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Lyoto Machida wants five fights, then Brock Lesnar

Updated: October 17, 2009, 12:49 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Lyoto Machida makes me proud to be a fan and observer of this sport. He's respectful, appreciative and the ignition for the most talked-about platform shift in fighting sports since Royce Gracie began choking out people with his thighs.

Speaking with Sherdog.com's Marcelo Alonso, Machida explained that if he defends his belt five times, he wants an opportunity to face Brock Lesnar.

"My focus is on my class, but in the future I would like to do a couple of [heavyweight] ...

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