Dana White Explains Why Machida Got the Title Shot Instead of Shogun (Video)


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Both Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua and Lyoto Machida came away with impressive victories to cap off UFC on Fox 4, but ultimately Dana White opted to give the next title shot to Machida.

Why did White make the decision for Machida over Shogun?

Check out the video below to hear what the UFC President has to say about it:



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