This video opens a compelling window on the rarely seen or understood hours, minutes, and seconds before the fight. You have to admire this guy for going through this as much as he does.

“You got the fans, everyone, you’re going through this tunnel,” explains Cerrone. “You’re like ‘what face do I gotta do right now? Do I look serious? I feel scared, but I don’t know how I look on camera. Do I look like a b!^$# walking into this mother f@$%e? I need to act tough. Things are going through your mind, people are yelling at you …'”

Donald Cerrone fights Benson Henderson at UFC Fight NIght 59,