Dos Santos Credits Lesnar, Reality Show for Exposure

By Marcelo Alonso Jun 8, 2011
Junior dos Santos (Pictured) coached opposite former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar on Season 13 of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series. In a recent interview with, the 26-year-old Brazilian credited both Lesnar and his appearance on the show with introducing him to a wider audience:

“Certainly, much has been happening. I have to thank Lesnar, who is very famous worldwide and agreed to become coach with me. It was a very good opportunity for me to become even better known in the fighting world. It’s what I want. I love being a fighter and want to be a fighter for a long time, for as long as I can. I know myself, and I will do everything to make my fans happier. I wish Lesnar good luck and hope that everything goes well and he can return soon. He brings joy to many people. Many love to hate him, but I know him a little, and he’s a nice guy. One day, we may face each other.”
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