Brendan Schaub talks to MMAWeekly:
"I don't think anyone can argue, I definitely had the tougher road to the finale. If not by far the toughest road, and not only did I have the toughest road, but I ended up finishing all my guys," Schaub said. "I can't say Roy had an easy road. He definitely had a tough road as well, but at the same time I just don't think it compares to mine. It wasn't like he was going out, smashing these guys, and doing all of these impressive performances.
"I think that's my big advantage, Roy's never fought a guy like me," Schaub told MMAWeekly.com. "That's a big thing to make cause he's fought guys like (Andrei) Arlovski, (Jeff) Monson, and those other guys, but at the same time he's never faced a guy of my caliber. If it goes to the ground, I'm fine down there; I can finish the fight down there. Obviously, I have a huge advantage if we keep it on the feet, so I just go in there and I react."
Roy Nelson talks Brendan Schaub:
"In the house I helped Brendan out quite a bit," said Nelson. "Brendan's a tough guy. He has great hands. He's definitely an athlete, definitely the younger of the bucks. He doesn't get rattled."
"He was kind of like Fedor where he might get in bad positions, but if you give him that little hole he's going to capitalize on it, and make you pay," he stated. "He did it with Jon Madsen, he even did it with Marcus Jones, and he even did it with Demico. So you see Brendan, he'll take a bad position to scramble out and capitalize on your mistakes."
I'll be doing a break down of the fight later, so make sure you check that out. However, both guys are laying on the hyperbole kind of thick in trying to build up this fight.