UFC Quick Quote: Jon Jones is just as tough a puzzle to figure out as Lyoto Machida

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"Lyoto's a pretty crafty guy. I believe that I'm pretty crafty as well. You know, everyone just keeps asking me, 'How are you going to figure out this tough puzzle?' My answer to that is that I feel as if I'm a pretty tough puzzle to figure out. So I really just need to focus on what I need to do to win the fight and let everything take care of itself."

-- Jon Jones talks to MMA Heat about his upcoming light heavyweight title defense against the crafty and complex Lyoto Machida at UFC 141 on Dec. 10 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. No, Jones isn't facing the "Dragon" of a few years ago, the one no 205-pound fighter on the planet could figure out how to handle. But the Karate kid is still a formidable foe and dangerous at every aspect of the game. Then again, so is Jones, who, for all intents and purposes, hasn't suffered a legitimate defeat in his young mixed martial arts career. In fact, "Bones" may have even more hype surrounding him than Machida did when he won the division title from Jones' arch rival, Rashad Evans, back in 2009. That was a long time ago, though, and much has changed. The question now isn't so much will Jones have an answer for Machida; it's will Machida have an answer for Jones? Anyone think another Brazilian is about to become champion once again?

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