Found February 24, 2013 on Tito Couture:
Lyoto Machida was involved in a controversial and uneventful split decision victory over former number one contender Dan Henderson.  In his post fight press dealings Dana said that Lyoto beat the number one contender, thus making him the number one contender and next in line for the belt.  I doubt Machida will get he next shot since it is not a very marketable fight.  Machida did not look impressive in his win on Saturday and the champion Jon Jones has already defeated him.  Alexander Gustafsson is fighting in the main event on April 6th and Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is fighting former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir on April 20th on FOX.  Both Gustafsson and Cormier have expressed interest in fighting for the 205lbs belt and both would be marketable fights, not to mention the timing works out well as the light heavyweight champ Jon Jones defends his title against Chael Sonnen on April 27th at UFC 159.  Whatever is next for this division we will have mor...
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