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Ex-champ Rafael Carvalho thinks he did enough to beat Lyoto Machida, considers move to 205

Looking back on his three-round clash with Lyoto Machida, Rafael Carvalho sees a few things he could have done differently to make sure his hand was the one that got …read more

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Carvalho: Machida’s rep. helped him get the win at Bellator 213

The former Bellator middlweight champ feels like Lyoto Machida’s fame was the decisive factor for the judges of their bout at Bellator 213. Former Bellator champion Rafael Carvalho believes he …read more

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Bellator books debut of Lyoto Machida’s teammate Weber Almeida for early next year

Just days after Lyoto Machida’s successful debut in the Bellator cage, another member of the Machida Karate team is booked to compete for the company.
Weber Almeida, 31, a multiple-time champion …read more

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Belfort exploring free agency: ‘In 2019 I will come back’

It looks like Vitor Belfort will continue to ply his trade in somewhere outside the UFC in 2019. Before Vitor Belfort stepped into the Octagon against Lyoto Machida at …read more

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Vitor Belfort Plans MMA return In 2019!

Vitor Belfort announced he would be walking away from the fight game earlier this year following his knockout loss to Lyoto Machida at UFC 224. But “The Phenom” has now …read more

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Posted on December 18, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Vitor Belfort Ending His Retirement From MMA

Vitor Belfort has announced his plans to return to mixed martial arts competition. Belfort’s last fight was back in February. “The Phenom” went one-on-one with Lyoto Machida. Belfort was knocked …read more

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Posted on December 17, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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Belfort rethinks retirement, plans to fight again

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort, who announced his retirement in May after a knockout loss to Lyoto Machida, now plans to fight again. …read more

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Free agent Vitor Belfort 'in conversation' for MMA comeback in 2019

Vitor Belfort’s MMA career isn’t over, after all.
The former UFC champion Belfort (26-14) said prior to his knockout loss against Lyoto Machida at UFC 224 in May that it would …read more

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Machida ‘was kind of lost’ early in Bellator debut

Despite his status as a former UFC champion and a long resume of big fights to his name, Lyoto Machida still had some trouble adjusting to his first fight in …read more

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Posted on December 17, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Scott Coker Gives His Assessment Of Lyoto Machida’s Bellator Debut

Bellator 213 has come and gone, which means Lyoto Machida has made his promotional debut. This past Saturday night (Dec. 15), Bellator 213 took place inside the Neal S. Blaisdell …read more

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Lyoto Machida explains how Bellator debut felt ‘different’ than UFC bouts

On Saturday night, in the co-headlining bout of Bellator Hawaii, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida made his promotional debut opposite former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho.
After three closely …read more

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Bellator jitters? Lyoto Machida admits he was 'kind of lost' in debut win

HONOLULU – Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida has been fighting internationally for more than a decade, but even he admits his Bellator debut went different than expected.
“Tough opponent, tough fight,” …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Lyoto Machida says he felt ‘kind of lost’ early in Bellator debut

HONOLULU — After his win at Bellator 213, Lyoto Machida discusses everything feeling different in his Bellator debut, fighting Rafael Carvalho, Gegard Mousasi’s progression and more. …read more

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Bellator 213 Results: Lyoto Machida defeats Rafael Carvalho (Highlights)

The promotional debut of former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida took place at tonight’s Bellator 213 event in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Machida squared off with former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2018, 5:46 am By
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Bellator 213 results: Late effort sees Lyoto Machida take split call from Rafael Carvalho

HONOLULU – He was forced to work for it, but Lyoto Machida (25-8 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) took home a victory in his Bellator debut, earning a split-decision win over Rafael …read more

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Twitter reacts to Lyoto Machida's split-decision win over Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 213

Lyoto Machida made a successful Bellator debut on Saturday when he defeated Rafael Carvalho in the Bellator 213 co-headliner.
After three competitive rounds, former UFC champ Machida (25-8 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) …read more

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Champ-champ rematches? Lyoto Machida has already beaten two Bellator titleholders

Would you really blame Lyoto Machida if he sized up the current Bellator championship picture and concluded that he had the easiest path to champ-champ status in mixed martial arts …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Rafael Carvalho questions Lyoto Machida’s motivations in move to Bellator

Rafael Carvalho and Lyoto Machida are in different stages of their careers, but the former Bellator champion wonders if the two countrymen share the same aspirations in the sport.
Carvalho, who …read more

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Scott Coker on Lyoto Machida plans: Not sure about Fedor, but Mousasi, Bader fights likely

HONOLULU – There are some moving parts to come together before Lyoto Machida gets a stab at a Bellator title, including the tough promotional debut ahead of him on Saturday.
Machida, …read more

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Machida believes his Karate beats Carvalho’s Muay Thai

Lyoto Machida bets on his Karate skills to surpass former Bellator champ Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 213, on December 15. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida feels no pressure …read more

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Lyoto Machida wanted to ‘challenge’ himself in Bellator 213 debut

HONOLULU — At Bellator 213 open workouts, Lyoto Machida discusses his fight against Rafael Carvalho, making his Bellator debut, his title hopes in his new promotion, and much more. …read more

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Lyoto Machida intent on Bellator gold, but not looking past Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 213

HONOLULU – Lyoto Machida insists he didn’t come to Bellator to just collect a paycheck – he’s intent on adding another world title to his trophy case.
“I want to be …read more

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Ahead of Bellator debut, Lyoto Machida eyes title fights against familiar opponents

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will make his much-anticipated debut for Bellator on Saturday in Hawaii. …read more

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Ahead of Bellator debut, ex-UFC-champ Lyoto Machida discusses (dual?) championship pursuit

Asked whether he expects a title shot to come from a win at Bellator 213, Lyoto Machida doesn’t beat around the bush.
“Of course,” Machida told MMAjunkie. “I see it as …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Bellator 213 Countdown, Episode 1: ‘Karate is in my blood’

In the first episode of the Countdown series leading up to Bellator 213 on Dec. 13 in Hawaii, former UFC champion Lyoto Machida looks to get back to his karate …read more

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Posted on December 4, 2018, 3:16 am By
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