"I think its definitely going to be a ‘different’ fight. You’ve got a 6’ 11" guy against a 5’ 5" guy, tall and slinky against short in stature. I think I am a little bit better in some aspects. I think my experience… actually I cant even say that, he has more fights than I do, haha! I think it will just come down to who wants it more. He is young hungry kid and I am a hungry old kid. I need to eat."

"One of the things I always do is take everyone serious because [MMA] is like football, any given Sunday any team can win," Nelson says.