Found August 01, 2012 on MMA Manifesto:
PLAYERS: Lyoto Machida
Lyoto MachidaVitals6'1" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight)74" reach, SouthpawMay 30, 1978Record17-3 (UFC: 9-3)Current Streak1 straight lossTraining3rd dan black belt in Shotokan (karate)Black belt in Brazilian Jiu JitsuChampionships HeldUFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2009-2010 (one successful title defense) Strengths- extremely dangerous striker- elusive, unique fighting style- knockout power in hands, feet, knees, etc.- hits hard - lands lots of knockdowns- pulls off unpredictable/unique strikes- one of the most accurate strikers in UFC history- great counter-striker- style can prove difficult for some fighters to deal with- great at staying out of striking range- incredibly quick - with his strikes & with closing range- one of the best takedown defenders in UFC history- very good striking in clinch and ground & pound- great at passing guard on the ground- carries an aura about him that may intimidate some opponents- has beaten some of the top fighters in the wo...
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