Lyoto Machida

Bellator MMA champion Gegard Mousasi open to rematch with ‘cheater’ Lyoto Machida

Gegard Mousasi would be open to another fight vs. newly signed Bellator middleweight Lyoto Machida, but he does have one demand for ‘The …

MMA & UFC

Mousasi: Machida left UFC because of drug testing

Bellator middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi has his own theories on why Lyoto Machida left the UFC.Late last week, surprising news came out stating …

MMA & UFC

Lyoto Machida Reports UFC Matched Bellator Offer

Lyoto Machida<p>By FCF Staff<p>Lyoto Machida is officially a Bellator fighter, but not because the Ultimate Fighting Championship didn’t match the Viacom …

MMA & UFC

Video: Scott Coker open to Machida vs Fedor

Would you like to see Lyoto Machida move up to face Fedor Emelienenko?Lyoto Machida has signed with Bellator shortly after his UFC contract expired …

MMA & UFC

Bellator champs Ryan Bader, Gegard Mousasi interested in rematches with Lyoto Machida

GalleryRyan Bader def. Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 199: Best photos view 6 images The ink is barely dry on Lyoto Machida’s Bellator contract, but …

MMA & UFC

Coker says Machida deal was done in '15 minutes'

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker discusses the Gegard Mousasi-Rory MacDonald superfight, the welterweight tourney and signing Lyoto Machida.

MMA & UFC

Lyoto Machida says UFC countered Bellator offer, but he gave his word

NEW YORK – Like a true martial artist, Lyoto Machida keeps his word.When the UFC matched an offer “he couldn’t refuse” from Bellator, Machida turned …

MMA & UFC

Gegard Mousasi welcomes Bellator rematch with Lyoto Machida, says Machida was ‘100 percent’ on PEDs

NEW YORK — Gegard Mousasi discusses his Bellator superfight against Rory MacDonald, Bellator’s recent signing of Lyoto Machida, his belief that …

MMA & UFC

Lyoto Machida Explains Why He Left the UFC, Looks Ahead to Career with Bellator

<i>(Courtesy of MMAFightingonSBN)</i>Lyoto Machida's jump from the UFC to Bellator was a move that almost no one saw coming. Machida (24-8) is one of the …

MMA & UFC

Lyoto Machida says Bellator ‘made an offer that I couldn’t refuse’

NEW YORK — Lyoto Machida discusses his move from the UFC to Bellator, his desire to become a Bellator champion, potentially competing at both …

MMA & UFC

Scott Coker talks potential Machida vs. Fedor fight, free agent Josh Barnett, Liddell vs. Ortiz 3, more

NEW YORK — Bellator president Scott Coker discusses Bellator’s plans with Lyoto Machida, Machida potentially fighting Fedor Emelianenko, a future …

MMA & UFC

Lyoto Machida Releases Statement On Bellator MMA Signing

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has finally parted ways with the UFC after over 10 years of hard-working service.<p>In a surprise …

MMA & UFC

Former UFC star Lyoto Machida signs multifight deal with Bellator

Another former UFC star has joined the ranks of Bellator.<p>Lyoto Machida has signed an exclusive multifight contract with Bellator, the promotional …

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida has signed with Bellator

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator.<p>Former champions are dropping from the UFC like flies and settling in …

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

Ex-UFC Star Lyoto Machida Reportedly Agrees to Contract with Bellator

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is going to continue his mixed martial arts career with Bellator.<p>Per ESPN.com's Ariel Helwani, Machida reached a verbal agreement with Bellator on an exclusive multi-fight contract that is expected to be signed in the near future.<p>Machida has spent …

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

Lyoto Machida agrees to join Bellator MMA

Lyoto Machida is Bellator-bound following the expiration of his UFC contract.Lyoto Machida’s spectacular front kick KO of Vitor Belfort is evidently …

MMA & UFC

Bellator targets fall debut for Lyoto Machida at 185 or 205

GalleryLyoto Machida def. Vitor Belfort at UFC 224: Best photos view 23 images Lyoto Machida will jump “into the mix” for a title shot in …

MMA & UFC

Lyoto Machida signs multi-fight deal with Bellator

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has verbally agreed to sign a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA, the promotion announced …

MMA & UFC

Former UFC Champ Lyoto Machida Signs Multi-Fight Contract with Bellator

Lyoto Machida is moving on from the UFC.The former light heavyweight champion has agreed in principle to a new multi-fight contract to join Bellator …

MMA & UFC

UFC Legend Lyoto Machida Signs With Bellator

May 12, 2018; Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil; Vitor Belfort (red gloves) fights Lyoto Machida (blue gloves) during UFC 224 at Jeunesse Arena. Mandatory …

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

Lyoto Machida Signs With Bellator, After Decade Plus Stint With UFC

Lyoto Machida<p>By FCF Staff<p>After fighting under the UFC banner for over ten years, Lyoto Machida is reportedly moving on to Bellator.<p>On Friday, …

MMA & UFC

Former UFC champ Lyoto Machida signs multi-fight deal with Bellator

All the attention was on Vitor Belfort’s retirement fight at UFC 224. Little did anyone know it was likely Lyoto Machida’s last appearance in the …

MMA & UFC

Watch Yoel Romero Flatten Lyoto Machida (UFC 225 Free Fight)

<i>(Courtesy of UFC)</i>Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero was continuing his climb up the middleweight ranks with a victory over Lyoto Machida back in …

UFC 225

Elias Theorodou explains why he wants Lyoto Machida next following his UFC Liverpool win

LIVERPOOL, England — After his win at UFC Liverpool, Elias Theodorou discusses his win over Trevor Smith, how many stitches he needed in the cut he …

MMA & UFC

Lyoto Machida eyes title shot, wants two more fights in 2018

After putting together back to back victories for the first time in four years, former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida is ready to get …

Martial Arts

Lyoto Machida Aiming For One Final UFC Title Run

At 40 years old, former UFC light heavyweight champion and former middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida doesn’t appear to have his sights set …

MMA & UFC

Vitor Belfort No Excuses, No Regrets in Fighting Injured Against Lyoto Machida

Vitor Belfort has most likely fought the final fight of his UFC career. It didn't exactly go as planned. Lyoto Machida launched a front kick that put …

MMA & UFC

Vitor Belfort Explains Why he Didn’t Withdraw From UFC 224 Despite Injury

Belfort (photo via UFC)<p>By FCF Staff<p>Vitor Belfort has confirmed that he sustained an injury during his UFC 224 training camp, and the Brazilian star …

UFC

UFC 224: The Thrill and the Agony – Relive the Most Emotional Moments

<i>(Courtesy of UFC)</i>Re-live the thrill and the agony from an incredible night of fights at UFC 224: Nunes vs Pennington with this UFC FIGHT PASS …

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Report: Vitor Belfort severely injured his knee before UFC 224 loss to Lyoto Machida

Vitor Belfort severely injured his knee leading up to last weekend’s Lyoto Machida fight at the UFC 224 pay-per-view (PPV) event, taking place on May …

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