Anatoly Tokov is a sleeper Bellator Middleweight 5-0 with Bellator. Former ACB Middleweight Champion. 30 years old, Crazily strong as a Middleweight with some heavy hands, Dangerous submission game. Tokov is a top 5 Bellator Middleweight just needs significant win to make him more well known.
Lyoto Machida, Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Legendary fighter whose been fighting since 2003. Fought on several UFC PPV’s. Machida fought all the great Light Heavyweights, Middleweights and can add Anatoly Tokov to his list.
Tokov vs Machida can happen in 2020 when Bellator returns during the summer or fall of 2020.
Win over Lyoto Machida will help Tokov’s career moving forward as he becomes a contender for the Bellator Middleweight Title. Helps him more being talked about as one of the best Middleweights in the world, Conversations about Tokov on the Joe Rogan podcast, Below the Belt, Chael Sonnen. Luke Thomas and Ariel Helwani.
Sets up a fight between the winner of Lima vs Mousasi. Challenging for the Bellator Middleweight Title next.