That is, if the fight actually happens. Now that Chael Sonnen vs. Shogun Rua was ‘confirmed’ by Brazilian sources and then suddenly not so confirmed due to Sonnen not being able to fight in Canada due to Visa issues. However, later we found that fighters don’t even need a visa to fight in Canada — so we’re not sure what the heck happened with that UFC 161 fight. Basically, Canada gets shafted again from yet another amazing card — and by now you should just know that’s the nature of the universe. Fight cards are volatile, like underwater volcanoes or bananas left out too long on the kitchen counter. We just have to live with it, unfortunately.
According to Brazil’s PVT, Lyoto Machida vs. Phil Davis is going down at UFC 163. However, as we’ve recently seen with reports originating from Brazil — there’s about an equal chance that Lyoto Machida vs. Phil Davis is not going down at UFC 163. We’re not entirely sure, but for the time being we’re assuming that Brazil may have actually reported this one correct.
Quite frankly it makes sense, the winner of Machida vs. Davis gets the winner of Jones vs. Gustafsson — whenever Jones decides to superglue his big toe back together. Is Phil Davis ready for a bout with Bones Jones? Why not, I mean the real question is who is ready for a fight with Jon Jones — surely not you. Phil Davis vs. Jon Jones would be better than Jon Jones vs. your cousin Ramone that watches UFC and constantly says ‘See, I can do all that sh*t.’