Even though Shogun and Rampage beat him Machida has the most left in the tank and is the one guy out of these three who can still hang at the very top and beat the up and coming killers like Gustafsson. Gus is very hittable and can be taken down also, honestly I think Machida would put on another masterful classy performance and own him. Trust me, Gus wouldnt take that fight with him if Hendo couldnt fight Machida. At the post fight pressier Gus was saying that he wants to take a fight instead of waiting for Jones, but then when asked if he would fight Machida he quickly retracted and said how he would have to consult his team before answering that. He wants none of him!!