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Gegard Mousasi explains why he wanted Lyoto Machida rematch: ‘I was a bad loser’

Ex-champ Gegard Mousasi says he is focused on two things: Lyoto Machida, and the Bellator middleweight title.

Ahead of his Bellator 228 main-event rematch with Lyoto Machida, Gegard Mousasi discusses why he has wanted to fight Machida again ever since their first fight back in 2014, what it feels like coming off his loss to Rafael Lovato Jr., whether he contemplated retirement after that fight, wanting to recapture the 185-pound title before moving up to 205 pounds, and more.

Bellator 228 takes place Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

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