Originally Posted by roaddawg
I wonder what Silva's blackhouse buddies think about him challenging for the lhw title (especially Machida).
Win 18–3 Ryan Bader KO (punch) UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera August 4, 2012 2 1:32 California, United States
Loss 17–3 Jon Jones Technical Submission (standing guillotine choke) UFC 140 December 10, 2011 2 4:26 Ontario, Canada For the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, Fight of the Night
Doesn't look like Machida is near a title shot as of right now.
Funny how much a flash KO boosts your public perception.
Silva is free to do whatever he wants. Challenge for the belt then RELINQUISH it if you win. It would help Machida in the long run.