LYOTO MACHIDA NEWS

Chris Weidman And Gian Villante Match Outfits

The middleweight champ recently had surgery on both of his knees and looks to be doing well as he gets a little shopping in with teammate and friend Gian Villante. I guess a black V-neck and green pants is a popular choice in Long Island! Hope Chris is doing well, excited to see him take on Lyoto Machida on July 5th at UFC 175. Looks like some great training at Reign Tyrone Spong...
Via Tito Couture
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida Spends Some Time With Muay-Thai Expert Daniel Woirin

Lyoto Machida spends some time with friends, including Team Quest’s Muay-Thai coach Daniel Woirin on the left. Woirin used to train Machida and it is good to see the two are still close! All the best to Daniel and Lyoto. Chris Weidman rehabbing his knees Machida and family react to last nights earthquake
Via Tito Couture
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Rehabbing His Knees

The UFC middleweight champ is only three days removed from his double knee surgery and is seen here icing them down at rehab.  Chris was jogging a day after the surgery so pretty safe to say the procedure was as success.  Can’t wait to have the champ back and watch him defend his belt against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 on July 5th. Vitor with his wife in Dubai Champion Chris Weidman...
Via Tito Couture
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rener Gracie Joins Lyoto Machida And His Family At The Beach

Jiu Jitsu expert and coach to many UFC stars including Lyoto, Rener Gracie meets up with his student and friend at the beach.  Lyoto’s grappling could very likely be a key factor in his upcoming title fight against champion Chris Weidman as Weidman will for sure be looking to take the fight to the ground.  Now that the fight has gotten pushed back due to a knee injury Chris suffered...
Via Tito Couture
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida And Family React To Last Night’s Earthquake

A 5.1 earthquake rattled Southern California last night and the Brazilian light heavyweight’s wife made the family get under the counter for protection.  These are new for Lyoto who moved to the Los Angeles area only a few years ago.  That is two earthquakes in a short time and all the residents in the area are hoping that doesn’t mean a big one is coming soon. Vitor Belfort...
Via Tito Couture
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Renen Barao vs TJ Dillashaw Named New UFC 173 Main Event

  UFC Bantamweight champion Renen Barao will now headline UFC 173 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Barao will face Team Alpha Male member T.J. Dillashaw in the main event. Barao is coming off of a victory over Urijah Faber, another Team Alpha Male fighter. This fight replaces the previous headliner Chris Weidman vs Lyoto Machida as the main event due to a knee injury...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson wants to step in and fight Lyoto Machida at UFC 173

With yesterday’s news that Chris Weidman suffered a knee injury that will require surgery and that his UFC middleweight title defense at UFC 173 on May 24 had to be moved to UFC 175 on July 5, the promotion is now searching for a new main event for UFC 173. It didn’t take long for somebody to step up to the plate and offer his service for the May 24th card. Last night, Dan Henderson...
Via Players View
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson Offers to Fight Lyoto Machida at UFC 173

Just one day removed from posting a dramatic come-from-behind TKO victory over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and two months prior to the curtain being drawn on UFC 173, Dan Henderson (pictured) has offered to step in for injured middleweight champ Chris Weidman and headline the May 24 show against Lyoto Machida. “Hey @danawhite, let me have @lyotomachidafw, just like you let him have...
Via 5thRound.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort And Family Enjoy Dubai

I would love to hear what Vitor says about the Weidman vs Machida fight being postponed and if he would like to step in and be the one that fights for the belt.  According to him it would be enough time to adjust to being off TRT. Chris Weidman vs Lyoto Machida fight postponed to June 5th Vitor Belfort works with his boxing coach  
Via Tito Couture
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Vs Lyoto Machida Fight Postponed To June 5th

Rough break for the champ as a minor knee injury has forced Weidman to call out of his original UFC 173 bout against Lyoto Machida. Hopefully Chris will heal up quickly as he will certainly need to bring his A game against the dangerous Lyoto Machida.  This begs a question though since with this set back will Vitor Belfort now be his opponent?  Vitor said he needed 90 days to ease...
Via Tito Couture
22 days ago  |  Discuss

All-American needs minor repair; Weidman vs. Machida moved to UFC 175

Nagging injuries that will require a minor surgery have forced a delay to Chris Weidman's next middleweight title defense. The UFC champ was scheduled to defend his coveted hardware against former light heavyweight title holder Lyoto 'The Dragon' Machida for the promotions annual Memorial Day weekend PPV show. Not gonna happen.Weidman's camp had previously revealed...
Via hov-mma
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman’s next UFC Middleweight title defense moved from UFC 173 to UFC 175

