Archive: lyoto machida

Jun 19, 2014 4:58 am

Refs Selected For Weidman-Machida, Rousey-Davis Bouts

Herb Dean (Pictured) and Yves Lavigne have been selected by The Nevada State Athletic Commission to officiate July’s UFC 175 main and co-main event. UFC 175 takes place live on pay-per-view, July 5 from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. In the main event, Chris Weidman will defend his UFC middleweight title against...

Jun 18, 2014 6:24 am

UFC 175: Machida’s Journey

At UFC 175 Lyoto Machida will fight Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title. This is his journey. Enjoy!

Jun 18, 2014 6:01 am

Gegard Mousasi vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza set for UFC 176 co-main event

A key middleweight bout has been added to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles, as UFC officials announced today that Gegard Mousasi will meet Ronaldo Souza in the evenings co-main event. Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was last seen in action in the main event of “UFC Fight Night 41” in Berlin, where...

Jun 12, 2014 6:40 am

Vitor Belfort Officially Removed From UFC 175 Roster

  Sorry Vitor fans, ‘The Phenom’ is back on the shelf following an announcement that his opponent, Chael Sonnen will be retiring. The former title challenger was originally slated to face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight strap, but a licensing issue forced him off the card. In a scramble to replace a vacant, Wanderlei...

May 30, 2014 12:49 pm

White Clarifies Rumors – Sonnen vs. Belfort Will Be At 185Lbs, Wanderlei Not Cut

Good news for Silva fans, the UFC boss has corrected previous reports about the release of Wanderlei Silva. was the first to report of Silva’s release, stating that Dana White said, ‘Silva’s done in the UFC’. However those reports appear to be false. Now, according to UFC on FOX insider, Ariel Helwani, Silva is...

May 30, 2014 12:40 pm

Wanderlei Breaks His Silence – ‘I’m Innocent! Fight With Chael Will Go On’

Either Wanderlei Silva is slightly delusional, or we don’t have all the facts. Reports have been through the roof since Thursday’s announcement that Silva ran from NSAC drug testers in avoidance of a random screening. Now he finally explains what happened. Think he can salvage this? Get caught up on the latest with the Wanderlei...

May 29, 2014 6:44 am

UFC Releases Official Statement On Wanderlei Silva Situation

  By now, we all know what happened to the Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen bout. If you missed it, the short version is simple. Wanderlei Silva ran from Nevada commission officials when they attempted to obtain a urine sample for drugs. As a result, he has been removed from his scheduled date against Chael...

May 27, 2014 5:04 am

Faber Not Surprised With ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Booking

Since his time on TUF, Alex ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Cacares has had a very successful bantamweight run inside the UFC. Up next for the rising slugger is MMA legend, Urijah Faber. For Faber, having fought the division’s entire top 10, admits he expected the booking and has been watching the young up-and-comer since entering the UFC...

May 24, 2014 1:49 pm

Weidman: ‘Forget Vitor’

“I’m fighting Lyoto Machida,” Weidman said at Friday’s UFC 175 press conference. “Forget Vitor.” Middleweight champion Chris Weidman made a stern point at yesterday’s press conference: he’s tired of hearing about Vitor Belfort. The 29-year-old undefeated champ was slated to defend his title against Belfort, but after a whole back and forth series of events...

May 23, 2014 7:42 pm

Rousey: ‘Boxing is limited, Mayweather fight a bad idea’

“You would never report me saying something like ‘I think that Floyd Mayweather is the best boxer that ever lived, an actual, technical boxer’. Of course Floyd would box the hell out of me if it was a boxing match. But boxing is a limited form of fighting, and we’re a much less limited form...

May 23, 2014 6:56 pm

Machida Not Out For Silva’s Revenge In Weidman Bout

Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida is set to square off with Chris Weidman on July 5. The duo will serve as the UFC 175 main event on pay-per-view, on the biggest fight weekend in combat sports history. Machida also shares management and often trains with, former middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. When asked at today’s press conference...

May 21, 2014 6:34 am

PHOTO | Rousey & Expendables Crew Enter In A Tank

At a recent publicity event to promote their upcoming film, stars of Expendables 3 rode a ,military tank en route to their destination. The caption reads, “Learning how to make an entrance from the best #expendables3 #cannes #tanksbeatlimos”

May 19, 2014 2:44 pm

‘Bruce Leeroy’ Wants Title Shot After Faber Bout

Alex Caceres is trying to make a case for a shot at UFC gold, and he’s willing to go through Urijah Faber to get it. The TUF veteran recently appeared on ‘The MMA Hour‘ and said, “Oh yeah. Maybe not right away, but, I think my next fight should be a title fight if I...

May 15, 2014 6:38 am

Alexis Davis: ‘I can hold my own against Ronda’

“Ronda is a great fighter. I’ve been constantly working on my wrestling. They’ve improved me so much since I’ve been here. I’ve been training jiu jitsu for a long time. I’ve been training for years with black belt world champions. If I can hold my own with them, I’m sure I can hold my own...

May 12, 2014 12:59 pm

Alexis Davis: ‘I definitely think I can stop Ronda’s armbar’

Inside MMA guest host women’s UFC fighter Miesha Tate interviews fellow fighter Alexis Davis about her upcoming title challenge versus UFC Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. “I definitely think I am going to be able to stop the armbar. This is something I train constantly everyday. Obviously she has been training it in Judo for so...

May 6, 2014 3:33 pm

PHOTO | Lyoto Machida’s Father At Age 18

Before there was a Lyoto Machida, there was this man, the Master of the Machida fighting system and father to the former UFC light-heavyweight champion and current middleweight title challenger, Yoshizo Machida.