Monday, November 28, 2022

Lyoto Machida Talks Jon Jones, Out To Prove He Deserved The Fight

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

When it was announced that Jon Jones would be defending his title against Lyoto Machida at UFC 140 instead of Rashad Evans, many wondered what happened since Evans was the assumed next contender.

As it would turn out, Evans had pins removed from his hand and was unable to get back in the gym quick enough to train for the December fight.

Machida talked to this week about the fight with Jones, and explained why he is out to prove the doubters wrong: