Kennedy, Machida to Fight for the Troops

Former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will move to middleweight and face Army Green Beret Tim Kennedy in the main event of the UFC's upcoming Fight for the Troops event slated for November 6.

UFC president Dana White made the announcement Wednesday evening on FOX Sports 1's FOX Sports Live. The event is expected to air live on FOX Sports 1. Watch video

More information on the event, including ways to donate, will be released in coming weeks on UFC.com.

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