Video: Lyoto Machida talks philosophy and staying hungry in advance of UFC on Fox 4 fight

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida, who fights Ryan Bader on August 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 4, took some time to speak to the UFC fanbase about his life philosophy in this new video.

In it, he discusses real issues like relaxing once you've made it to the top and achieved your goals as well as finding that hunger again to work his way back to being the division's king.

"The Dragon" discusses some of the fundamentals of his half Japanese heritage and the karate way of life he was brought up with all-the-while showcasing some of his training in the background. It's an valuable way to spend five minutes of your time.

It was recently announced that Machida could be in line for a UFC light heavyweight title shot if he's the most impressive fighter this Saturday night. Hopefully he can find that inner hunger he's been talking about.

For more on the upcoming UFC on FOX 4: "Shogun vs. Vera" event on FOX be sure to check out the latest fight card and rumors right here. News, notes and other items of interest can be unearthed here.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join MMAmania.com

You must be a member of MMAmania.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMAmania.com. You should read them.

Join MMAmania.com

You must be a member of MMAmania.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMAmania.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker