"Tell them everything I know, I learned from the losses," the great boxer Jack Dempsey told a biographer.
Satuday night in the main event at UFC 166, Junior Dos Santos will have a rematch with Cain Velasquez. He lost every round of the last fight back in December, showing above all a staggering ability to not get knocked out.
The big question is, what did dos Santos learn from the loss, that will reverse the outcome in this fight? Santos appeared on "UFC Tonight' and was asked what went wrong in their second fight?
“It’s hard to know," said dos Santos. "I don’t know. I don’t really know that. I think it was everything. Everything was too much for me at that time. Cain Velasquez did an excellent job and he beat me.”
“I think we showed a little of ourselves in each fight. In the first fight, I knocked him out, which is something I did a lot before. The second fight showed how he fights. Now we’ve learned more about each other and it’ll be great for the fans.
“Nobody likes to lose. I learned a lot. I’m smarter now and I have a lot more experience and I’m going to use that.”
What do you think went wrong for dos Santos the last fight? And what can he do to change it?
Thanks to 5thRound for the transcription.
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