A light heavyweight showdown between former UFC champions Lyoto Machida and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has been widely reported recently, although no official confirmation has come from the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
MMAWeekly.com sources recently confirmed the bout was in the works. Machida has since confirmed the bout via his Twitter account saying, “My next fight is confirmed and it's (going) to be against Rampage.”
He added that a date has yet to be solidified, but noted that the bout would likely “be in the end of the year.”
In follow-up to this story, MMAWeekly.com sources confirmed that the bout will take place on Nov. 20, although the location doesn’t appear to be set. A November UFC event in Germany has been rumored for quite some time, but MMAWeekly.com sources indicate the bout will take place in the U.S.
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