The next UFC middleweight title bout has once again been modified. This time it is due to current champion Chris Weidman suffering a knee injury. The bout was scheduled for May 24 at UFC 173, but will now be moved. For the details, here’s UFC’s statement from their website: “The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been...
Via Players View
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida Pushed To UFC 175

First it was the challenger who was out for UFC 173. Now, the champion is out too. The UFC announced Monday that undefeated middleweight champion Chris Weidman was out for UFC 173 May 24. Sources close to Weidman’s camp said a doctor confirmed he needed minor surgery on his knee, which led to him being […]
Via Full Scale Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Vs Lyoto Machida Delayed Until UFC 175 Due To Injury

A middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida will no longer headline UFC 173 on May 24th in Las Vegas after the champion picked up a knee injury. Weidman now has to undergo a minor operation and so the decision has been made to push the fight back a further six weeks to UFC 175, also in las Vegas, on July 5th. The UFC are now scrambling to find a new headliner...
Via Fight Of The Night
23 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 173 main event cancelled

Chris Weidman withdrew from UFC 173 due to a knee injury. (Photo via odfcnews.com) Today the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Monday that May’s UFC 173′s would-be title fight between Lyoto Machida and Chris Weidman was cancelled. The move was made due to a knee injury that Weidman suffered that forced him to withdraw from his title defense. It has been moved from May...
Via Ring Kings
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman-Lyoto Machida fight postponed to July 5

Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida were scheduled to headline UFC 173 on May 24, but the fight has been postponed to July 5, the UFC announced Monday. The UFC says Weidman suffered a knee injury that will require minor surgery. The surgery must be extremely minor, because the fight is only being delayed by six […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida Snaps A Picture With A Legend

Former champion Lyoto Machida with the one and only Royce Gracie! Lyoto has a very tough test coming up as he looks to win the 185lb strap against champion Chris Weidman at UFC 173! Any early predictions for that fight??? Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Chris Weidman meets with fans in Dallas
Via Tito Couture
27 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 173 'Weidman vs. Machida' Event Poster; Updated Fight Card

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman's 2nd title defense, and first fight in nearly two years against someone not named Anderson Silva, will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the promotions yearly Memorial Day weekend pay-per-view event. Now a veteran of seven UFC fights, the Hofstra All-American will not only look keep his undefeated record in tact, and more importantly...
Via hov-mma
28 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida’ Official Event Poster

Sometimes, the UFC’s graphics department comes up with absolute duds for event posters (Please see: “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi“). Other times, you get masterpieces like the official billboard for “UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida.” The May 24 event takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Reigning middleweight champion Chris Weidman defends...
Via 5thRound.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Punk, Machida & Others Watch UFC 171

UFC fighter Lyoto Machida posted the following to Instagram Saturday night… Watching UFC 171 at home with @renergracie @perceuf @tiokigracie n CM Punk! Assistindo o UFC em casa!! http://t.co/6mi5NTUtvW — Lyoto Machida (@lyotomachidafw) March 16, 2014
Via WZR Online
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida Spends Some Time At The Arcade With His Kids

Lyoto is fast approaching his chance at the middleweight strap and it is good to see him taking some time away from training for some family time. Very tough fight for both Weidman and Machida! Any early predictions for that bout? Video: Lyoto Machida gets some upper body work in Video: Some interesting training from Lyoto Machida
Via Tito Couture
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Lyoto Machida Gets Some Upper Body Work In

Excited to see Lyoto get back in the cage at UFC 173 where he will challenge Chris Weidman for the middleweight strap! Certainly a tough fight for both men, how do you all see that fight going down??? Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Video: Some interesting training from Lyoto Machida
Via Tito Couture
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Fights Announced for ‘UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida’

On Monday, a pair of lightweight scraps were added to the “UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida” lineup. “The Ultimate Fighter 13″ winner Tony Ferguson (pictured) meets Katsunori Kikuno, while veteran Yves Edwards battles Piotr Hallman in the May 24 event. The show takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Champion Chris Weidman defends his middleweight throne...
Via 5thRound.com
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida With His First Ever Jiu-Jitsu Coach

Lyoto Machida is seen here with his first ever BJJ coach, Alexey Cruz.  Machida recently got some exciting news as he will be filling in for Vitor Belfort on May 26th against middleweight champion Chris Weidman.  We knew we would be seeing Lyoto fighting for a title at 185 lbs but it came sooner than most expected.  Let’s hope The Dragon’s foot is fully healed for training...
Via Tito Couture
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida vs. Chris Weidman for the 185-pound belt truly is a ”superfight”

After months of wide spread speculation, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed what many believed to be inevitable on Thursday by banning the use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), and removing any exemptions that have already been approved for athletes currently using the controversial treatment. Following the lead of the N.S.A.C., the UFC was immediately impacted...
Via Sports-Glory
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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