Pancrase 285

 
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Tough loss... I can't believe what happened to me. I was feeling good, ready, confident, appreciated, excited, sharp and focused. Lost by decision. I didn't feel I lost or got beat. I accepted the reality, but didn't decide this comes to me.

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Open workout went very well. Thanks a lot for those who were watching my live on Facebook page. I just want to let you know how I am doing during fight week and hope they got what they wanted to see from me. Onnit gears made me so smooth even though I felt a little bit sluggish because of weight cut.The beginning and legend of Japanese mma, Josh Barnett was there and I was glad to meet him. He is such a nice person as he is. 

 

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Organized my stuff during fight week. Flight made me feel sluggish and weak, but will do my best for condition. Who expected that we can buy pasture-raised chicken eggs at Narita airport? I got my greens and tons of lemon to cleanse my body and cut last water I have in my body.

I have no idea how good I am right now, but I would say better than last time fighting in Japan. Experience always helps our life.

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My last cut was 4pounds, but last few pounds are always sucks... weight cut is never easy and safe. I know, but we all do. I got wrapped and was just patient until sweat came off.

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Day before weigh in and the morning of weigh in were hell to me. My brother took this picture. I didn't even recognize it.

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All water was out of my body. I was really strive for water before stepping on a scale.Hooters in shinjyuku were packed. People broughttons of energy and I felt I belonged here because have been here last September.

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Making 125 is never easy, but made it this time again. Yes, we are all professionals! I made weight and faced off against my opponent. I was ready and hoped he was ready too.

 

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Time for walkout. This song is written and sang for me by Rion Takada. I made promotion video for him a few years ago. He was there for me last night, so I decided to put this song for walkout.

 

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He was really prepared for my style.  I got headbut on my left eye and couldn't see well. No matter what, without supporters I couldn't see myself in the cage and how good I am as a Martial artist, so please let me say "thank you" to all of you. I am going to come better, stronger and faster next time.

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Thanks for cornering me. Best team when I'm in Japan. I would like to introduce my suponsors for this fight. Please check out their products and service. I was so proud of representing these brands. Thank you for support!

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