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Our friends over at Intravid.com breakdown Saturday’s co main event fight between two former champions Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson.
Dan Henderson will make his return to the octagon after a 15-month absence from the sport. His last bout was at UFC 139 in November 2011 when he defeated Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in one of the greatest fights of all time. The decision victory earned him a title opportunity against light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. The championship fight was scheduled for UFC 151 in September 2012. However, just two weeks before the event, Henderson tweaked his knee and was forced to pull out of a contest for the first time in his prolific career. He now returns from the sidelines to a light heavyweight division with a different landscape, more specifically, one in which he is no longer the number one contender. That can all change on Saturday though, if Henderson can pull off a win over former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in the evening’s co-ma...
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A light heavyweight battle between Lyoto Machida (Pictured) and Dan Henderson co-headlined “UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche” on Saturday night.
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Honda Center in Anaheim, California is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a bantamweight title tilt between champion Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche...
This Saturday the UFC is back in the Honda Center in Anaheim, California for UFC 157 which features the first ever women’s fight inside the octagon between Rondy Rousey and Liz Carmouche. As pumped as I am for this fight, everyone will be breaking it down from every angle, so I will instead dive into the co-main event bout between light-heavyweights Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson...
This is an interesting styles match up with Machida being an allusive counter striker and Henderson having excellent wrestling and a very heavy right hand. Not sure who to give the advantage to. This is a big fight for the light heavyweight division since the winner should be in line for the next title shot. Shout out to MMA Fighting for the interview.
Lyoto Machida Looking Fit...
Machida is one of the toughest guys to figure out, but if you pressure him and keep the pressure on, you have a shot a la Shogun. Can an older Hendo keep that pace? Can’t wait to find out.
Fight Breakdown Machida VS Henderson
Ed Soars Talks Machida
Dan Henderson to win +205, or 33%
Dan Henderson to win inside the distance +350, or 22%
(Henderson to win by KO/TKO is also going for +350)
Lyoto Machida to win -245, or 71%
Lyoto Machida to win by decision +109, or 48%
Dan Henderson vs Lyoto Machida is a spectacular matchup from an MMA fan perspective. I have been looking...
Three days ago, UFC President Dana White promised either Lyoto Machida (Pictured) or Dan Henderson would get next dibs at the light heavyweight title. Now that “The Dragon” has posted a split decision victory over Henderson at UFC 157, White intends to keep his word – despite the fact he wasn’t sitting on the edge of his seat during Saturday’s co-main event.
The UFC returns to the land of Pay Per View this weekend with UFC 157 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. History will be made in the main event as the event is headlined by the first Women’s MMA bout in UFC history as Ronda Rousey takes on the Liz Carmouche.
It is a historic night for the Ultimate Fighting Championship as women will enter the Octagon for the very first time at UFC 157. Undefeated Ronda Rousey will take on Liz Carmouche in the main event for the women’s bantamweight championship. The co-main event features a light heavyweight battle between Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida. The winner of that bout is said to get the...
Ronda Rousey def. Liz Carmouche via submission (armbar), R1
Lyoto Machida def. Dan Henderson via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Urijah Faber def. Ivan Menjivar via submission (rear naked choke) R1
Court McGee def. Josh Neer by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
The official weigh-ins for “UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche” take place today inside Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT.
Ronda Rousey (Pictured) breaks in her bantamweight crown against Liz Carmouche in Saturday’s featured attraction. Light heavyweights Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida...