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Quote of the Day - B.J. Penn

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"Everybody has questioned my heart, questioned my training ethics, this and that, but I never did something as cowardly as to take any sports enhancement drug...That's one thing no one can ever say about me, you know? That I was a coward and took sports enhancement drugs, because I was afraid I was going to get my ass kicked in front of millions of people. So anybody out there who said I never had no heart, at least I wasn't a coward."

"To me in this sport, it's fighting, it's mixed martial arts, and I feel there's too many athletes and not enough fighters...I think these people going in taking these sports enhancement drugs, they're not real fighters, they're athletes. I'm a fighter. I'm a real fighter. That's all I did my whole life.

-- BJ Penn, describing his view of how a real fighter's character translates into action.