“Oh, sh*t, that motherf*cker was powerful. He was a tough-ass dude. I wasn’t anticipating that out of him. I do know he’s a smaller man – undoubtedly wasn’t as sturdy as quite a lot of the those that I’ve fought in my life. I used to be anticipating that his jiu-jitsu was going to be so much higher than it was contemplating that he simply bought his black belt a pair weeks in the past.
“We didn’t plan for no rattling submission in any respect. That was the furthest factor from my thoughts. My jiu-jitsu coach is at all times pondering, ‘Strangle someone, break a bone’ – we’re at all times pondering that. However I used to be undoubtedly simply wanting to harm him. He was speaking quite a lot of sh*t on Instagram, so I used to be identical to, ‘Yeah, all proper, you suppose you’re a canine? Present me that canine.’ And that’s the place my satisfaction got here in to play a bit of bit and I needed to present him I used to be a canine and sh*t.”