Ed Soares on Machida/Couture: “To become a legend, you’ve got to defeat a legend.”

Ed Soares, the manager of former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, not only confirms the Brazilian’s next fight with former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion, Randy Couture, but states that on the night “The Dragon” will become a legend of the sport by defeating on of the greatest MMA has to give.

Soares, speaking via UOL Esporte, said:

“This is going to be great for Lyoto. To become a legend, you’ve got to defeat a legend. And Couture is one for sure. I know Lyoto will get there a day and this bout is very important for this.”

“It’ll be a big honour for us to match against Randy. It’s a step to be given by Lyoto to become a legend and I am sure this is going to happen.”

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