Photo of Lyoto Machida
Team Black House
Age 40
Gender Male
Height 6' 2"
Weight 185 lbs.

Lyoto Machida is a Brazilian MMA fighter, who won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on May 23, 2009. The son of a Japanese-Brazilian Shotokan karate master, Yoshizo Machida, Machida holds an undefeated record that includes victories over former UFC light heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz, former UFC middleweight champion, Rich Franklin, and current UFC lightweight champion, B.J. Penn. Machida is noted for his karate-influenced striking style that implements an unorthodox stance and an elusive strategy.

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 25-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 15 years, 7 months, 13 days
Rounds Fought 72.7
Avg. Fights/Year 2.1
Longest Layoff 2 years, 6 months, 9 days
Quickest Turnaround 2 months, 8 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 10 2 13
Losses 2 2 3
Finish Rate 48.0%
Finished Rate 57.1%
Win by Decision Rate 52.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 42.9%
Win by KO Rate 40.0%
Loss by KO Rate 28.6%
Win by SUB Rate 8.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 28.6%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO 01:02
Fastest SUB 05:00
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 11:25
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 11:07
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Weightclass Opponent Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 12/15/2018 W MW
(185.9 vs. 186.5*)
Rafael Carvalho Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator MMA 213
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/12/2018 W MW
(186.0 vs. 184.0)
Vitor Belfort KO (Kick)
UFC 224: NUNES vs. PENNINGTON
2 1:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/03/2018 W MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
Eryk Anders Decision (Split Decision)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. ANDERS
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/28/2017 L MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Derek Brunson KO (Strike)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. BRUNSON
1 2:30
Official MMA Fight Results 06/27/2015 L MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
Yoel Romero KO
UFC Fight Night 70: Romero vs Machida *
3 1:38
Official MMA Fight Results 04/18/2015 L MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Luke Rockhold Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC on FOX 15
2 2:31
Official MMA Fight Results 12/20/2014 W MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
CB Dollaway TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night 58: Dolloway vs Machida
1 1:02
Official MMA Fight Results 07/05/2014 L MW
(185.0 vs. 184.5)
Chris Weidman Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 175: Weidman vs Machida
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/15/2014 W MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Gegard Mousasi Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs Mousasi
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/26/2013 W LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Mark Munoz KO
UFC Fight Night 30: Munoz vs. Machida
1 3:10
Official MMA Fight Results 08/03/2013 L LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Phil Davis Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 163: Aldo vs. Jung
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/23/2013 W LHW
(205.0 vs. 202.0)
Dan Henderson Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 157: Rousey vs Carmouche
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/04/2012 W LHW
(201.0 vs. 205.2)
Ryan Bader KO
UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera
2 1:32
Official MMA Fight Results 12/10/2011 L LHW
(204.0 vs. 205.0)
Jon Jones Submission
UFC 140: Machida vs. Jones
2 4:26
Official MMA Fight Results 04/30/2011 W LHW
(206.0 vs. 206.0)
Randy Couture KO
UFC 129 St. Pierre vs. Shields
2 1:05
Official MMA Fight Results 11/20/2010 L LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Quinton Jackson Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 123: Jackson vs. Machida
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/08/2010 L LHW
(204.0 vs. 205.0)
Mauricio Shogun Rua TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2
1 3:25
Official MMA Fight Results 10/24/2009 W LHW
(202.5 vs. 204.5)
Mauricio Shogun Rua Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 104: Machida vs Shogun
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/23/2009 W LHW
(204.0 vs. 205.0)
Rashad Evans TKO/RSC
UFC 98: Evans vs Machida
2 3:57
Official MMA Fight Results 01/31/2009 W LHW
(206.8* vs. 206.0)
Thiago Silva TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs Penn 2
1 4:59
Official MMA Fight Results 05/24/2008 W LHW
(203.0 vs. 205.0)
Tito Ortiz Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 84: Ill Will
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/29/2007 W LHW
(204.0 vs. 205.0)
Thierry Sokoudjou Submission (Choke)
UFC 79: Nemesis
2 4:20
NSF 09/22/2007 W LHW Kazuhiro Nakamura Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 76: Knock-Out
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/21/2007 W LHW
(199.0 vs. 205.0)
David Heath Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 70: Nations Collide
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/03/2007 W LHW
(203.0 vs. 206.0)
Sam Hoger Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 67: All or Nothing
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/22/2006 W LW
(205.0* vs. 204.0*)
Vernon White Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Fighting Alliance 4: King of the Streets
5 5:00
NSF 04/29/2006 W Dimitri Wanderley TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from a Cut)
Jungle Fight 6
3 3:24
NSF 03/26/2005 W BJ Penn Decision (Unanimous Decision)
K-1: Hero's
3 5:00
NSF 05/22/2004 W Sam Greco Decision (Split Decision)
K-1: MMA Championship Romanex
NSF 03/14/2004 W Michael McDonald Submission (Guillotine Choke)
K-1: Beast 2004
1 5:00
NSF 12/31/2003 W Rich Franklin TKO/RSC (Punches)
Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2003
2 1:03
NSF 09/13/2003 W Stephan Bonnar TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
Jungle Fight 1
1 5:00
NSF 05/02/2003 W Kengo Watanabe Decision (Unanimous Decision)
New Japan Pro Wrestling: Ultimate Crush
3 5:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class