Urijah Hall was one of the most touted fighters to come out of a season of the Ultimate Fighter to date. But after a disappointing 0-2 start in the UFC, Hall knows he has to win at UFC 168:
"I feel like this fight is a do or die, but I also look at it as a way to bring that side out of me," he says. "It’s kind of hard to explain. It’s like these two losses make me appreciate the wins more. It just kind of changed me to understand what I’m fighting for. And to go in there and put all those emotions aside. It’s something I’ve struggled with for a long time.
"Because, again, I don’t have that killer instinct. I don’t know how to go in there and kill someone. But I do know how to pick you apart and dismantle you. It was just focusing on that and understanding it and I’m at a point where I’m working with some great guys. I’m up here in Portland man and chopping trees and punching meet, that Rocky mentality, and it feels good."
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