Archive: Mousasi vs. Machida

Feb 18, 2014 12:57 pm

Machida Tops UFC Fight Night 36 Medical Suspensions

Last weekend’s decision right, UFC Fight Night 36 event went off without a hitch. The card, which featured a main event between Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi was supposed to crown the next middleweight title challenger, although now, with his nasty foot injury, things may be put off for a bit. The Brazilian Athletic Commission...

Feb 18, 2014 12:40 pm

PHOTO | Machida’s Injured, But Not Broken, Foot

According to Machida, in the third round of his UFC Fight Night 36 bout against Gegard Mousasi, he injured his foot pretty bad. According to the docs it isn’t broken, but it’s hard to imagine it being an worse. Geeze! Here’s the tweet that got us the pic: Machida's foot not looking good … no...

Feb 18, 2014 6:35 am

Machida Down For Jacare Or Bisping Scraps While Waiting For Title Shot

“Everybody keeps talking about the title. Of course, I want to fight for the title and I did my best on Saturday night (to earn a shot), but it’s up to the UFC now to decide if I deserve it or not. I’ll be ready for anything. If they want me to fight once more...

Feb 17, 2014 10:09 am

Stats Show Mousasi Significantly Ahead In Strikes Against Machida

Numbers don’t lie, but in this case, they also don’t matter. According to the folks over at FightMetric, Gegard Mousasi, did pretty good in the striking battle against Lyoto Machida last weekend in the UFC Fight Night 36 main event. Here’s their report:   Machida successfully out-pointed Gegard for five-straight rounds to earn a unanimous...


Feb 17, 2014 10:08 am

Erick Silva First In UFC To Have 3 Opponents Never Hit Him

They call several fighters in the UFC ‘elusive’. A fighter’s ability to hit and not get hit, especially in the UFC, is a measure of success and sign of greatness. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 36, top Brazilian prospect Erick Silva, etched his way into the record books in his fight against Takenori Sato....

Feb 17, 2014 9:58 am

.gif | Machida Snags Hat From Fight Night 36 Thief

Lyoto Machida won two battles last Saturday night on FOX Sports 1. Not only did the former UFC light-heavyweight champion take on and defeat one of his toughest opponents to date in Gegard Mousasi, he also successfully regained his hat during his Fight Night 36 walk-out. This rarely happens. Check it: (Footage comes via Saturday’s...

Feb 17, 2014 9:57 am

What Grease? – Andy Ogle Fires Back At Oliveira’s Slick Allegations

Opening last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 36 main card action was a featherweight bout between Andy Ogle and Charles Oliveira. Though the Brazilian won via submission in round 3, he still accused his British opponent of greasing in their bout. Ogle took to his Facebook page to refute those allegations: “So charles says he thought...

Feb 17, 2014 9:32 am

Lyoto Machida: ‘I deserve the title shot’

“I don’t know what happened. I did some kicking and he defended with his knee. I don’t know if I broke my foot. I didn’t think about my foot during the fight, I just tried to keep my focus on the fight. He’s a tough opponent. But he kept his hand down. I saw I...

Feb 17, 2014 9:12 am

Mousasi: ‘Machida Was Always One Step Ahead’

Rhythm always helps, but I felt good in the fight. I don’t think [ring rust played a factor]. He was always a step ahead. I just couldn’t get started. I don’t know about the scoring. Maybe I had one round, maybe two…” Following his unanimous decision loss to Lyoto Machida last weekend, Gegard Mousasi told...

Feb 15, 2014 10:31 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Machida Gets Unanimous Decision Win Over Mousasi

Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi’s fight in the main-event may not have lived up to expectations, but the striking was impressive nonetheless. Lyoto Machida took control of the first three rounds with his elite striking skills. While Mousasi did control the center of the octagon, Machida nullified that by bum-rushing Mousasi with punches and knees....

Feb 15, 2014 9:33 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Souza Dominates Carmont en route to Decision Win

The ground game of Jacare Souza won him the decision victory. Francis Carmont got taken down early on in the first round and it all looked to be going downhill for him from there. Souza transitioned right to back control and locked in a body triangle. Carmont defended the rear naked choke for nearly five...

Feb 15, 2014 8:55 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Silva KOs Sato in 1st Round

Erick Silva brought the crowd back to life after this performance. Silva landed a body shot that forced Takenori Sato to clutch on a leg, praying for a takedown. Silva stayed standing and delivered a handful of shots to the head and body of Sato. Sato continued to hold on to the leg of his...

Feb 15, 2014 7:27 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Proctor Batters Marcello in 3rd Round, Earns Decision Win

Seventh decision in a row. This may have been the most competitive fight on the preliminary card, but that’s not saying much. Joe Proctor went for a guillotine choke twice in the first round and Marcello was able to escape twice. Marcello tried to answer with a submission of his own and almost forced Proctor...