Machida Confident His Striking Will Defeat Weidman

March 10, 2014 2:00 pm by BJPENN.COM News

“Ed (Soares) called me and said ‘I think they had a problem with Vitor and you’ll have to fight for the title.’ I said sure, that’s great. I’ve fought a lot of wrestlers before, and I know Weidman has a good wrestling, but I’m confident on the work I’m developing with my team. I believe in my striking game against Weidman’s wrestling. He’s complete in every aspect of the game, but I’m confident in what I do.”

In a recent interview with, Lyoto Machida talked about his upcoming title fight against Chris Weidman.

Machida comes in as a replacement for, Vitor Belfort, who was forced to withdraw when the State of Nevada banned Testosterone Replacement Therapy.

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