Kid Peligro Jiu-Jitsu News . . . Exclusive Royce statement and picture links from his K-1 Dynamite match

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Royce practicing his slide kick – Dec 12, 04 Photo Kid PeligroIn an exclusive conversation with Kid Peligro just minutes after his victory over the Sumo Yokozuna Akebono in the main event of K1 Dynamite event this past New Years eve in Ozaka, Japan, an ebulient Royce stated: ‘Everything went according to plan. I describred the fight the night before to Royler and Pedro and it went down exacly as I had strategized. I trained for this moment and the plan worked! When I entered the ring I was cmplete calm. I turned to Royler and said ‘I am at home!” The fight started and when I kicked him he came right on to me just as I wanted. The first time I tried to go to his back and he stood up. The second time I hit him with a slide kick and again he came into my guard. From there I hit him in the head a few times with some punches, then attacked the ‘omoplata’ and we were both stuck there so I changed to the wrist lock!’Royce went on: ‘I am very happy because I submitted him in under 5 minutes (2min 13 secs), that was faster than anyone had ever done. Also the weight difference, I wanted to see how I’d handle the weight difference and how I could beat such a large man. After the fight I congratulated him on his courage, he is a legend in his sport and a warrior!’ When asked how he felt Royce finished with: ‘Now we can all go celebrate the New Year’Below are links to photos from SportsNavi!http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/fight/pict/200412/31/041231_kak_k1_9_1_b.jpg http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh… http://ca1n.c.yimg.jp/sportsnavi/20041231_k1/sportsnavi.yahoo.co.jp/figh…