Results for: UFC 140 preview Lyoto Machida beat dominant champ Jon Jones in news

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Roughly eight months after the UFC broke box-office records at Toronto's Rogers Centre with UFC 129, the promotion returns to the city in a venue that's more business as usual for its live events. UFC 140 features light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones' third fight and second defense of his title this year when he meets former champ Lyoto Machida on the top of the card. In our official event preview, MMAjunkie.com's Steven Marrocco looks at that title fight and the night's other pay-per-v read news >>

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TORONTO - One lingering question has been answered: UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones can handle some adversity. The seemingly indestructible champion faced some first-round troubles before storming back - in what's quickly becoming vintage form - to earn a submission victory over challenger Lyoto Machida. The fight took place at UFC 140 at Toronto's Air Canada Centre. It headlined the night's pay-per-view main card and followed prelims on Facebook and ION Television. read news >>

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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will fight in UFC 140's headliner, but it won't be against Rashad Evans. Injuries have cost Evans another promised title shot, and ex-champ Lyoto Machida has taken his spot in the December title fight. UFC president Dana White today announced the news via Twitter. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Less than 24 hours after being declared the next light-heavyweight contender, Lyoto Machida has turned down a rematch with champ Jon Jones at UFC 152. Stepping in for Machida is Vitor Belfort, who vacates a bout with Alan Belcher at UFC 153 to take the title fight. UFC officials announced the fight overnight. Machida's manager, Ed Soares, told MMAjunkie.com a statement regarding the situation will be released today. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones proved why he was the champion when he caught Lyoto Machida at UFC 140 in an airtight guillotine choke and put him to sleep. read news >>

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Check out the UFC's look at Jon Jones and his victory over Lyoto Machida at UFC 140, leading up to his April 21 showdown at UFC 145 with Rashad Evans. read news >>

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Following his UFC 140 victory over Lyoto Machida, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has supplanted Georges St-Pierre for the No. 2 spot in Yahoo! Sports' pound-for-pound MMA rankings. Middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva retains the top spot. However, Jones earned one first-place vote, which means Silva is no longer the consensus No. 1. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones may have lost the first round against Lyoto Machida at UFC 140, but he stormed back in the second to choke him unconscious. read news >>

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TORONTO - Chan Sung Jung, Frank Mir, Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida each earned $75,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 140 event. Jung earned the night's "Knockout of the Night" award, Mir picked up the "Submission of the Night" bonus, and Jones and Machida earned "Fight of the Night" honors. MMAjunkie.com learned of the bonus winners and award amounts at UFC 139's post-fight press conference. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones, Lyoto Machida, Frank Mir and Chan Sung Jung each took home $75,000 bonuses Saturday night for their performances at UFC 140. read news >>

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He's being touted as the next generation of fighter, and 2011 has been a breakout year for the young superstar. But will UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones hold off ex-champ Lyoto Machida in tonight's UFC 140 pay-per-view headliner at Toronto's Air Canada Centre? That's the question we asked in our latest MMAjunkie.com/"Inside MMA" poll. read news >>

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