Machida vs Shogun 2 Video

UFC 113 | Can Shogun Finally Slay The Dragon?

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At UFC 104, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida successfully defended his UFC Light-Heavyweight Championship belt against Mauricio “Shogun” Rua wnning by unanimous decision and with a score of 48-47 from all three judges.

Machida vs Shogun 2 Video

However, that decision was highly disputed and controversial because many fans and writers felt that the win should have gone to Rua.

Notable MMA personalities like UFC president Dana White, UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta, Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, Rashad Evans, Wanderlei Silva and Rampage Jackson to name a few also stated they felt that Rua won the fight.

Even the Fightmetric and Compustrike analysis of the fight suggested that Rua should have won.

So to settle once and for all the score, Lyoto Machida and Shogun Rua will meet again at the main event of UFC 113 this Saturday, May 8, 2010 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada more than six months later.

This will be the most anticipated rematch in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization.

Lyoto Machida (16 wins-0 losses) is the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and currently ranked as the #1 Light Heavyweight fighter in the world and the #4 pound-for-pound fighter by Sherdog.

He utilizes a karate striking style that implements a wide Shotokan stance and he is often described as an elusive fighter as he often relies on cautious and precise counter-striking that frustrates his opponents into making mistakes.

He won his title at UFC 98 against TUF Season 10 coach Rashad Evans knocking him out in the second round.

Shogun Rua (18 wins-4 losses) is the former PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix Tournament Winner. He is currently ranked as the #2 Light Heavyweight fighter in the world by Sherdog.

He is an expert Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. In his bout with Machida, he was able to neutralize Machida’s counters and did damage with his own leg kicks.

At UFC 113, Shogun will have his second chance to do what 15 other fighters failed to do, that is, to slay The Dragon.

Fans really can’t wait to know the UFC 113 results.

Watch UFC 113 LIVE streaming online FREE via Justin TV or Sopcast on Saturday, May 8, 2010 – 7PM PT / 10PM ET / 3AM BST at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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UPDATE May 8, 2010: The question is finally answered. Shogun knocks out  Machida at 3:35 of round 1!

Here’s the Machida vs Shogun 2 fight video:

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If you missed the show LIVE, you can also watch the UFC 113 replay or the following UFC 113 videos once available:

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8 Responses to “UFC 113 | Can Shogun Finally Slay The Dragon?”

  1. jack Says:

    Machida has learned from his mistakes he will become more aggressive this time

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    ark Reply:

    Obviously, it’s Shogun who have learned more from his mistakes.

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    Anonymous Reply:

    thats right

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  2. call Says:

    looks like its a definit yes.

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  3. Shantae Says:

    Tough loss for Machida. But he will bounce back. You learn from your defeats not from wins.

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    ark Reply:

    Couldn’t agree more.

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  4. Anonymous Says:

    shogun wooped that ass

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  5. LyotoFan Says:

    Props for shogun who presented very nice sportsmanship by stopping his strikes when he sees lyoto was unconscious.

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