“As a champion, I know he would never take risks if he really didn’t need it. I don’t think he will be in disadvantage because of the surgeries. He wouldn’t risk his title, so I believe he will be 100 percent ready.bThe extra time to train was good, but at the same time it was not. I was training hard and would be ready to fight in May even though I got the offer with two months’ notice, but I will use the extra weeks to work even better and get in there stronger. I sure do (know how to beat him), but I won’t tell you how now [laughs].”
In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com, Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida discussed his upcoming UFC 175 title fight against Chris Weidman.