Tag Archives: Rafael Carvalho
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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Lyoto Machida Felt 'Kind of Lost' In The Early Going of Bellator Debut

Lyoto Machida made his much-anticipated Bellator MMA debut on Saturday at Bellator 213, earning a close split-decision win over former middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Lyoto Machida Says He Had To Adjust In Bellator Debut

Lyoto Machida admits he felt “kind of lost” in his Bellator debut. Machida shared the cage with former middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho. The bout served as Bellator 213’s co-main event. …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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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: 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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Bellator 213 Highlights: Lyoto Machida Defeats Rafael Carvalho

Lyoto Machida’s Bellator debut is in the books. Earlier tonight (Dec. 15), Machida shared the cage with Rafael Carvalho. The action took place inside the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in …read more

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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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Rafael Carvalho says fighters need respect for the sport, the fans, and their partners

Bellator 213 “MacFarlane vs. Letourneau” takes place Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The undefeated champion Ilima-Lei MacFarlane (8-0) will make her second Flyweight …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

Source:: MMAFighting

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

Source:: MMAJunkie

Bellator 213 co-main event breakdown: Does Lyoto Machida still have enough for Rafael Carvalho?

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for Bellator 213.
Bellator 213 takes place Saturday at Neal S. …read more

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Lyoto Machida Wants To Fight 'Honorable' Ryan Bader At 205 Pounds

Lyoto Machida will make his Bellator MMA debut next weekend at Bellator 213 where he’ll face former Bellator middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho, but he also has his eye on future …read more

Source:: Sherdog