Machida vs. Mousasi official for Feb 8th in Brazil

Friday, November 01, 2013

Less than a week removed from his knockout of Mark Munoz and debut in the middle weight division, Lyoto Machida already has his next opponent lined up:

After smashing his way into the middleweight rankings via a first-round knockout of Mark Munoz at last weekend’s event in Manchester, former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will now get a fight closer to home.

Machida’s next assignment comes in the form of a five-round main event against former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi, who’s currently ranked eighth in the light heavyweight division. The matchup is scheduled to take place February 8 in Jaragua do Sol, Brazil, in an event televised on FOX Sports 2.

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