Yoel Romero's wrestling tops Lyoto Machida's defense

Yoel Romero is the best wrestler in the middleweight division, and he proved his bona-fides by taking down and smashing the defensive wizard, Lyoto Machida. The post UFC FIght Night: Yoel Romero’s Wrestling Tops Lyoto Machida’s Defense appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Fight Night Hollywood Results: Yoel Romero KOs Lyoto Machida In Third Round

Cuban middleweight contender Yoel Romero made an emphatic case for a future shot at the 185-pound crown Saturday, knocking out former world champion Lyoto Machida in the third round of the UFC Fight Night main event at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for his tenth and most important pro win. “I have great respect for Lyoto, and this is the fight...
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Yoel Romero KO’s Lyoto Machida With Elbows At UFC Fight Night 70

Yoel Romero became only the second fighter ever to stop Lyoto Machida via strikes tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 70 as he flung him to the mat in the third round and landed a flurry of elbows that rendered ‘The Dragon’ unconscious. Round One: The main event is underway. Machida with an early kick. Again he throws up a high kick, but it’s blocked. Romero with...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockhold submits Machida, calls out Weidman for UFC MSG debut

After his complete annihilation of former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida last night in New Jersey, former Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold called out the current UFC 185 lbs champion in his post-fight interview. Did you hear my walkout song? I’m the best around. Look, I did my part. Weidman, you go do your part. We’re gonna take this across the way,...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night New Jersey: Machida-Rockhold Official Weigh-In Results

UFC Fight Night New Jersey, which is headlined by the middleweight bouts between Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold and between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Chris Camozzi, airs live on FOX from Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, beginning at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. Four preliminary bouts will air live on FOX at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT, and the first three prelims of the night will...
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Felice Herrig versus Paige VanZant tussle added to UFC on FOX 15 in Newark

A women’s strawweight affair between Paige VanZant (4-1) and Felice Herrig (10-5) has been added to UFC on FOX 15 in Newark, New Jersey. Both women were successful in their respective UFC debuts in 2014. Herrig, who is 10 years VanZant’s elder, dispatched of her TUF 20 housemate, Lisa Ellis, with an armbar in the 2nd round of their contest. VanZant was able to score a Fight...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 58 Results Recap: Machida Finishes Dollaway In 62 Seconds

UFC’s final Fight Night of 2014 went down on Saturday, and we’ve got a full recap for you, courtesy of Fight Night Barueri Main Event Results Showing off the precision striking that has become his trademark, Brazilian middleweight contender Lyoto Machida ended the final UFC event of 2014 quickly and decisively Saturday night, knocking out CB Dollaway in just 62 seconds...
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida Eager To Return, Preferably Against Luke Rockhold

Lyoto Machida came up short in his big to win the UFC’s middleweight title at UFC 175, losing out my unanimous decision to Chris Weidman, but he did have his moments in the fight, particularly in the championship rounds, and he still believes he can work his way back to the top if he plays his cards right. “They might give me two or three fights before another title shot, or...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Weidman, Machida, Rousey score bonuses at UFC 175

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Rob Font and UFC women’s bantemweight champion each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida.” Chris Weidman successfully defending his 185-pound title against former light heavyweight champ...
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Beats Lyoto Machida By Decision At UFC 175

Chris Weidman successfully defended his middleweight title tonight in the main event of UFC 175, fending off the challenge of Lyoto Machida to earn a unanimous decision victory. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway with a tough of the gloves. Weidman with a head kick attempt immediately that misses the target. Machida circling the cage and Weidman lands a leg kick...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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