"He's a complete fighter. He has some flaws, of course, but he has a good stand up game, good takedowns and a good ground game. He's a complete fighter, and that makes him dangerous. He hits hard, but I believe I can stop him. I believe I can finish this fight earlier. I'm not underestimating him, but I've learned a lot in my past fights. I have learned a lot in my fight against (Chris) Weidman, so it's likely that I will finish this fight before the fifth round. Whatever it takes. I'm training hard on my grappling skills and my striking, so I want to finish him with a knockout or a submission."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is back in action next month for UFC Fight Night 58, when he takes on rising middleweight contender C.B. Dollaway in the FOX Sports 1 main event scheduled for Dec. 20, 2014 inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil (more on that here). "The Dragon" told MMA Fighting that he is not underestimating the dangerous "Doberman," but is not about to let their 25-minute showdown go all five rounds. Based on what you've seen from the Brazilian in recent fights ... who among you is brave enough to pick the upset?