Archive: lyoto machida

Oct 28, 2013 11:21 am

QUICK TWITT | Gegard Mousasi Wants Lyoto Machida

Fresh off his middleweight debut, Lyoto Machida is garnering all-types of attention from the press and his fighting peers. What many want to know now is, what’s next for “The Dragon?” After taking out a top 5 opponent the likes of Mark Munoz in the very first round, Lyoto could very well be on his...

Oct 28, 2013 10:37 am

PHOTO | Machida Makes Good, Buys Munoz Dinner

Dinner together!!Jantar junto após a luta!! — Lyoto Machida (@lyotomachidafw) October 27, 2013 Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida made good on his pre-fight bet with Mark Munoz. The two middleweight fighters (shown together) are seen enjoying a meal after their UFC Fight Night 30 bout that saw Machida KO his training...

Oct 27, 2013 11:29 am

Lyoto Machida Would Fight Anderson Silva For UFC Middleweight Title

Anderson Silva has always been adamant about not facing Lyoto Machida. “I’ve already said it, and I’ll say it again. Lyoto and myself— we are brothers. Jacare and myself we are friends— camp friends. So we have a code of honor amongst ourselves that we don’t fight against ourselves regardless of wins and losses, money...

Oct 26, 2013 2:35 pm

Dana White Likes Lyoto Machida vs. Vitor Belfort At Middleweight

Lyoto Machida needed all of three minutes to make a name for himself in the UFC Middleweight division. He may already have a title-contention fight lined up for him after such a successful 185 debut. After refusing to move down to the middleweight division due to his friend and training partner Anderson Silva reigning supreme...

Oct 26, 2013 2:34 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 30’ Bonus Winners: Barnatt/Craig, Machida and Musoke

Fight of the Night: Luke Barnatt vs. Andrew Craig Luke Barnatt and Andrew Craig put on an impressive performance in the preliminary bouts that aired on Facebook. It was so good, in fact, that it was the only preliminary bout to air on Fox Sports 2. Andrew Craig showed a good display of composure throughout...

Oct 26, 2013 2:33 pm

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 30 RESULTS: Machida Knocks Munoz Out In Round 1

What an exciting end to an already exciting card. The fans in the United Kingdom will be leaving happy. Lyoto Machida and Mark Munoz had a very long feeling out process with over a minute passing by before the first significant strike landed. Unfortunately for Munoz, none of the strikes went in his favor. In...

Oct 26, 2013 10:24 am

‘UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Munoz’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

Today’s UFC Fight Night 30 event goes down across the pond from Manchester, England. BJPENN.COM is up early to provide fans with live results in real-time right here in this very thread. For your round-by-round and blow-by-blow updates from today’s Fight Night event tune in here at Noon Pacific Time.   RESULTS: John Lineker defeated...

Oct 25, 2013 11:12 am

Following Decision Loss To Davis Machida Looking To Finish Mark Munoz

“I have had to change to get away from these judges decisions. I’m going to avoid leaving it in the hands of the judges. I have to loosen up out there. If I loosen up and let go, I’m going to accomplish what I want to accomplish: a knockout, a finish. Whatever it is, I...

Oct 25, 2013 8:05 am

UFC Fight Night 30: Munoz vs. Machida Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC Fight Night 30: Munoz vs. Machida weigh-ins went off with just one minor hick-up. Flyweight, John Lineker missed weight. Outside of this one misstep, all other fighters made their contracted weight limit, including event headliners, Mark Munoz and Lyoto Machida. Today’s event took place from Manchester Central in England. The full weigh-in results...

Oct 24, 2013 12:12 pm

VIDEO | Signature Moves: Lyoto Machida

Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida breaks down, in ultra-slow motion, the moves that have made him famous. Watch for these moves as he battles Mark Munoz at UFC Manchester: Machida vs. Munoz on Fox Sports 2, October 26th.

Oct 23, 2013 3:00 pm

VIDEO | Machida Admits To Cutting Down On Urine Drink Prior To Munoz Bout

Brazil’s Lyoto Machida is famous for his karate fighting style and infamous for his diet plan, which includes a morning shot of his own urine! Surprisingly, Machida has admitted that in his lead up to this weekend’s main event against Mark Munoz that he has dropped the urine cocktail.

Oct 23, 2013 8:47 am

Mark Munoz: I taught Machida more than he taught me

The UFC returns to Manchester this Saturday for ‘UFC Fight Night 30,’ which is headlined by a middleweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida (19-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC) and Mark Munoz (13-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC). Machida and Munoz have trained together in the past, and according to ‘The Filipino Wrecking...

Oct 10, 2013 11:48 am

Chinzo Machida Hopes To Join His Brother In The UFC

“I broke my hand in the first round of my last fight and fought two more rounds, so my bone shattered. I did one surgery but had to do another with the same hand later. It was a slow recovery, but I’m completely healed now. I’ve started to become a more complete fighter, training more...

