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Chris Weidman On Pace To Be The Greatest Fighter Of All Time

It was announced earlier this month that Chris Weidman would be defending his middleweight title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 that will serve as the co-main event to Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor. This will be Weidman’s fourth title defense and is coming off of an impressive 1st round TKO victory over Vitor Belfort. The All-American wrestler is undefeated at 13-0 and has beaten...
Via Oregon Sports News
10 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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

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

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

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...
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via NESN.com
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: Machida vs. Romero’ Live Weigh-Ins Video At 5PM ET/2PM PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero” take place today inside Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 5PM ET/2PM PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. Lyoto Machida meets Yoel Romero in the show’s featured tango. Lorenz Larkin and Santiago Ponzinibbio...
Via 5thRound.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch UFC Fight Night Hollywood Weigh-In Online (Live Stream)

Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero are ready to do business Saturday at UFC Fight Night in Hollywood, Fla. Machida, aka “The Dragon,” knows his opponent is “both dangerous and also very complete,” as he told UFC.com, while Romero realizes a win likely would put him in line for the 185-pound title. Before the bout can begin, though, both fighters must weigh in, which you can watch...
Via NESN.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Lyoto Machida remain a top-tier contender beyond UFC FN 70?

With just one UFC card remaining before the promotion’s summer blockbuster at July’s UFC 189, fight fans have high hopes for Saturday’s middleweight main event between the always-elusive Lyoto Machida, and the increasingly-dangerous Yoel Romero at UFC Fight Night 70 in Hollywood, Florida. Barely two months removed from falling victim to the submission skills of top-ranked...
Via Sports-Glory
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida wants to be remembered as the pioneer who made karate effective in MMA

There was some shock when the main event for this weekend's UFC Fight Night card was announced as Lyoto Machida returned to action to face Yoel Romero after just suffering a loss to Luke Rockhold in late April. While Machida fell by submission in the end, it was a first round strike that left the former champion wobbled and still feeling the effects as he went out for the second...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 70: Machida Vs Romero Trailer

UFC Fight Night 70 takes place this coming Saturday night from Florida with Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero taking on headline duties and you can watch a new trailer for this meaningful middleweight clash below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Lyoto Machida vs. Yoel Romero

The Solider of God doing the “Come at me, bro”. UFC Fight Night Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida vs. Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida features two middleweights looking to get into title contention.  Getting back into title contention is going to be difficult for Lyoto Machida as he lost to the current champ, Chris...
Via isportsweb.com
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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