Lyoto Machida’s father believes son should retire, says pressure got to him

Yoshizo Machida, the father and coach of former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida (16-1) speaks about his son’s defeat at the hands of Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (19-4) at UFC 113 in May. He also shares his thoughts and concerns on his son’s future.

Spike TV presents a special re-broadcast of “UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2” on Saturday, June 26 at 9:00PM ET/PT

Card Features Light Heavyweight Title Fight Between Lyoto Machida and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, As Well As Kimbo Slice Facing Off Against Matt Mitrione New York, NY, June 7, 2010 – Spike TV presents an encore presentation of the “UFC 113: MACHIDA VS SHOGUN 2” fight card on Saturday, June 26 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.  The … Read more

“I’m happy to have met Kimbo Slice” -Dana White (but he’s still fired)

MONTREAL – After going 1-1 inside the Octagon, Kimbo Slice’s (4-2) days inside the UFC are over. UFC President Dana White made the announcement at the “UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2” press-conference late Saturday night following Kimbo’s second round TKO loss to TUF 10 cast mate and former NFL football player Matt Mitrione (2-0). … Read more

Paul Daley issues apology to Koscheck, UFC, and fans for cheap shot

NOTTINGHAM, England – British MMA fighter Paul “Semtex” Daley (23-9-2) has issued an apology for taking a “cheap shot” at opponent Josh Koscheck (15-4) following the final bell of their UFC 113 welterweight fight Saturday night, May 8, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Following weeks of trash talk that went back and … Read more

Dana White shares post-UFC 113 thoughts *VIDEO*

MONTREAL – UFC President Dana White shares his thoughts following an entertaining and successful UFC 113 event at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada, Saturday night. White talks about Shogun’s big win over Lyoto Machida to become the new UFC light heavyweight champion, and says the winner of Rampage vs. Rashad Evans will likely get … Read more

UFC 113 bonuses: Rua, Belcher, Stephens and Stout each earn $65k “fight-night” awards

MONTREAL – Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Alan Belcher, Jeremy Stephens and Sam Stout each earned $65,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at tonight’s “UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun II” event. “Shogun” added to his new title as UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, with an additional $65K and “Knockout of the Night” honors, for his highlight reel KO of the … Read more

Paul Daley cut from the UFC

MONTREAL, Canada – Following a third round unanimous decision loss to Josh Koscheck at UFC 113 at the Bell Centre, England’s Paul Daley has been released from the Ultimate Fighting Championship according to UFC President Dana White. However, he was not fired because he lost the fight, but rather due to his actions following the … Read more

“UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2” recap: Shogun KO’s Machida, Koscheck-Daley ends with a punch after the bell

MONTREAL – The first meeting between Lyoto Machida and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua ended in a controversial decision that has been discussed by MMA fans every since that fight back in October of 2009.   There would be no controversy this time around, as “Shogun” caught Machida with a glancing right hand about three minutes into the fight, dropping … Read more