Lyoto Machida vs. Phil Davis at UFC 140 in Toronto, Ontario on December 10th

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida will test the promotions newest 205 pound prospect, Phil Davis at FC 140 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on December 10th, 2011. The promotion made the announcement via UFC.com, meaning both men have likely signed official bout agreements.

Machida is coming off a spectacular flying front-kick knockout of Hall of Famer, Randy Couture, the last time the promotion visited the province. Prior to that he lost back-to-back difficult defeats to former light heavyweight champs, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.

Davis was scheduled to face now number one contender, Rashad Evans at UFC 133 earlier this month but was forced to withdraw due to injury. He was last seen is last defeating former PRIDE veteran, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 24.

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