MMA Any Lyoto Machida fans here?

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  1. teklord

    teklord New Member

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    Am I the only one who thinks he is underrated? The list of people he defeated is impressive and I think he will continue his path to be one of the best MMA out there. I like him a lot because of his unorthodox style and since his background is Karate, you can see how he applies that art into his MMA fights. I like to see an actual Martial Art applied to a real fight (well, almost real); unlike some MMA folks with wrestling backgrounds and sloppy techniques. His hands are quick as hell and you can see this on his fights where he gets his punches in first. I think Lyoto used to be a Kumite fighter champ and this explains the quick hands. I was very surprised at his physique from his last UFC fight, looked like he leaned up and moved down in weight. Dude used to be on the chunky side a few years ago.
     
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    SCirone Moderator

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    I am a big fan of him.
     
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    furst THE BOWRD OT Supporter

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    I think I've only ever seen one of his fights on Cage Rage or some other smaller org like that. It was a complete snoozefest.

    Link to some of his best best fights :x:
     
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    SCirone Moderator

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    Search Machida vs. Franlkin
     
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    i'd like to see him at 185
     
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    :werd: That fight SUCKED. Vernon has a way of putting on boring fights regardless of opponent (recently atleast).
     
  7. teklord

    teklord New Member

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    You can see a lot of UFC and K1 and Pride fight videos from this website:
    www.dailymotion.com
    Much better than youtube where it gets censored more and more.
     
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    I really dont know, but doesnt Machida have a problem where he only fights to the level that he needs to to win?
     
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    I can't wait to see him demolish Forrest
     
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    I think he is great and was livid that they didnt show him on the card at the last UFC fight.
     

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