“It’s good for the sport. This is a fight that I would like to avoid because I know Anderson very well but, as a professional, we can’t think like that. We have to think that this is a fight that can happen, he can be a future opponent and this is something that we will have to settle in the octagon only.”
In a recent interview with Combate.com, Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida, discussed his friendship with Anderson Silva and his employment responsibilities to the UFC.
If those two paths cross? He says sure, he’ll fight Anderson Silva, his longtime training partner.