Lyoto Machida

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  • Fight Night 24 Thesis Statement

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    UFC Fight Night 119 heads back to Brazil this Saturday and will feature a top talent looking to make a statement, and the return of a former champion. Derek Brunson, the No. 7 ranked middleweight in the world, will take on Brazilian legend Lyoto Machida in a fight that means something vastly different to both fighters. For Brunson, Saturday’s clash is a chance to defeat a legend and prove that he belongs in the top 5 of the middleweight rankings. He’s coming off a first-round TKO and dismantling

  • UFC Anti-Doping Case Study

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    The UFC has been forced to cancel a rematch between Lyoto Machida (22-7) and Dan Henderson (31-14) scheduled for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 19, after Machida admitted to taking a banned substance during a drug test last week. The UFC officials announced the fight cancellation on Wednesday after Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida declared the usage of banned substance during an out-of-competition drug test administered by USADA last week. Reports said that the former UFC light heavyweight champion was unaware

  • Michael Hans The Shot Derek Case Analysis

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    have a belt some day. 4) Shocker. Lyoto is boring. My buddy, Backdoor, says, Lyoto is a strategic fighter. I say, people pay good money to see a fight not a track meet. Engage or go home! If Machida fought with Silvas passion he would be a hell of a fighter, but he doesnt and never will. This guy needs to only fight aggressive risk takers. His next fight, if he even gets one, should be against Silva and then well see if he will engage or run. My bet is that Machida will bring his track shoes. 5) Palhares

  • Kris Gastelum Case Study

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    The UFC travels to Long Island, New York on Saturday for a card headlined by a fighter who is ready risk it all for a win in his native state — a win that he has chased for quite some time. That fighter, No. 5 ranked middleweight and former title-holder Chris Weidman, will face rising star and No. 8 ranked middleweight Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of the evening. Weidman has lost three straight fights, including a title defense against Luke Rockhold and loses to Yoel Romero and most recently

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