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Lyoto Machida vs. Yoel Romero

Main Event | Middleweight · 185 lbs | MMA

Yoel Romero defeats Lyoto Machida via KO/TKO at 1:38 of Round 3

Mmaweekly large Yoel "Soldier of God" Romero
Mmaweekly large Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida

Romero
KO/TKO
Round 3

Yoel Romero Lyoto Machida

"Soldier of God" "The Dragon"

9-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   22-6-0
Climbed to 10-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 22-7
+140 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -170 (Slight Favorite)
Cu Cuba   Nationality   Br Brazil
Coconut Creek, Florida   Fighting out of   Los Angeles, California
38 years, 1 month   Age at Fight   37 years
186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
73.5" (187cm)   Reach   74.0" (188cm)
American Top Team   Gym   Black House MMA
UFC Fight Night 70
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC Fight Night 70: Machida vs. Romero
  • Date: Saturday 06.27.2015 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Hollywood, Florida, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 9 of 9)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Kenny Florian
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
  • Machida Total Disclosed Pay: $200,000
  • Romero Total Disclosed Pay: $116,000
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Machida vs. Romero Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1255  
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KO/TKO
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Decision
Romero
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Machida
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