- 3 years ago
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A fight between onetime middleweight challenger Chael Sonnen and former light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is not happening.
Sources close to the promotion today told MMAjunkie.com that the fight was briefly entertained but did not become a reality after being heavily rumored for the fall, possibly at UFC 136.
Both fighters currently are awaiting their next bookings, the sources said.
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- 6 months ago
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Rafael Cordeiro watched from the corner as pupil Lyoto Machida outpointed Gegard Mousasi in the main event of UFC Fight Night 36. However, the leader of Kings MMA will scarcely have time to celebrate. read news >>
Chael Sonnen surprised many by submitting Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC Fight Night 26 on Saturday night in Boston, opening up a plethora of options for his next fight. read news >>
Chael Sonnen make the proclamation that if Dan Henderson lost to Lyoto Machida at UFC 157, he would lick Rashad Evans' shoe. Hendo lost, Sonnen is a man of his word, and this is web gold for all the MMA fans of the world. read news >>
A major fight in the UFC middleweight division is reportedly under discussion. Luke Rockhold, who has won two straight and has long requested a big-time opponent, may face Lyoto Machida, the former light heavyweight champion who just lost a five-round decision to middleweight champion Chris Weidman.
That's according to Rockhold's training teammate and current UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier, who holds a side job as a commentator on the TV program UFC Tonight and announced the discussions on read news >>
A dynamite UFC middleweight match-up between Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold could happen sometime towards the end of this year.
On last night's edition of UFC Tonight, Daniel Cormier, a teammate of Luke Rockhold at American Kickboxing Academy, broke the news that the UFC is trying to set up a bout between the former Strikeforce champion and Lyoto Machida. While its in the early stages of discussion, both men have expressed past interest in fighting each other, and Cormier even suggested that th read news >>
They've certainly been yapping about it long enough (think Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson), but will they finally book it?
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Lyoto Machida and his camp "love" the idea of fighting former Strikeforce 185-pound titleholder Luke Rockhold, and a new report from UFC Tonight suggests the possibility of a November showdown in Brazil.
But that could depend on what happens next month in Ledyard, Connecticut.
That's because Rockhold (12-2) pre read news >>
A middleweight match-up between division standouts Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold is being targeted by the UFC, according to a report on Wednesday afternoon. read news >>
Lyoto Machida is looking for a solid next opponent after going five rounds with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman.
Former Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold has been angling for a consequential next bout for quite some time.
Sounds Machida vs. Rockhold is a match that makes itself.
Daniel Cormier, a teammate of Rockhold at San Jose's American Kickboxing Academy, reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight that discussions are under way for a bout between the two.
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UFC middleweight contenders Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida are apparently in talks for a future bout.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
- 18 days ago
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Chael Sonnen will face Andre Galvao Saturday at Metamoris 4. Sherdog.com has live play-by-play of the action below starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. Also, a “surprise match” will be announced at the event. read news >>