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He's the former UFC lightweight champion.
And a former USC welterweight champion one of only two UFC fighters to win a title in two different -- glasses.
And he's telling it all in his book BJ Penn is the author and the name of the book is why I fight.
The delta just an accessory first off tell us how you got involved in ultimate fight.
Decide to send the kid growing up you know -- -- -- -- new in the boxing him and Lama.
You know Lun -- get into fights and stuff as a kid and not the that's a good thing but up I think rolled out where I really wasn't doing much in my father kind of push me into martial arts and push me into a Brazilian jujitsu and that's -- -- kind of got my start in.
What is it like when you hop into the octagon and that energy closes behind you.
-- my guess I'm getting pretty used to it now button.
If it's an awesome intense feeling it's it's just what it looks like you know it's it's it's pretty hair raising I guess that when people fight they think cubs.
Well you know they're they're angry they wanna kill the guy they wanted complete you know knocked her head off.
But when you fight how do you approach it differently let's say you've got it gets in a fight -- more.
All -- -- much different notified in a bar you know where we're very trained we we if we train our techniques all day.
That's all we do this is -- life get on -- that's one of the reasons why I wrote the book you know it's very misunderstood.
It's a very misunderstood sport.
And this kind of gives you -- look inside to what really goes on what goes on behind the scenes -- goes on in the fighter's head.
-- you say that we end up in a situation.
-- you have to neutralize me and you know I'm a 170 pounds of fuel reached.
Yes so much sorry and you've never seen any quite like the first thing Hussein where's the doer.
-- I can't get data that's all I have an opinion I'm thinking now this guy looks like he can punch really hard I can just element to value and also.
First thing I would do is like -- up.
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Brian and -- Yeah okay we're -- yeah when we come back.
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