Found August 05, 2013 on Tito Couture:
Machida was on the right side of a controversial split decision his last time out and though this was a close fight Davis did more to earn the decision in my opinion.  Machida’s style is very unique and has been the reason for some not so exciting fights in the past and we all know that the judging in MMA is questionable at best but if you don’t get a finish you can’t count on the judges to give you the decision every time.  Thanks to MMA Fighting for the video. Ariel Helwani post fight interview with Phil Davis Did the judges get it right with Machida vs Davis… It’s man vs machine  

UFC 163: Davis out Machida'd Machida

It seems like these days if Lyoto Machida is fighting in the co-main event then a judging controversy is sure to follow. Seemingly, the judges just cannot get it right for many fight fans. When they scored him the winner over Dan Henderson at UFC 157 fans were outraged. When he was on the losing side of the decision against Phil Davis this past Saturday night at UFC 163 not only...

Phil Davis Wins on Controversial Decision Over Lyoto Machida at UFC 163

In a shocking judges’ decision last night, Phil Davis defeated the former lightweight champion Lyoto Machida unanimously. Even more surprising was that this fight took place in Brazil and Machida is Brazilian. Even with this being the case, everyone watching the fight believed Machida controlled the 3-round bout and should have won the fight. Yahoo Sports is reporting that Dana...

Save the drama for a real bad call

Why Davis over Machida was no robbery After nearly every major event, there is at least one decision that forces us to take sides, dig in our heels and defend what we think we saw. May I remind you that television itself is an optical illusion, seemingly moving images made of billions of glowing pixels re-stimulated 60 times a second to fool us into believing what we are seeing...

UFC 163: Lyoto Machida vs. Phil Davis Official Box Score

Phil Davis pulled off the impossible on Saturday night at UFC 163. No, beating former light heavyweight champ Lyoto Machida (pictured) wasn’t his miraculous accomplishment, even though Machida was nearly a 4-to-1 odds-on favorite to hand Davis his second professional defeat, but Davis took a close fight in Machida’s homeland of Brazil. Most journalists sitting press row believed...

Phil Davis Takes Controversial Decision Over Lyoto Machida at UFC 163 (Video Highlights)

Now that the dust has settled on UFC 163, fans will be debating the controversial verdict between Phil Davis (pictured) and Lyoto Machida for days to come – some, perhaps forever. Nearly every fan inside HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro and most journalists sitting in press row believed Machida did enough to take home a decision win. However, the three judges who have final say unanimously...

Teixeira to get shot at Jon Jones' belt

Lyoto Machida was the UFC light-heavyweight No. 1 contender until he wasn't. That designation, seemingly won after beating Dan Henderson in February, is lost after Machida fell in a controversial but unanimous decision to Phil Davis at UFC 163. That result left a vacancy near the top of the rankings, a co-starring role that may be quickly recast with the surging Brazilian Glover...

UFC 163: 'Aldo vs. Zombie' Pay-Per-View HOV Staff Pick 'Em

While UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and international zombie Chan Sung Jung prepare to do battle in Rio, the folks  at hov-mma sit in front of their laptops and attempt to peek into these men's futures. Will it be feeding time for the Zombie? Is capturing the UFC featherweight title the only way to fully quench his hunger? Or will it be the Jose Aldo show once again...

Did the Judges Get It Right With Machida vs Davis…It’s Man vs Machine!

    Sometimes we only trust what our eyes see.  Machida has a style that bothers many fans and I can see why many were rooting for Phil Davis, or even gave him the fight.  I saw Machida landing more strikes and stuffing takedowns, but obviously the flawed MMA scoring prevailed.  Phil Davis landed two takedowns and that trumped everything that was done standing up.  What do...

Video: Countdown to UFC 163

UFC 163 takes place tonight from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main event will feature UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo defending his title against Chan Sung Jung. Also, the co-main event will feature former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida squaring off with Phil Davis. Check out the full episode of the show, “Countdown to UFC 163″, as the show...

UFC 163 Pick 'Em Results

  Congratulations to Jason Poirier who won our UFC 163 Pick 'Em Contest.  Our next Pick 'Em Contest will be for UFC on Fox Sports 1: Shogun vs Sonnen on Aug 17th  Thanks for playing! Consensus Picks Jose Aldo - 87% Lyoto Machida - 84% Cezar Ferreira - 78% Tom Watson - 51% John Lineker...

Michael Bisping agrees with the judges: Phil Davis beat Lyoto Machida.

You have to respect the opinion of The Count, I suppose. His opinion does agree with the judges, but the rest of the world is still up in arms about the Machida/Davis fight. And if I may judge for a moment here: I don’t really understand what Bisping was watching here? Machida had Davis in danger in the first and third. Hmmm. “Lyoto didn’t do enough in this fight. He was hanging...
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