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Old 11-29-2012, 09:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My favorite fight: Brendan Schaub on GSP's Latest Win...

UFC heavyweight Brendan “The Hybrid” Schaub talks about his favorite fight as a UFC fan. See Brendan’s next bout inside the Octagon against Lavar Johnson on the FX prelims of UFC on FOX 5, taking place Saturday December 8th.

When I think about my favorite fight, honestly, Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit, because I just watched it. It was an amazing fight – just so good. I saw UFC 154 with friends and family at my house in Denver, where I’m doing my training camp for my fight in a few weeks.

It was cool because GSP came off that long layoff and a lot of people doubted him, including people I know in the industry. People were saying “His time is up man, I don’t think he can do it anymore” and “What about ring rust?” They were really talking a lot of smack.

As soon as I saw Georges shoot his first shot and his timing was there I was like, “Oh, Carlos is in trouble.” If he would have shot in and his timing was off, then people would have blamed it on Georges having ring rust and would have immediately said he could no longer compete at this level. But as soon as I saw that double-leg I knew he would be fine. And then I was like “Hell yeah!”

Carlos was so game, too. His face was all bloody and he was clapping at the crowd. He was awesome. And then he almost knocked Georges out. He almost gave me a heart attack! When I get nervous I don’t talk, I just sit there. It’s really weird. So I got really quiet and couldn’t talk then I would just clap when Georges did something good. Carlos really just gave it 110% and I think he earned a lot of people’s respect that night -- he for sure earned my respect.

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When GSP came out to California for his rehab we did strength and conditioning at the same place together. I’ve been up to Tristar in Montreal a few times and he has been out to Denver to train a number of times as well.

It’s always great when you can watch one of your friends get a big, important win. Georges is not only a friend to me, but he is also someone I try to model myself after. Georges is the blueprint to be a multiple-time champ in the UFC and I learn a lot from Georges every time I’m around him.

The biggest thing I've learned from Georges is that it’s about grinding and getting better but it’s also about getting rest. You go hard and then when you rest it’s just as important as your training. I now mimic is the way Georges structures his camps. He has it down to a science, so now I do my camps the exact same way he does.

Because of my friendship with Georges and the circumstances of such a long layoff, watching his performance and his domination at UFC 154 was really cool. And I liked Georges’ pre-fight cartwheels, too. I might try some of them myself!

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Old 11-29-2012, 10:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Always great to see the human side of a fighter (despite what you may or may not think of them).


Always awesome to see them be a "fan" as well, like when you see Guida in the crowd cheering away like the guy beside him holding a beer..

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wow that was a great read
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