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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...
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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...
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‘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...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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Yoel Romero’s post-fight interview causes controversy

This is not how it was supposed to go for UFC middleweight Yoel Romero. After viciously knocking out Lyoto Machida to prove he is one of the top contenders at 185-pounds, Romero grabbed the mic and attempted to deliver his post-fight speech in English. Of course, English is not Romero’s native language so it was difficult for the middleweight to get his message across. Romero,...
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The Hit List: The Top 5 Moments from UFC Fight Night

Saturday's UFC Fight Night could have been a disaster, what with all the injuries and visa issues that kept fighters off the card. Instead, it was an exciting and important event, with contenders and prospects giving it their all to move forward with their careers. Read on to find out our top five collective moments, and then let us know your picks on Facebook and Twitter! Yoel Romero...
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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...
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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. ...
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UFC Fight Night 70 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC Fight Night 70 in Florida the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 bonus awards were announced. As some had predicted prior to the event, the co-main event pairing of talented strikers, Larenz Larkin and Santiago Ponzinibbio scooped up ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors, with Larkin proving to be the better man on the night, finishing his opponent with...
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An improved Yoel Romero proves he's world title material

I wasn't too surprised to when American Top Team head coach Ricardo Liborio told us that the former two-time Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero was perhaps the best athlete on the South Florida super team. After all, the Cuban is recognized as one of the very best international wrestlers of his generation. It was interesting to hear the BJJ legend describe Romero as a humble, sponge of...
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Yoel Romero makes controversial comments about U.S. after win

Middleweight Yoel Romero made some controversial remarks that appeared to criticize the United States after his Saturday win over former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night. Romero moved into contention for the 185-pound title with the win, but it was his post-fight interview that is likely to be what's remembered most from the bout, as the Cuban-born fighter...
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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...
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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...
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Yoel Romero stuns Lyoto Machida with third round knockout

Yoel Romero picked up the biggest win of his career with a vicious third round knockout over former champion Lyoto Machida to cap off UFC Fight Night from Floirda on Saturday. Romero came into the fight as a slight underdog, but considering his huge power and Olympic level wrestling, he was a popular upset pick to take out Machida, who was returning just two months after his last...
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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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‘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...
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‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero’ Live Results

The octagon is back at work once against. “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero” goes down tonight inside Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida. Fox Sports 2 broadcasts the four preliminary bouts live starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Fox Sports 1 airs the main card immediately after at 10PM ET/7PM PT. A middleweight shootout between former top contender Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero...
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UFC Fight Night 70 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the UFC Fight Night 70 results live as they happen from Florida. The action gets underway at 8pm ET (1am UK) with the main card going live at 10pm ET (3am UK). — Main Card: Lyoto Machida vs. Yoel Romero Lorenz Larkin vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio Eddie Gordon vs. Antonio Carlos Junior Steve Bosse vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos...
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Machida vs. Romero: UFC Fight Night Live Blog

It's fight day, ladies and gents! Tonight's UFC Fight Night action begins on FOX Sports 2 at 8 p.m. ET with the preliminary card, featuring four great match ups. At 10 p.m. ET, switch the dial to FOX Sports 1 to catch the Hollywood, FL main card action, featuring the five final bouts of the night. The main event of the night will pit former world champion Lyoto Machida against former...
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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...
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