“I think the main thing is in our first fight I was nervous and I was anxious,” Silva said. “And I have replaced those emotions now. Now I’m calm and I’m driven. I really want this. Comparing my style of fighting to Cain’s style of fighting, I would have to be born again to become faster than Cain Velasquez. I’ve got 30 pounds on him. He’s going to be faster than me. So I need to work with what I have, and what I have is very, very heavy hands.
“So, I’m going to need to keep my hands healthy and heavy to go in there and I’m sure that the first punch that I really land, he’s going to go down.”
Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is set to square off against Cain Velasquez next weekend at UFC 160. During yesterday’s pre-fight conference call the big man, growing ever confident in his punching power, proclaimed that he will put the champ away with the first solid blow landed.
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