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Wandy, Lopez say Machida Can Outpoint Jones

Wanderlei Silva & Jorge Lopez Interview
By Spencer Lazara,

In a recent interview with MMAInterviews.TV, UFC legend Wanderlei Silva and his protege Jorge Lopez said they believe Lyoto Machida has what it takes to earn back the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship belt at UFC 140.

"Jon Jones is great, but Machida is Machida," said Silva.

"Via decision, Machida can win by outscoring Jon Jones on points," added Lopez. "Machida has something a lot of fighters don't -- footwork."

Silva also pointed to Machida's experience as a factor that could give him an edge over the phenom Jones.

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