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Lyoto Machida Vs Dan Henderson II Targeted For UFC On FOX 19

Reports out of Brazil suggest that the UFC are putting together a rematch between Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson for UFC On FOX 19 in in Florida on April 16th. Machida and Henderson first fought at UFC 157 in early 2013 with Machida emerging victorious on that occasion, though only by a split decision verdict. […]
Via Fight Of The Night
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida Wants To Fight Michael Bisping In Early 2016

The word on yesterday’s ‘UFC Tonight’ show was that Lyoto Machida plans to return to the Octagon in early 2016 and has targeted Michael Bisping as the man he wants to fight. Machida has been going through a rough spell in his career with three losses in his last four fights including a KO defeat against Yoel Romero last time out which put an end to any hopes the 37 year-old...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida taking time off, then wants Michael Bisping

After losing two consecutive fights, and three out of his last four, Lyoto Machida tells UFC Tonight that he is taking time off to rest his body and mind. The former world champion fought twice in a three month period, between June and April, losing by submission to Luke Rockhold and knockout to Yoel Romero. Machida cited the fact that he's had surgeries after his last three...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza: I am ready to be champion

UFC middleweight Chris Weidman knows he's defending his title against Luke Rockhold, next. Rockhold knows that he's getting the next title shot. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza still isn't convinced that Rockhold is the number one contender, however. In part, that's because he doesn't feel that Rockhold's most recent win - over former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in April - was...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida has nose surgery, plots UFC return after recovery

Following a second consecutive loss last weekend, former UFC champion Lyoto Machida is on the mend after suffering a broken nose that required surgery after his fight against Yoel Romero in Florida. According to Machida's manager Ed Soares via UFC Tonight, Machida broke his nose during the fight and went directly into surgery on Sunday. Machida ate a series of hard elbows to the...
Via Fox Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 70 Salaries

Lyoto Machida may have suffered a disappointing KO loss to Yoel Romero on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 70, but the former light-heavyweight champion still emerged from the Florida show with the night’s biggest pay cheque, taking home $200,000. Next up on the earnings list was the aforementioned Yoel Romero who banked $66,000, as did co-main event winner Lorenz Larkin. With...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 70 Medical Suspensions

The medical suspensions report from UFC Fight Night 70 is now in and shows that two fighter have been suspended indefinitely as a result of injuries they sustained during their bouts in Florida this past weekend. One of those fighters is main event star Lyoto Machida who suffered a tough knockout loss courtesy of a vicious series of ground and pound elbows from Yoel Romero. The...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero’ Salaries Released

Florida State Boxing Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero” event. Despite getting knocked out cold after eating a flurry of elbows, Lyoto Machida (pictured) was the night’s highest earner. Machida pocketed $200,000 for merely stepping into the cage. Romero, meanwhile, made just...
Via 5thRound.com
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Yoel Romero Wins Fight, Loses Crowd With Anti-Gay Comments

Sometimes it is better not to say anything at all. Today this is something one Yoel Romero is learning first hand. At UFC Fight Night in Hollywood. FL, Romero was in the main event against former light-heavyweight champ Lyoto Machida. Many thought Romero would have an edge since Machida was coming off a nasty submission loss in April to Luke Rockhold and required surgery on his left...
Via BadCulture
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida And The Final Days of The Dragon

Lyoto Machida’s fight with Yoel Romero may or may not be his last fight in the UFC. I am not going to say that it should be, that is a decision he should make with those who are close with him. One thing that is certain is that his time at the top, his time as a title contender – it’s over. Machida is still a very good fighter and maybe even top ten, but he no longer can beat...
Via Fight Booth
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 70 Highlights: Romero elbows Machida into oblivion

Cuban “Soldier of God” Yoel Romero (10-1) made the biggest statement of his career thus far with this vicious 3rd round KO of former UFC light heavyweight king and future HOF’er Lyoto Machida (22-7). Check out the highlights below.
Via Fight Booth
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Making the Grade: Passes/Fails for UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero

