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Lyoto Machida to Face Fabian Edwards at Bellator London on May 13 – MMA Root



Lyoto Machida to Face Fabian Edwards at Bellator London on May 13

Lyoto Machida will play Fabian Edwards in a middleweight bout at Bellator London on May 13.

Promoters confirmed the couple on Wednesday. Bellator London takes place at the SSE Arena and stars from a slope in the welterweight championship that brings Yaroslav Amosov against Michael Page. The main card of the evening will be broadcast on Showtime.

Machida will enter the final match in contact with Bellator, according to a report from MMAFighting.com. The 43-year-old former UFC light heavyweight champion is in the middle of the second or three fights of his career after falling to Gegard Mousasi, Phil Davis and Ryan Bader in a row.

Edwards, the younger brother of UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards, started his MMA career with nine consecutive triumphs – including four under the Bellator emblem – but has rejected his decisions against Vanderen Steford and Costelo Austin. his last two exits. The 28-year-old Englishman was scheduled to meet Marian Dimitrov at Bellator 275 before the recently announced race.