanted a belt that hard, I’d be fighting K-1 for a long time now, or defending a world title of Muay Thai in some organization, because I grew up dreaming about it. I still want to fight like they do at K-s, against someone known in that area, or to dispute a world title of Muay Thai. That’s a part of my dreams. As for UFC, I know I’ll reach greatest moments of my career there, and I’m only starting.
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