Saturday night in Florida marked the arrival of Yoel Romero as a legitimate threat to the UFC middleweight title as he bludgeoned former champion Lyoto Machida with a series of elbows in the third round to secure the biggest win of his MMA career. Romero came into the fight as a slight underdog, but quickly erased those odds with a performance to be remembered against arguably one...
Via Fox Sports
June 28, 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...
Via NESN.com
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Misheard Yoel Romero Post-Fight Remark Almost Sparks Off Anti-Gay Controversy

Yoel Romero took the mic from Jon Anik after his big KO win over Lyoto Machida at last night’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Florida, apologized for his poor English, and then proceeded to go on a religious rant that almost landed him in hot water due to a misheard remark that sounded like an attack on gay marriage. “I want to say something,” Romero stated in the Octagon. ...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yoel Romero Knockouts Out Lyoto Machida With Some Deadly Elbows

Lyoto Machida was hoping to get on the right side of the win column Saturday night in Florida when he stepped in to the Octagon against Yoel Romero--but it just wasn't meant to be. The fight went in to the third round where Romero's fast and furious elbows became too much for Machida.The loss is Machida's third in his last four fights and second consecutive one as the main event...
Via FatManWriting
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 70: Yoel Romero KO’s Lyoto Machida With Elbows (Video Highlights)

Yoel Romero (pictured) entered the UFC in 2011 looking to bounce back from the only loss of his professional career. Romero has done so in devastating fashion. Romero collected his sixth consecutive victory by bashing Lyoto Machida’s face in with a barrage of elbows. Machida was knocked out cold at the 1:38 mark in the third round. Romero caused an even bigger stir during his...
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com. The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 1:15AM ET/10:15PM PT. Lyoto Machida (pictured), Yoel Romero, Lorenz Larkin and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t require medical attention are...
Via 5thRound.com
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch UFC Fight Night Hollywood Online: Romero Vs. Machida (Live Stream)

Yoel Romero wants back in the UFC middleweight championship race. A win Saturday night over Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night Hollywood could get him there. Romero, who’s 5-0 with four knockouts, missed his previous fight in April because of a knee injury, but he’s healthy now and ready to fight Machida, who’s facing his own pressure to win. The bout highlights an eventful card...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero’ Complete Betting Odds

“The Dragon” should enter the win column tonight against Yoel Romero – at least if you were to trust the Gambling Gods. Lyoto Machida is nearly a 2-1 odds-on favorite to beat “Soldier of God” tonight at UFC Fight Night 70. Romero, meanwhile, checks in closely behind as a +155 underdog. Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida serves as host. Fox Sports 1 broadcasts the...
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June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 70 ‘Machida vs. Romero’ weigh-in highlight

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida (22-6) will look to remain relevant inside of the 185 lbs division when he takes on Cuban “Soldier of God” Yoel Romero (9-1) in a fight that will hold heavy middleweight title implications. Both men made weight and showed one another respect as evidenced by the ‘Fight Night Hollywood’ weigh-in highlight below.
Via Fight Booth
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Weigh-In Results: Lyoto Machida, Yoel Romero Both At 186

UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the middleweight bout between Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero and the welterweight bout between Lorenz Larkin and Santiago Ponzinibbio, airs live on FOX Sports 1 from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla., at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. Four prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 2 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. MAIN EVENT Lyoto Machida...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero” event will be tipping the scale today inside Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 5PM ET/2PM PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. Yoel Romero (pictured) meets Lyoto Machida...
Via 5thRound.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 70 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 70 goes head tomorrow night in Florida despite Visa issues decimating the card earlier in the week, and we’ve got our predictions for you below. — Main Card: Lyoto Machida vs. Yoel Romero The rest of this card may be underwhelming, but the main event is a very intriguing battle between two of the best middleweights around who bring contrasting styles to the Octagon...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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