GSP: Fighting is like girlfriends
When you're with her, you don't appreciate her as much as you do as when she is long gone. In other words, you don't miss your water until your well is dry.
"Rush" shared his view at today's (Nov. 7, 2012) UFC 154 conference call:
What I realized the most is, when we get hurt, and you can't fight for a long time, is how much I missed it. It's like when you're in love with your girlfriend. When you're with her everday, sometimes you don't realize you love that person, but when you're away for a long time, you realize you really love that person, you miss her. It's the same thing in fighting. When you do it every day, the stress makes you forget you like that. The fact that I got hurt and I was away for so long and I had to change my routine and everything to make my life more efficient. Now, I'm very pumped and I'm glad to be back and I realized I miss it and I love it and I really enjoy it."