Lyoto Machida: Here to Stay at 185

by Site Admin ~ February 14th, 2014

“Complex” may not be the perfect word to sum up Lyoto Machida’s fighting style, but it certainly resonates.“The Dragon” has manipulated an extensive history in his family’s “Machida Karate,” which is an offshoot of the Shotokan variety, and infused elements of BJJ and Sumo wrestling, to craft one of the most unique skill sets to ever compete inside the Octagon. So successful was the Brazilian striker’s approach that the first 16 men he faced in live competition had little to no idea how to handle what he brought to the table.When a fighter is at a huge disadvantage on the feet, he’s taught to … Read the Full Article Here
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