I think this will be a clinch/striking fight for the most part. Who is better in the clinch? Hard to say. Who is better striking? Well, Machida is known as mainly a striker so you would just automatically assume has an advantage here, but I don't think that would be accurate at this moment. Weidman just knocked out the "best striker in the world" in two rounds, and then when they fought again showed he was more than capable of handling him on the feet. He also finished Munoz with a beautiful elbow and showed some good skills there standing. He has great timing, pacing, distance, and confidence in what he is doing.
This fight is really tough to call, Machida is top tier and an extremely difficult fight for anybody at 185, if not the hardest fight in the whole division right now. With that said, Weidman is on a roll, finishing guys including the #1 P4P in the world - twice.
Really excited to see how this fight goes, this is a on the edge of your seat fight and I can't wait.