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When did Jones and Machida fight?

When did Jones and Machida fight?

UFC 140

UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida
Date December 10, 2011
Venue Air Canada Centre
City Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Attendance 18,303

How old was Jon Jones when he fought Machida?

A memorable finish Machida was the most complete striker the 24-year-old Jones had faced to that point. Jones said Machida was one of the most intimidating guys he fought, and Machida had success countering Jon’s kicks with well-timed, well-placed punches.

Why did Lyoto Machida leave UFC?

Machida was expected to face Dan Henderson for the second time in his career at UFC on Fox 19. He was pulled from the bout after he admitted to taking 7-Keto-DHEA, a USADA banned substance.

Did Vitor Belfort break Jon’s arm?

Jon Jones somehow escaped Vitor Belfort’s brutal armbar during their title clash and refused to tap as he produced an incredible come-from-behind victory at UFC 152. Jones survived a huge scare in the first round of his UFC light-heavyweight title bout to beat Belfort in September 2012.

Who is the oldest UFC champion?

Randy Couture
Randy Couture is the oldest champion in UFC history, and he will likely forever hold that distinction. At the age that Anderson Silva was dethroned by Chris Weidman, Couture had just begun a second out of three heavyweight title reigns. He also still had two stints as a light heavyweight champion ahead of him.

Is Machida retired?

Since parting ways with the UFC, “The Dragon” joined Bellator and has become one of the biggest stars of the promotion. At 43 years old, Machida is still competitive and has refused to call it a career. This has prompted Bellator boss Scott Coker to still include the Brazilian in his plans for 2022.

What nationality is Lyoto Machida?

Lyoto Machida/Nationality

Did Vitor break Jon Jones arm?

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a strained ligament in his right elbow when Vitor Belfort caught him in an arm bar at UFC 152.

When did Jon Jones fight Vitor Belfort?

UFC 152

UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date September 22, 2012
Venue Air Canada Centre
City Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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