Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida believes Vitor Belfort is next in line for a title shot at middleweight following UFC 175.
Lyoto Machida has come to the aid of his fellow Brazilian and agreed that Vitor Belfort is the logical contender for a middleweight title shot after UFC 175.
The former light-heavyweight champion, who is scheduled to challenge Chris Weidman for the 185lb. title at UFC 175, thinks that his fellow former champion has done enough to prove that he deserves an more
There have been plenty of big moments in Lyoto Machida's career, and another huge opportunity is rapidly approaching. The former light heavyweight champion turned middleweight contender will square off against current titleholder Chris Weidman in the main event at UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas, in what has become one of the most anticipated bouts of 2014.
The championship tilt will be Weidman's first showing inside the Octagon since upsetting former 185-pound king Anderson Silva in back-to-back more
After his second title defense, the UFC's middleweight champion is starting to open up a bit about his fears and desires while holding the belt.
It's good to be the king. Excepting, of course, that sometimes it isn't. Especially when, for the second time in as many attempts, you're faced with the possibility of cancelling your upcoming title fight. That's where current middleweight champion apparently found himself just a couple weeks out from his UFC 175 bout with Lyoto Machida. After initially more
As reported by Ariel Helwani Wednesday on UFC Tonight, UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort now says he's ready to make a return to fighting and intends to face the winner of UFC 175's main event between middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida.
According to his wife Joana Prado, Belfort's team has also been informed by the UFC that he is next in line for a shot at the middleweight title. Prado, along with Belfort's manager Glenn Robinson, has recently taken over the day-to-day more
One of the middleweight stalwarts that Lyoto Machida dispatched en route to a title shot was Mark Munoz. Check out the full fight, where Machida dropped his friend Munoz at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Munoz. more
UFC 175 title challenger Lyoto Machida spoke to FightHub about his upcoming title fight against Chris Weidman and whether the stars may align for him as they did five years ago against Rashad Evans. more
Chris Weidman will finally defend his middleweight title against a man not named Anderson Silva when he puts the 185-pound strap on the line against Lyoto Machida in the main event of tonight's (Sat., July 5, 2014) UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. more
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to continue his historic run by facing a reinvented Lyoto Machida in the main event of tonight's (July 5, 2014) UFC 175 from Las Vegas. Will the confident young champion silence his haters, or is it time for "The Dragon" to make history? Read our fight preview to find out!
Coveted Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gold will be on the line tonight (July 5, 2014) when middleweight champion Chris Weidman meets Lyoto Machida in the main event of U more
Bloody Elbow presents a preview of UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida in our fight card primer series. Here we look at the main event: Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida for the UFC Middleweight title. In the main event at UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida, UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman (11-0 MMA; 7-0 UFC) defends the title against Lyoto Machida (21-4 MMA; 13-4 UFC). This five round Middleweight title fight headlines the five fight UFC 175 PPV main card. The UFC Rankings have Machida as the #3 conte more