Dana White hits back at Machida title shot criticsPosted on August 7, 2012, 04:32 PM by Anton Gurevich
"Everything about Lyoto Machida tells me he wants that title shot worse than 'Shogun' does. He'll fight anybody. You can tell he wants that title shot worse than 'Shogun,' in my opinion, and he looked good tonight. He knocked Bader out convincingly. He didn't take any damage, and he had a good showing against Jones in his last fight.
Don't watch it. If you don't like it, don't buy it. It's what everyone said about this card. All these geniuses who have all the answers are judging cards before they happen. you don't judge something until after it happens. to judge it before is completely stupid." - MMAMania.com
UFC President Dana White hit back at those critiquing the title shot given to Lyoto Machida following his victory over Ryan Bader at last weekend's UFC on FOX 4. Reigning UFC Light Heavyweight champ, Jon Jones, will face Dan Henderson in just three weeks at UFC 151, with sights on extending his streak of consecutive title defenses. While Dan Henderson is no pushover, there's a good chance of Jones vs. Machida II. In fact, Jones finished all four fighters competing in UFC on FOX mini Light Heavyweight tournament, which only suggests that giving the title shot to Alexander Gustafsson could've been a better idea.