“I got to win these fights. I don’t think it matters what I do. I have to win. I love competition, it makes me right. It makes everything work. He’s [BJ Penn] my favorite fighter. He’s better than they are. I know where he came from, he comes from where I came from.”

Nick Diaz shares his thoughts on his challenger for UFC 137 on October 29 in Las Vegas, NV.

Will Nick Diaz’ respect for the former champion, BJ Penn make a difference?