“I apologize for the fight not so much because I lost but because of how it went down. I always like to put on exciting fights for the fans but Rashad came out to use that â€˜Greg Jacksonâ€™ plan: be boring and squeak out a victory. So that bothers me more than the loss. I remember one other thing he was doing – he was punching me in my knee! It was weird because I had suffered a real bad knee injury in camp but we kept it secret, we didnâ€™t say anything about it and we didnâ€™t even tell the UFC. I told my doctor and that was it, he helped me out but I was going to back out of the fight. The only reason I didnâ€™t back out was the fight had been so hyped and I didnâ€™t want to disappoint the fans. Why was he punching me in the knee though? Thatâ€™s kind of weird – did he find out about the injury? I donâ€™t know. Its weird.” [FightersOnly]
What happened to the “Ring Rust” excuse he was using after the fight.