Lyoto Machida – The Hardcore Fan’s Champion

It’s about time. Lyoto Machida has been impressively moving up in the ranks of the Light Heavyweight division for quite some time, and while many fans such as FightLinker absolutely loathe Machida’s style, I can’t say that I feel the same way.

Machida’s dominating wins over all of his opponents (He hasn’t lost a round) are only the tip of the iceberg. After Saturday night’s main event bout between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Keith Jardine, an Evans vs. Jackson title fight was all but written down for UFC 98 after Frank Mir sustained a knee injury that will see his bout with Brock Lesnar pushed back a month. Today, there are confirming reports stating that Jackson does, in fact, need surgery to repair torn ligaments in his jaw, and he needs time to heal an elbow injury.  Read more “Lyoto Machida – The Hardcore Fan’s Champion”