Originally Posted by KarateKickbox22
Thanks so much for the translation. Machida has been my favorite fighter since I first saw him fight Tito Ortiz.
He is very humble in this interview. Machida will defeat Mousassi and he will win the Middleweight belt.
Lyoto will forever leave his mark on the world of MMA. He will go down as a legend of the sport.
He already did leave his mark. His focus on timing and distance just changed the way people fight. You feel the influence of his approach in many new fighters we see in the octogan today, even though most of them don't have karate as their main style. He will be one of the GOATs for sure.