This was Tito’s only hope; a last minute triangle to armbar attempt that quickly failed. Lyoto Machida went on to win a unanimous decision in which could very well be Tito Ortiz’s last fight in the UFC. Notice Tito’s raw leg in the picture; tell tale sign of Machida’s leg kicks.
The first part of this first video has some Lyoto highlights then goes into round one with Lyoto Machida’s fight with Rich Franklin. Round 1 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6AWqnR-lWY&hl=en] Round 2 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13GVDrDwVM4&hl=en]
There’s been so much talk about Lyoto Machida that I had to watch his fight with Tito Ortiz again today. Now I’ve seen it three times in its entirety. It seems there are two schools of thought on Machida and nothing in-between. On the one side we have the people who say he was running … Read more
by: Jack Bratcher UFC 84 was just an awesome night of fights. Every time I watch one of these big events, my respect for these MMA athletes/fighters grows and grows. Tito vs. Lyoto was just an incredible fight; just as much for all the repercussions this fight would hold as for the action in the … Read more