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Lyoto Machida-Gegard Mousasi Set For Brazil This February

Two fighters looking to secure a future middleweight title shot in the UFC will square off his February, as Lyoto Machida meets Gegard Mousasi.

The event is expected to go down February 8 from Santa Catarina, Brazil and the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul. It will be the main event of the night.

Machida (20-4) scored an impressive knockout in his 185-pound debut recently, finishing Mark Munoz. Mousasi (34-3-2) won his first fight in the UFC earlier this year, defeating Ilir Latifi in Sweden at light heavyweight.

Mousasi has plenty of experience at both 205 pounds and middleweight.