source | FoxSports®
“I don’t want to lose this belt,” he said, when asked how he was able to dig deep.
“So, when I got tired and was hurt, I just kept pressing. I kept punching even though my arms felt like noodles. I just kept f–king punching. I was going to fight him as long as we went. If it took 10 rounds I would’ve stayed in there. Maybe it looked like I was punching in molasses but I was trying to f–king tag him, and just keep punching.
“The measure of a champion is defending the belt after you’ve won it. I couldn’t imagine defending it in a better way than tonight.”