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Lyoto Machida Speaks Out About His Next Fight At Fight Night 36

Lyoto Machida recently spoke about his fight with Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 36 and more. Check out the interview down below:

On fan criticism: “I want to do well for my fans, I want to do well for my promoters, and I just want to improve. There’s always that pressure…I just listened to my fans, and I’m always trying to improve and bring something to them because I want to listen to people who want to see me do well”


On diversifying his attacks based on each opponent: “I always try to adapt to each opponent. You always have to have new tricks, and there’s always got to be something new.”


On Mousasi: “I’ve been following Mousasi throughout his career and when he was fighting in Japan. He’s a great fighter.”

Machida who has an overall record of 20–4 and is 3-1 in his last four fights is also a former light heavyweight champion.

Gegard Mousasi is only making his second appearance inside the octagon. He has a record of 34–3–2 and this fight will mark his first fight in the headliner role. Big fight for Mousasi as in his last 8 fights is 6-1-1.

The event goes down live on UFC Fight Pass and Fox Sports 1 this Saturday.

Check out the current card below:

  • Middleweight: Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi
  • Middleweight: Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Francis Carmont
  • Welterweight: Erick Silva vs. Takenori Sato
  • Welterweight: Viscardi Andrade vs. Nicholas Musoke
  • Featherweight: Thiago Tavares vs. Zubair Tuhugov
  • Featherweight: Charles Oliveira vs. Andy Ogle
  • Featherweight: Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor
  • Lightweight: Rodrigo Damm vs. Ivan Jorge
  • Lightweight: Francisco Trinaldo vs. Jesse Ronson
  • Bantamweight: Iuri Alcantara vs. Wilson Reis
  • Featherweight: Felipe Arantes vs. Maximo Blanco
  • Welterweight: Ildemar Alcantara vs. Albert Tumenov

Tags: Dana White Doc Octagon Fight Night 36 Gegard Mousasi Lyoto Machida UFC

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