Former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida will meet TUF 8 winner, Ryan Bader at UFC on FOX 4 in Los Angeles, California on August 4th, 2012. The UFC announced the fight via it’s Twitter account on Monday.
Machida has lost three of his last four bouts to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Jon Jones. His only win was over Randy Couture at UFC 129.
Bader went from losing back-to-back fights to Jon Jones and Tito Ortiz, to rebounding with wins over Jason Brilz and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.