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Lyoto Machida Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 26-12-0

Lyoto was born in Salvador, Brazil, as the third son of the highly ranked head of the Brazilian branch of the Japan Karate Association, Shotokan karate master Yoshizo Machida (町田嘉三). Yoshizo moved to Brazil from Japan when he was 22 years old, where he met and married Lyoto's mother, Ana Claudia, who is of Portuguese and Italian descent. Growing up in Belém, Lyoto began training in karate at the age of 3 and earned his black belt at the age of 13. He also began training in sumo wrestling at the age of 8, and then BJJ and boxing at sixteen. He won a number of amateur karate tournaments, including the 2001 Pan American Karate tournament. Later he travelled to Thailand to study Muay Thai, to Japan to study grappling at the NJPW Dojo and finally to United States to pursue his UFC career.

Last Fight: Fabian Edwards
Age: 44
Height 6'1"
Weight 185 lbs
Nick Name: "The Dragon"
Nationality: Brazil
Association: APAMTeam Machida
26 Wins
KO / TKO
11
42%
Submission
2
7%
Decisions
13
50%
12 Losses
KO / TKO
4
33%
Submission
2
16%
Decisions
6
50%

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Residence Palos Verdes, California, U.S.
Reach 74 in (190 cm)
Stance Southpaw
Team Black HouseGracie Jiu-Jitsu AcademyKings MMA
Rank 3rd dan black belt in Shotokan Karate under Yoshizo Machida Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Walter Broca
Years active 2003–present (MMA)
Spouse Fabyola
Children 2

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Lyoto Machida next fight?
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Lyoto Machida last fight?
Lyoto Machida lost his last fight against Fabian Edwards by KO (Elbow and Punches) on May. 13, 2022 at Bellator 281 - MVP vs. Storley.
Is Lyoto Machida retired?
Lyoto Machida last fought Fabian Edwards 6 months and 24 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Lyoto Machida?
Lyoto Machida has a 68% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 71% of his fights.
Out of the 28 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -253 favorite, and out of 20 favored matches, he has won 75% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 8 matches, with a win rate of 12% and an odds average of +194.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 28 of Lyoto Machida betting fights, you would have lost $300.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $469.
Where is Lyoto Machida from?
Lyoto Machida is from Belem, Para, Brazil.
Has Lyoto Machida ever been knocked out?
Lyoto Machida has lost 4 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Elbow and Punches) from Fabian Edwards on May. 13, 2022 at Bellator 281 - MVP vs. Storley
How long has Lyoto Machida been fighting?
Lyoto Machida has been fighting for a period of 18 years 11 months and 11 days, his first fight was on May. 02, 2003 at NJPW - Ultimate Crush. He has accumalated roughly 7 hours, 30 minutes and 43 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Fabian Edwards Bellator 281 - MVP vs. Storley
May/13/2022
KO (Elbow and Punches) Jerin Valel 1 3:18
loss Ryan Bader Bellator 256 - Bader vs. Machida 2
Apr/09/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 5 5:00
loss Phil Davis Bellator 245 - Davis vs. Machida 2
Sep/11/2020
Decision (Split) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
loss Gegard Mousasi Bellator 228 - Pitbull vs. Archuleta
Sep/28/2019
Decision (Split) Mike Beltran 3 5:00
win Chael Sonnen Bellator 222 - MacDonald vs. Gracie
Jun/14/2019
TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) Todd Anderson 2 0:22
win Rafael Carvalho Bellator 213 - Macfarlane vs. Letourneau
Dec/15/2018
Decision (Split) Mike Bell 3 5:00
win Vitor Belfort UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington
May/12/2018
KO (Front Kick) Marc Goddard 2 1:00
win Eryk Anders UFC Fight Night 125 - Machida vs. Anders
Feb/03/2018
Decision (Split) Marc Goddard 5 5:00
loss Derek Brunson UFC Fight Night 119 - Brunson vs. Machida
Oct/28/2017
KO (Punches) Osiris Maia 1 2:30
loss Yoel Romero UFC Fight Night 70 - Machida vs. Romero
Jun/27/2015
KO (Elbows) John McCarthy 3 1:38
loss Luke Rockhold UFC on Fox 15 - Machida vs. Rockhold
Apr/18/2015
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Keith Peterson 2 2:31
win C.B. Dollaway UFC Fight Night 58 - Machida vs. Dollaway
Dec/20/2014
TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches) Jerin Valel 1 1:02
loss Chris Weidman UFC 175 - Weidman vs. Machida
Jul/05/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 5 5:00
win Gegard Mousasi UFC Fight Night 36 - Machida vs. Mousasi
Feb/15/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 5 5:00
win Mark Munoz UFC Fight Night 30 - Machida vs. Munoz
Oct/26/2013
KO (Head Kick) Leon Roberts 1 3:10
loss Phil Davis UFC 163 - Aldo vs. Korean Zombie
Aug/03/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Leon Roberts 3 5:00
win Dan Henderson UFC 157 - Rousey vs. Carmouche
Feb/23/2013
Decision (Split) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Ryan Bader UFC on Fox 4 - Shogun vs. Vera
Aug/04/2012
KO (Punches) John McCarthy 2 1:32
loss Jon Jones UFC 140 - Jones vs. Machida
Dec/10/2011
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) John McCarthy 2 4:26
win Randy Couture UFC 129 - St. Pierre vs. Shields
Apr/30/2011
KO (Front Kick) Yves Lavigne 2 1:05
loss Quinton Jackson UFC 123 - Rampage vs. Machida
Nov/20/2010
Decision (Split) Herb Dean 3 5:00
loss Mauricio Rua UFC 113 - Machida vs. Shogun 2
May/08/2010
KO (Punches) Yves Lavigne 1 3:35
win Mauricio Rua UFC 104 - Machida vs. Shogun
Oct/24/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 5 5:00
win Rashad Evans UFC 98 - Evans vs. Machida
May/23/2009
KO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 2 3:57
win Thiago Silva UFC 94 - St. Pierre vs. Penn 2
Jan/31/2009
KO (Punches) Yves Lavigne 1 4:59
win Tito Ortiz UFC 84 - Ill Will
May/24/2008
Decision (Unanimous) Yves Lavigne 3 5:00
win Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou UFC 79 - Nemesis
Dec/29/2007
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Mario Yamasaki 2 4:20
win Kazuhiro Nakamura UFC 76 - Knockout
Sep/22/2007
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win David Heath UFC 70 - Nations Collide
Apr/21/2007
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
win Sam Hoger UFC 67 - All or Nothing
Feb/03/2007
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Vernon White WFA 4 - King of the Streets
Jul/22/2006
Decision (Unanimous) Nelson Hamilton 3 5:00
win Dimitri Wanderley JF - Jungle Fight 6
Apr/29/2006
TKO (Exhaustion) Marcus Vinicius 3 3:24
win B.J. Penn K-1 - Hero's 1
Mar/26/2005
Decision (Unanimous) Kenichi Serizawa 3 5:00
win Sam Greco K-1 MMA - Romanex
May/22/2004
Decision (Split) Yoshinori Umeki 3 5:00
win Michael McDonald K-1 - Beast 2004
Mar/14/2004
Submission (Forearm Choke) Akira Okabayashi 1 2:30
win Rich Franklin Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2003 - Inoki Festival
Dec/31/2003
TKO (Head Kick and Punches) 2 1:03
win Stephan Bonnar JF - Jungle Fight 1
Sep/13/2003
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 4:21
win Kengo Watanabe NJPW - Ultimate Crush
May/02/2003
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00