Florida State Boxing Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero” event.
Despite getting knocked out cold after eating a flurry of elbows, Lyoto Machida (pictured) was the night’s highest earner. Machida pocketed $200,000 for merely stepping into the cage.
Romero, meanwhile, made just...
Yoel Romero is the best wrestler in the middleweight division, and he proved his bona-fides by taking down and smashing the defensive wizard, Lyoto Machida.
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Cuban middleweight contender Yoel Romero made an emphatic case for a future shot at the 185-pound crown Saturday, knocking out former world champion Lyoto Machida in the third round of the UFC Fight Night main event at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for his tenth and most important pro win.
“I have great respect for Lyoto, and this is the fight...
Yoel Romero (pictured) entered the UFC in 2011 looking to bounce back from the only loss of his professional career. Romero has done so in devastating fashion.
Romero collected his sixth consecutive victory by bashing Lyoto Machida’s face in with a barrage of elbows. Machida was knocked out cold at the 1:38 mark in the third round.
Romero caused an even bigger stir during his...
Yoel Romero became only the second fighter ever to stop Lyoto Machida via strikes tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 70 as he flung him to the mat in the third round and landed a flurry of elbows that rendered ‘The Dragon’ unconscious.
The main event is underway. Machida with an early kick. Again he throws up a high kick, but it’s blocked. Romero with...
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida (22-6) will look to remain relevant inside of the 185 lbs division when he takes on Cuban “Soldier of God” Yoel Romero (9-1) in a fight that will hold heavy middleweight title implications.
Both men made weight and showed one another respect as evidenced by the ‘Fight Night Hollywood’ weigh-in highlight below.
UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the middleweight bout between Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero and the welterweight bout between Lorenz Larkin and Santiago Ponzinibbio, airs live on FOX Sports 1 from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla., at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. Four prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 2 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
With just one UFC card remaining before the promotion’s summer blockbuster at July’s UFC 189, fight fans have high hopes for Saturday’s middleweight main event between the always-elusive Lyoto Machida, and the increasingly-dangerous Yoel Romero at UFC Fight Night 70 in Hollywood, Florida.
Barely two months removed from falling victim to the submission skills of top-ranked...
UFC Fight Night 70 takes place this coming Saturday night from Florida with Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero taking on headline duties and you can watch a new trailer for this meaningful middleweight clash below.
Visa issues have forced the UFC to make major changes to the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Hollywood, Fla. with several bouts cancelled including the co-main event between Rick Story and Erick Silva.
According to a release from the UFC on Friday, "an issue affecting the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs visa system and a technical problem with the Consular Consolidated...