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The UFC announced the companies return to New Jersey which is set to take place on Saturday, April 18. The main event will feature a huge middleweight contest pitting the speedy striker Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida against former StrikeForce champion Luke Rockhold.
The 36-year-old Machida (22-5, fighting out of Los Angeles, California...
With tickets about to go on sale later this week a new trailer has emerged for April 18th’s UFC On FOX 15 event in New Jersey.
The event is headlined by two of the middleweight divisions top contenders Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold, while Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Vs Yoel Romero gets the co-main event spot and Felice Herrig takes on Paige VanZant.
While not mentioned in this...
MIDDLEWEIGHTS COLLIDE AS FORMER CHAMP LYOTO MACHIDA FACES LUKE ROCKHOLD WHEN THE UFC® RETURNS TO PRUDENTIAL CENTER ON SATURDAY, APRIL 18 Plus: ‘JACARE’ SOUZA (#2) vs. YOEL ROMERO (#6) FELICE HERRIG (#8) vs. PAIGE VANZANT (#10) CUB SWANSON (#5) vs. MAX HOLLOWAY (#13) JIM MILLER (#11) vs. PAUL FELDER TICKETS FOR UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: MACHIDA vs. ROCKHOLD AT PRUDENTIAL CENTER...
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Middleweight top contender Vitor Belfort (pictured) took a little heat over the weekend after UFC president Dana White revealed Belfort turned down an interim title tilt against Lyoto Machida at UFC 184 after Belfort was begging him for a title fight after champion Chris Weidman withdraw from their February 28 scrap with yet another injury.
Belfort took to Facebook Sunday to explain...
UFC president Dana White just put Vitor Belfort (pictured) on blast. According to White, Belfort was blowing up his flip phone begging for an interim middleweight title fight after champion Chris Weidman pulled out of their UFC 184 scrap Friday with a rib injury.
White thought it was a good idea and did his best to accommodate Belfort. However, when White got Lyoto Machida to agree...
Bros before bouts, that’s the mentality former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) lives by. Unfortunately for Silva, Brazilian buddies Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza haven’t endorsed that same mantra to his liking.
While Silva has always said he would never fight Machida or Souza, the other middleweights haven’t taken the same no-way-Jose stance. Machida told...
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...
A middleweight showdown between Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold has been made official for UFC On FOX 15 in New Jersey on April 18th.
This fight had been rumored for some time with both Machida and Rockhold having previously indicated that is was a match-up they would be interested in.
Machida fought for the middleweight title earlier this year, losing out to current champion Chris...
There will be some handsome on handsome crime going down April 18 inside Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. On Thursday, middleweight Luke Rockhold announced via Instagram he and fellow contender Lyoto Machida (pictured) will headline UFC on FOX 15.
Machida has won three of his past four fights. The Brazilian is fresh off December’s easy TKO victory over C.B. Dollaway. ...
1. Lyoto Machida: Yes, it was a gross mismatch, but Machida proving that point by hitting Dollaway’s off-switch in the first round just exemplified that.
2. Adonis Stevenson: Defeated challenger Dmitry Sukhotsky with ease in the fifth round to retain hid WBC Light Heavyweight title.
3. Renan Barao: Speaking of gross mismatches, Barao defeated Mitch Gagnon, naturally, but it...
UFC’s final Fight Night of 2014 went down on Saturday, and we’ve got a full recap for you, courtesy of UFC.com.
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...
The medical suspensions list has been released for Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 58 and shows that CB Dollaway could be facing up to six months on the sidelines with a suspected broken rib courtesy of a hard body kick from Lyoto Machida.
Also suspended for 180 days is Mike Rhodes who has a suspected broken right hand, while in Marcio Alexandre Jr’s case it’s his left hand...
With the end of the year upon us, here are some parting shots on things in the MMA world that impressed, shocked, and frustrated FightLikeSugar.
The post 4 Final Thoughts On MMA In 2014 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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After taking just 62 seconds to stop CB Dollaway with a liver kick on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 58, Lyoto Machida may now be on course to fight Luke Rockhold.
Following the fight the current No.5 ranked middleweight Rockhold made it clear he has his sights set on fighting, ‘The Dragon’.
“@lyotomachidafw looked good. I’m ready when you are @danawhite,” Rockhold wrote...
FOX Sports has hooked us up with highlights of Lyoto Machida’s liver bursting 62-second victory over CB Dolloway in the main event of UFC Fight Night 58 out of Brazil.
Final Result: Lyoto Machida (22-5) defeats CB Dollaway (15-6) via TKO (body kick + punches) – Round 1, 1:02
The UFC brought former champions, hungry fighters on the rise and big news to Sao Paulo Brazil, Saturday night. Check out our five biggest moments of UFC Fight Night, and then let us know your top picks in the comments section and on Twitter!
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Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is a legend of MMA, and any move he makes in the fight world is big news. So, when he announced...
Lyoto Machida earned himself a real quick quarter million dollars last night in his native Brazil. He was the top earner at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs Dollaway. Before we go any further, we should note that most international events don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event […]
Below you’ll find UFC Fight Night 58 post-fight interviews with the two biggest winners on the card, Lyoto Machida and Renan Barao.
Following last night’s UFC Fight Night 58 event in Brazil the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 fighter bonus awards were announced.
In a break from the norm the UFC opted to award four ‘Performance Of The Night’ awards with the first going to main event star Lyoto Machida who took just 62 seconds to TKO CB Dollaway after hurting him badly with a kick to the body.
The latest UFC Fight Night came to fans from Brazil and feautured Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway in the main event. Machida came in having lost his last time inside the Octagon and looking to make a statement. Dollaway came in having won his last two times out and hoping to make it three in a row.It took just over a minute for fans to find out what would happen. via RedditRead more »
After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Renan Barao, Lyoto Machida, Vitor Miranda and Erick Silva each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway.”
UFC Fight Night 58 took place inside Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Performances of the Night:
Lyoto Machida made short work of CB Dollaway tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 58, landing a brutal body kick to close out the show by TKO in just 62 seconds.
Dollaway pawing with the jab to start. Leg kick from Machida and one from Dollaway. Dollaway tries for a head kick, but Machida blocks.
Big body kick from Machida and Dollaway grimaces in pain. He...
Now that “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway” 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 1AM ET/10PM PT.
Lyoto Machida (pictured), CB Dollaway, Renan Barao, Mitch Gagnon and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t require medical attention...