Josh Koscheck Says Johny Hendricks Got Lucky Against Jon Fitch
By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
Josh Koscheck will look to gain a little retribution for his teammate Jon Fitch who was knocked out by Koscheck_s UFC on FOX 3, Johny Hendricks, at UFC 141.
Koscheck talked about the Fitch/Hendricks bout and also discussed his fight with Hendricks this week at the UFC on FOX 3 pre-fight press conference:
"For the record kid, I_m not a stepping stone. I see this fight as a big opportunity for me to make that run again and Johny Hendricks isn_t gonna win this fight. His fight (against Jon Fitch) didn_t really last very long, so I really couldn_t judge how good he is. I watched the fight and it looked like he threw a lucky punch with his eyes closed and it landed. This fight excites me. It_s kind of like the pride of wrestling. He was a two-time champ in NCAA. I can respect that because I know how hard it is to win the NCAA title. I_m in a new place right now and I_ve got my own Dethrone base camp gym for me. I_ve got a lot of new coaches and new training partners. Things are looking up for me."
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