“From day one, I fight to satisfy myself. With the contracts, I get paid twice as much if I win than if I lose. So, obviously winning is number one, but I’m not satisfied with the judges having to come into play.
“You’ve never seen me get excited (about?) it.You’ve probably never seen me smile after winning a decision and you never will because that’s not what I am there to do. I’m there to dominate my opponents, make them quit and finish them.”
“Sometimes that style of fighting has cost me, but it’s still who I am and that’s the way I’m going to fight. I know there are fights I could’ve won if I fought a little more conservatively.”
During yesterday’s UFC 172 media day, Jim Miller discussed his mindset going into every fight he partakes in.
The top lightweight contender faces off with Yancy Medeiros this weekend on the UFC 172 main card.
(transcript props: MMAFighting.com)