Phil Davis and Lyoto Machida Expected For UFC 163

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It sounds like UFC 163 is coming together in a hurry. Reports are coming out announcing a new light heavyweight bout between Phil Davis and Lyoto Machida. Machida was expected to have the next crack at Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, but as time goes on it sounds like the honors will be going to Alexander Gustafsson. Davis is riding a two fight win streak heading into the fight, while the former light heavyweight champion has gone unbeaten in his last two fights since losing to Jones.

Portal do Vale Tudo announced the fight. UFC 163: Aldo Vs Pettis takes place on August 3 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. In the main event, Defending Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo Jr will take on Anthony Pettis in a five round title bout. Pettis, who is making his featherweight debut, will be looking to derail the 15 fight winning streak of Aldo. Seven of those wins have been UFC/WEC Featherweight title defenses.

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