Found December 06, 2012 on hov-mma:

The UFC on FOX 5 pre- fight press conference took place earlier today inside of the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. As far as pre-fight press conferences go, I'd have to say this was one of the most entertaining, meaningful, and star studded UFC pressers I've witnessed in my handful of years covering the sport. 

I've attached the full presser below along with a bonus video that shows you the main card fighters meeting each other eye to eye for the first time. If you don't have time to sit through these moving pictures, I've also added some fun quotes directly below the videos.

The dais left to right - (Left) Mike Swick, BJ Penn, Shogun Rua, Champion Benson Henderson (Center) Dana White, (Right) Challenger Nate Diaz, Alexander Gustafsson, Rory MacDonald, Matt Brown

"This is the baddest fight EVER on free television." - UFC President Dana White

"The way i dress doesn't really have anything to do with the way I fight.. I wanted to wear a suit today. *shrugs*" - Rory MacDonald when asked by Gareth A. Davies about being a fashionista of sorts

"It's the most important fight of my career, by far the toughest guy. So, when I win this fight I will be up in the mix and i will be ready for the champion if it's Chael [Sonnen] or [Jon] Jones." - Alexander Gustafsson

"We're gonna move Phil Davis to another card." - Dana on Forrest Griffin's recent knee injury

"He [Shogun] is the gatekeeper right now to that title. ...The winner of this fight (Shogun vs. Gustafsson) would get the next shot." - Dana White

"It's all of the above. Mental, physical and emotional. Everything. My body got rejuvenated from the inside." - BJ Penn on his year away from the Octagon

"Rory said he took this fight because he really wants to hurt me. He said I'm probably going to die in the ring. And he better be ready to back up everything he said." Penn

Penn then looks over at Rory and says, "You wanna say stuff like that you better back it up tomorrow." 

Rory's response - "Im ready don't worry about that." Penn keeps it going - "We'll see."

Now this is reminding me of a conversation I had with my brother when we were seven - "We will see." - Rory

"If you're fighting for someones opinion, for status, it's the wrong reason to fight.  If that is his motivation...I think its gonna get him hurt." - Rory on BJ"

We will go to India in 2013." - A little bonus piece of UFC info from Dana


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