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Machida still wants to stay busy, targets Gustafsson if Jones' time off lengthy

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As it currently stands, UFC President Dana White has declared Lyoto Machida the promotion's current No. 1 contender at light heavyweight. But if the division's champ isn't cleared to fight until the end of the year, "The Dragon" has another plan in mind.

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Post #1   4/28/13 6:51:57PM   

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Machida vs Gustafsson is a great match up

Post #2   4/28/13 7:01:11PM   

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i actually think machida takes this one. hes gonna counterpunch his way to a UD

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Post #3   4/28/13 7:08:30PM   

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seems like a waste of a good contender in a division that needs any possible warm body to fight for the title.

I think Gustaffson, Machida and Glover should all get easy fights and wait for their shots at Jones in the next 2 years. The LHW and HW divisions are growing too slowly to support 2-3 new contenders every year. If they have anyone who has legit contender status they shouldnt squander it by making them fight each other.

I know that goes against the more traditional idea of contenders fighting each other but there really is a lack of guys on the horizon right now after those 3 I mentioned.

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Jones vs Silva...now before it's too late!

Post #5   4/29/13 1:51:30AM