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For a potential rematch, Gegard Mousasi would want ‘cheater’ Lyoto Machida to get extra testing

We might not hear him speak up often, but when he does Gegard Mousasi doesn’t hold back. And he didn’t yesterday when speaking of one of his old foes.
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Mousasi open torematch with ‘cheater’ Machida

Gegard Mousasi would consider rematching newly signed Bellator middleweight Lyoto Machida, only if Machida undergoes strict drug testing for the fight. Gegard Mousasi would be open to another fight vs. …read more

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Gegard Mousasi Wants Extensive Drug Testing For Possible Lyoto Machida Rematch

Gegard Mousasi is open to rematching Lyoto Machida under Bellator’s banner, but he wants extensive drug testing if it does happen. The current Bellator MMA middleweight champ and Machida previously …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Gegard Mousasi wants ‘extra’ drug testing for Lyoto Machida if they rematch: ‘I don’t trust that guy’ 

Gegard Mousasi believes Lyoto Machida was using PEDs when they fought in 2015, and now that “The Dragon” has joined the Bellator ranks, the middleweight champion has insisted that he …read more

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Gegard Mousasi Says Lyoto Machida Left the UFC to Avoid Being Drug Tested by USADA

Last Friday, former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida made a surprising switch from the UFC to Bellator MMA. …read more

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Mousasi Implies Machida Left UFC to Avoid Drug Testing

Gegard Mousasi has quite the theory on why Lyoto Machida made his exit from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Machida surprised the mixed martial arts world when he signed with …read more

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Posted on June 27, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Gegard Mousasi says drug testing was a factor in Lyoto Machida’s move to Bellator

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is now a Bellator fighter. Bellator middleweight champ Gegard Mousasi, who lost to Machida in 2014, thinks he knows why.
Mousasi believes Machida has …read more

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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 that former UFC light heavyweight …read more

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Bellator’s Ryan Bader, Gegard Mousasi Want Redemption Against New Signee Lyoto Machida

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has only just signed a deal with Bellator MMA and he already has two current champions eyeing a shot at him. …read more

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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 and he became a free …read more

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

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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 most storied fighters in UFC …read more

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Posted on June 27, 2018, 12:46 am By
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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 it down. He’d already said …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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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 trip to Brazil, Vitor Belfort, Josh Barnett, Chuck Liddell vs. …read more

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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 middleweight and light heavyweight, a future …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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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 Machida was on PEDs in their first fight, the …read more

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Scott Coker confirms Lyoto Machida will fight in multiple divisions in Bellator

Lyoto Machida’s time as a Bellator fighter will not be confined to a single weight class. Speaking at a Tuesday press conference announcing Bellator’s new deal with DAZN, Bellator President …read more

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Lyoto Machida explains why he moved to Bellator even though the UFC matched offer

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has long been considered one of MMA’s true good guys, and he has once again proven why that’s the case.
It was recently announced …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Machida Explains Bellator Move Despite UFC Matching Offer

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida caught everyone off guard last week by announcing he had signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA.
The move was especially …read more

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Lyoto Machida issues statement on move to Bellator MMA

After 11-straight years as a member of the UFC roster, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is headed to Bellator. News of Machida’s relocation was first reported by ESPN …read more

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Posted on June 24, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Machida Issues First Statement On Bellator MMA Signing

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida made a big career jump earlier this week when he signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA, ending his 11-year UFC career …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Lyoto Machida Breaks Silence on Bellator Signing

As reported yesterday, long-time UFC veteran and former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida signed on with Bellator MMA in a sudden announcement. As the 40-year old Dragon embarks on his …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Machida Could Make Bellator Debut This Fall

It was revealed earlier today (Fri., June 22, 2018) that former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will be taking his talents to Bellator MMA after signing an exclusive multi-fight …read more

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Machida signs multifight deal with Bellator

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has signed a multifight deal with Bellator. …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Bellator targets fall debut for Lyoto Machida at 185 or 205

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Lyoto Machida will jump “into the mix” for a title shot in Bellator.
After confirming a new multi-fight deal with …read more

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Report: Former UFC Champion Lyoto Machida Signs With Bellator

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has signed with Bellator MMA after fighting out his UFC contract at UFC 224 last month, ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reports. …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Lyoto Machida Reportedly Agrees to Multi-Fight Deal With Bellator

It appears that Bellator is closing in on capturing the signature of another UFC star. According to reports, Lyoto Machida has agreed to a multi-fight deal with Bellator, sources informed …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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See Ya! Machida Ditches UFC, Signs With Bellator MMA

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, will start a new era under the Bellator MMA banner, after finishing up his existing contract and setting sail for …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Lyoto Machida to sign with Bellator

Bellator MMA is welcoming another longtime UFC contender into its fold.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has verbally agreed to an exclusive deal with Bellator, sources confirmed with MMA …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Sources: Machida, Bellator have multifight deal

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has agreed to a multifight deal with Bellator, sources tell ESPN. …read more

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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 octagon, as well.
The former UFC …read more

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BREAKING | Former UFC champion, Lyoto Machida headed to Bellator

Bellator continues to make big acquisitions and now they’ve made a rather unexpected one as they’ve picked up a former UFC champion.
ESPN is reporting that former UFC light heavyweight champion, …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Watch Yoel Romero Flatten Lyoto Machida (UFC 225 Free Fight)

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Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero was continuing his climb up the middleweight ranks with a victory over Lyoto Machida back in 2015. Next he faces Robert Whittaker for …read more

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Elias Theodorou explains why he’s hoping to fight Lyoto Machida

After his exciting UFC Liverpool win over Trevor Smith, which came via unanimous decision, Canadian middleweight Elias Theodorou is hoping for a fight with former UFC light heavyweight champ and …read more

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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 got during the bout, …read more

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Elias Theodorou Targets Bout With Lyoto Machida

Elias Theodorou is aiming for a match-up with Lyoto Machida. This past Sunday (May 27), Theodorou took on Trevor Smith in a preliminary contest at UFC Liverpool. The action took …read more

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Posted on May 29, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Elias Theodorou, a.k.a. 'poor man's' Lyoto Machida, wants real Machida after UFC Liverpool win

LIVERPOOL, England – Count on Elias Theodorou to put a positive spin on adverse situations.
For instance: He sported a freshly stitched forehead along with his dapper outfit as he talked …read more

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Lyoto Machida not thinking about retirement yet, interested in Whittaker vs. Romero winner

At UFC 224, Lyoto Machida authored one of the most dazzling victories of spectacular career, zapping the retiring Vitor Belfort with a front kick to the face. With this win, …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Machida Eyes Winner Of Whittaker Vs Romero

For the first time in over four years, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion and longtime karate master, Lyoto Machida, is the winner of back-to-back fights.
While those victories …read more

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Posted on May 24, 2018, 4:17 pm By
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Machida doesn’t see potential Bisping fight as a farewell

Lyoto Machida is not considering retirement following his Vitor Belfort win at UFC 224, and wants to for a title after dealing with Michael Bisping. Lyoto Machida is not ready …read more

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