Chris Weidman has basically pioneered the art of sounding so damn sure of victory that he confidences himself right into a title shot. Now Matt Brown takes that approach and tries to apply it to Georges St Pierre:
“I think he’d be scared to get close enough to hit me because I’m not going to avoid anything he throws. I’m going to step right in the pocket and throw down. He’s not going to have any option but to be on the feet with me. Even if he has the skills to stand, he would not be able to handle my pressure, tenacity and desire to win. I think I’m one of the worst match ups for GSP.”
“Everyone thinks I’m delusional and crazy for thinking that, but I know who I am. If I go in there the best I can be, I know I’d destroy GSP. When I come in against GSP, I’m going in to take the belt from him, I’m not going to play around with the world title on the line. I’m 110% confident, if I show up at my best, he does not stand a chance in hell against me. This match up with Thiago is a far tougher match up for me than GSP.”
And a swing and a miss! No sir, you do not have a better chance of beating GSP than Johny Hendricks, and Thiago Alves isn’t a harder matchup for you than Georges would be. Bravo on your bravado, though. For a guy who was just barely hanging onto relevancy for several years, you have definitely gotten the mental hang of being a top five welterweight. Now all you have to do is beat one.