Mighty Mouse: My mind is my biggest weakness

by Stephie Daniels | source: bloodyelbow.com
 

Stephie Daniels: Where do you feel his advantage might be in this fight, and conversely, where do you feel you will have the advantage

Demetrious Johnson: Well, I feel the advantage that he probably has is that we fought once before, so he knows how I fight and how my speed works. I have to be aware that he's dealt with me before, so I've got to go out there and show new stuff, show areas that he hasn't been before. I've got to be on top against him, so I can see how good his grappling is.

My mind is like my biggest weakness. My coach always tells me that I can beat anybody in the world, and that the only thing that stops me is my mind. It's like my biggest enemy. This time, I think I've got my mind in check. I always try to go out there and fight the perfect fight, and I forget that it's an actual fight.

If you're in the bar and about to fight someone, you can't be like, 'Hold up. Let me get my footwork together. Let me get my hand wraps on.' This time I'll use my athletic ability, my reactions and my eight weeks of training camp.

I was trying to fight without making mistakes. I wasn't really going for the kill. In MMA, if you make a mistake, you're going to be done for. This is a winner's sport. If you make a huge mistake, you're going to pay a price for it. Sometimes I will let myself go in the last round, but this time I'm ready to go out there and leave it all in the octagon.

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chaplinshouse site profile image  

6/5/12 6:36 PM by chaplinshouse

 that's the problem with mice.  they have little weak mice minds.  mighty mouse did too but he was so buff and could fly so no one noticed

Dosantowned site profile image  

6/5/12 2:23 PM by Dosantowned

Subbed.

UGCTT_BlahBreh site profile image  

6/5/12 2:10 PM by UGCTT_BlahBreh

Leave it to crooklyn to finally get something out of this guy that doesn't completely put me to sleep, every interview he does is the worlds most boring interview.

RyannVonDoom site profile image  

6/5/12 1:49 PM by RyannVonDoom

And this

UGCTT_molsonmuscle360 site profile image  

6/5/12 1:47 PM by UGCTT_molsonmuscle360

 Worst thing for a fighter to have going in against a fighter as mentally strong as Uncle Creepy is to be mentally weak yourself.

unclehulka13 site profile image  

6/5/12 1:44 PM by unclehulka13

He's already lost. Hell UC was gonna beat him regardless of him thinking.

UGCTT_chuckles1 site profile image  

6/5/12 1:40 PM by UGCTT_chuckles1

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UGCTT_the people's cecil site profile image  

6/5/12 1:23 PM by UGCTT_the people's cecil

 "This time, I think I've got my mind in check."

Boptrotme4u site profile image  

6/5/12 1:22 PM by Boptrotme4u

With his speed and skill set he can think what he likes-still a mighty mouse monster

UGCTT_LnPninja site profile image  

6/5/12 1:21 PM by UGCTT_LnPninja

 That. If there was ever a case for a fighter winning a decision off his back it was that fight. (Or maybe Javi vs mendes) This scoring system is FUCKED.