The black belt in karate, Bjj and former Ufc light-hw champion Lyoto Machida entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-8-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.40 middleweight in the world but he lost four out of his last five bouts, the last three with Luke Rockhold (=Machida vs Rockhold), Yoel Romero (=Machida vs Romero) and Derek Brunson (=Brunson vs Machida).
His opponent, the undefeated Eryk Anders, has a perfect record of 10-0-0 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.34 in the same weight class. He fought four times last year winning over Jon Kirk, Brendan Allen, Rafael Natal and Markus Perez Echeimberg (=Anders vs Perez Echeimberg). Machida vs Anders is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 125. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs Anders
Where: Arena Guilherme Paraense, Belem, Brazil
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC Fight Night 125 fight card (main fights):
Lyoto Machida vs Eryk Anders
Valentina Shevchenko vs Priscila Cachoeira
Michel Prazeres vs Desmond Green
Timothy Johnson vs Marcelo Golm
Thiago Santos vs Anthony Smith
Deiveson Figueiredo vs Joseph Morales
Machida’s previous fight: Derek Brunson vs Lyoto Machida
Anders’ previous fight: Eryk Anders vs Markus Perez Echeimberg
Machida’s next fight: Vitor Belfort vs Lyoto Machida
Machida vs Anders Fight Video:
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