Oct 8, 2013 10:24 am

Machida Took Bout With Training Partner To Keep The UFC Happy

“I thought for a while about it (when UFC offered the change), but I didn’t want to disappoint and frustrate the UFC. The date wasn’t that bad. I was already training hard for my fight, so I decided to take it. They were both main events, but this is a better one because Mark Munoz...

Oct 7, 2013 9:54 am

Trainer: Machida Should Get Title Shot With Win Over Munoz

“I think if Lyoto wins he gets the title shot but also you have Jacare, he did a great job in his last fight. I think he deserves the opportunity to fight for the belt. It doesn’t matter who is the champion. In my opinion everybody wants the belt, everybody fights for the belt. It’s...

Oct 2, 2013 6:54 am

Rafael Natal replaces Machida, faces Tim Kennedy at UFC’s ‘Fight for the Troops 3’

When Michael Bisping injured his eye, former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, was pulled from his scheduled bout with Tim Kennedy at ‘UFC Fight for the troops 3’ to replace “The Count” in the headliner of “UFC Fight Night 30” opposite Mark Munoz. The shuffling of opponents had left Tim Kennedy without a fight, so, he began...

Sep 30, 2013 11:09 am

Eye Surgery Puts Michael Bisping Out 4-6 Months

Perennial top-ten UFC middleweight fighter, Michael Bisping, was forced out of his upcoming bout against Mark Munoz due to complications with a detached retina suffered in April at UFC 159. Bisping has undergone another surgery, and he is now looking at a return time of four to six months.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA  ...

Sep 30, 2013 10:20 am

Bisping apologizes to fans for injury

On Friday, reports broke out that Michael Bisping had to pull out of UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester, England slated for Oct. 26 due to an eye injury. Bisping (24-5) was supposed to face middleweight Mark Munoz (13-3). Bisping’s injury forced the UFC to find a suitable replacement fast, which led to former UFC...

Sep 28, 2013 12:59 pm

Tim Kennedy Calls Out Entire Middleweight Division Looking For Machida Replacement

UFC middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy, was finally given the named opponent he had been searching for since entering the UFC. A headlining gig against former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was set for the Fight For The Troops 3 event in Kentucky and Kennedy was ready to show out. Yesterday we learned that Michael Bisping...

Sep 27, 2013 3:57 pm

Bisping Injured, Machida Moved To Fight Night 30, Will Face Munoz In Main Event

  Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping has been forced off the UFC Fight Night 30 card with an undisclosed injury. In for Bisping comes, debuting middleweight, Lyoto Machida. Machida was originally slated to face off with Tim Kennedy in the main even of the UFC’s Fight for the Troops event set for November 6th, but with...

Sep 26, 2013 5:21 pm

UFC Fight Night 31 Lineup is Set With 13 Bouts

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s next “Fight for the Troops” card is set for November 6, and the lineup of 13 fights has been officially set for their broadcast on FOX Sports 1 and live stream on Facebook. Headlining the night of fights will be a middleweight showdown between Lyoto Machida (pictured) and Tim Kennedy.  ...

Sep 4, 2013 10:36 am

Machida: Glover Teixeira Can Beat Jon Jones

“I believe Glover is the next champion. I don’t see anyone in the light heavyweight division to stop Glover Teixeira. Not even Jon Jones. We train together for a long time. To do well against him, you really, really need to know what you’re doing. He’s too strong for this division. He’s a heavyweight, and...

Aug 23, 2013 10:44 am

Lyoto Machida Didn’t Want His Middleweight Debut Against Tim Kennedy

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, will be making his debut at middleweight November 6.  Set to welcome him to the 185 lb. division is Tim Kennedy.  While it’s certainly a tough fight, Machida says Kennedy is not his first choice.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Lyoto Machida has decided to drop to middleweight...

Aug 23, 2013 9:54 am

VIDEO | Machida Says He Has Four Years Left Of Fighting

Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida gives an estimated timeline for his retirement in the video interview. The former light-heavyweight champion believes he will stick around for another four-years, making his estimated retirement age set at 39 years old.

Aug 22, 2013 6:05 am

Lyoto Machida drops to 185, faces Tim Kennedy at UFC Fight for the Troops 3

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida (19-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC) will make his middleweight debut this November when he takes on military hero Tim Kennedy (16-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at the UFC’s third “Fight for the Troops” show. UFC President Dana White announced the fight late Wednesday evening on “FOX Sports Live.” Machida...

Aug 20, 2013 10:38 pm

Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson II Targeted for Nov. 9

The UFC is targeting a rematch between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson (pictured) for a November 9 card in Brazil.  Both fighters have verbally agreed, but contracts and fight agreements have yet to be confirmed.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA It was announced on “UFC Tonight” Tuesday night that the UFC is targeting a bout...