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Completed MMA Bout

Lyoto Machida vs. Maurício Rua I

Main Event | UFC Light Heavyweight Championship | 205 lbs

Lyoto Machida defeats Maurício Rua via 5 Round Decision

Mmaweekly large Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida
Mmaweekly large Maurício "Shogun" Rua

Round 5

Lyoto Machida Maurício Rua

"The Dragon" "Shogun"

15-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   18-3-0
Climbed to 16-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 18-4
-428 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +353 (Moderate Underdog)
Champion   Title   Challenger
Br Brazil   Nationality   Br Brazil
Los Angeles, California   Fighting out of   Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
31 years, 4 months, 3 days   Age at Fight   27 years, 10 months, 1 day
202.5 lbs (91.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   204.5 lbs (92.8 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   6'1" (185cm)
74.0" (188cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
Linkin Park - Bleed It Out   Walkout Music   Armin van Buuren - Sail
Black House MMA   Gym   Kings MMA
UFC 104
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 104: Machida vs Shogun
  • Date: Saturday 10.24.2009
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: Staples Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Machida Total Disclosed Pay: $200,000
  • Rua Total Disclosed Pay: $250,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Machida
  • Event Links:

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Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  Dana White UFC 104 post-fight press conference report dead link

    Dana White says he thought Shogun won his main event fight with Lyoto Machida at UFC 104.

  • Training  |  Shogun Rua Pre-Fight Training Video by BadBoy report dead link

    BadBoy brand shot this video of Mauricio Rua preparing to face Lyoto Machida at UFC 104.

  • Interview  |  Mauricio Shogun Rua UFC 104 pre-fight interview video report dead link

    Watch this pre-fight interview video for the UFC 104 Lyoto Machida vs. Shogun Rua fight.

  • Interview  |  Lyoto Machida UFC 104 pre-fight interview video report dead link

    Watch this pre-fight interview video for the UFC 104 Lyoto Machida vs. Shogun Rua fight.

  • Highlight  |  "Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio Shogun" HL Video by Machinemen report dead link

    MMA underground video maker Machinemen gives us this look at the Shogun vs. Lyoto I fight, featuring footage from the Octagon.

  • Ring Entrance  |  Mauricio "Shogun" Rua Walkout Video From UFC 104 report dead link

    Fan video footage of Shogun walking out and entering the cage in advance of his bout with Lyoto Machida.

Machida vs. Rua I Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

New pics of the saturday's fight at / novas fotos da luta de sabado em: www.machidalyoto.com.br
4 days
Opinião do jurado em português: http://migre.me/a890
4 days
@FabiolaC O juíz disse basicamente que Lyoto buscou mais a decisão e que chutes na perna não vencem lutas...(Assistente de marketing).
3 days
Antes que Lyoto de seu parecer da luta aí vai um link sobre o que acha um dos juízes: http://bit.ly/1W5yFb (Assistencia de Marketing)
2 days
Before Lyoto speaks his thoughts we send to you the Judge's opinion about the fight: http://bit.ly/1W5yFb (Marketing Assistant)
2 days
Abraços a todos!!!Fui!!Hugs to everyone!!!Bye!!
8 days
so I won't be twitting by this days until the end of the fight..
8 days
As soon as I get on the plane I'll be entering in a profound moment of concentration and relaxing...
8 days
então n twittarei por esses dias até o termino da luta..
8 days
A partir do momento em que eu subir no avião amanhã estarei entrando em profundo momento de concetração e relaxamento...
8 days
I would like to thank very much you guys for all the messeges sent from the site and from twitter..
8 days
Gostaria de agradecer por todas as mensagens enviadas até o momento tanto pelo site quanto pelo twitter..
8 days
hello everybody, I'm packing my stuff right now for my trip to LA..
8 days
Alô pessoal estou arrumando minha bagagem nesse momento para a viagem pra LA...
8 days
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