"In this sport, you won't survive if you don't lock the position really tight," Palhares told MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz. "I believe I did what I should have done to win. I didn't do anything wrong. They are just trying to humiliate me because I submit people, or for other reasons I don't know."
"Was it long? Yeah, it was long," he said. "I think if they argued that it wasn't a bit long, then they're kidding themselves or are they not being truthful. Was it beyond reason for anyone else in the world? No. If anyone else in the world did that, we wouldn't be having this conversation. He has a freaking history of this."
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