We don't get to say this too often, but Mark Muñoz might find himself in a real pickle come fight night.
"The Filipino Wrecking Machine" is set to face a middleweight-debuting Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night this Sunday, October 27. With all due respect to Muñoz and all the guys he's faced in the past (among them Chris Weidman and Demian Maia), none of them possess the skills of the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.
Here's Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg to explain how and why:
But how dare we talk about Muñoz this way, right? If Machida's previous losses are any indication, he seems to have a hard time shaking off world-class grapplers, and our kababayan most certainly fits the bill.
In this week's edition of Mano A Mano, we analyze Muñoz's chances against the most elusive fighter in mixed martial arts. Will his grappling aggression and heavy hands be enough to solve the puzzle of Machida? Go to the next page to find out.
NEXT: Machida's striking vs. Muñoz's wrestling
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