"Yes, of course, this is the end. I’m thinking to myself, ‘Why did you step back into the Octagon after the beating that Rory MacDonald gave you?’ And the reason is, I really needed to find out. If I didn’t make this night happen for myself, I would have always wondered. I would have gone back and forth and begged [UFC president] Dana [White] to let me get back in. I guess I needed some closure."
- BJ Penn