"It's kind of funny, all of these Pride guys are supposed to be the best and they're better than the UFC. Then you got a guy who isn't ranked in the top ten of the world [Gabriel Gonzaga] knocks out the number two guy in the world [Mirko Cro Cop]. I think it goes to show you how much tougher the UFC guys are. Heath Herring came here and he didn't live up to expectations. Wanderlei got pounded on and Gomi got beat by Nick Diaz... I just don't know why the fans don't realize how good the UFC guys are. Things are changing and I'm looking forward to getting back in there and mixing things up with all these guys."
-- Tim Sylvia making a point that a lot of people (including me) are only now realizing