At the site of the UFC, Brazilian shown confident and told what to do in combat
In Rio, L.Machida (pictured) makes his first fight in Brazil since 2006. Photo: Josh Hedges / UFC
About to return to the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC Rio 4, Brazilian Lyoto Machida has shown confidence in a good presentation on Phil Davis this Saturday (3). In an interview to the official website of the Ultimate, Lyoto indicated that his standup game can be the key to a victory against the American wrestler.
"I feel very comfortable in the standup. I fought many wrestlers, I know how to handle them. So I feel very confident. The striking difference in this fight will be mine, "said the former heavyweight champion.
Next Saturday, August 3, the Rio de Janeiro receives an Ultimate edition for the fourth time. UFC 163, which takes place at the HSBC Arena, has a card full of Brazilians - with at least one athlete in the country in each of the 12 matches of the event. In the main event of the evening, featherweight champion Jose Aldo faces the "Korean Zombie" Chang Sung Jung.