The Mangueirinho Gymnasium in Belem, Para, Brazil, hosts UFC Fight Night 125, headlined by a Middleweight match-up between former Light Heavyweight champion :Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida against prospect on the rise “Ya Boy” Eryk Anders.
Machida (22-8) 39 years old, has lost 4 of 5 and is currently on a 3 fight skid. The Karate stylist, has a BJJ black belt and is known for his hands hand, in an out movement. Anders (10-0) 30 years old, was the inaugural LFA Middleweight champion, is 2-0 in the octagon and has 6 finishes in the first round.
FS1 Main Card
185: Lyoto Machida def. Eryk Anders by (48-47, 47-48, 49-46) split decision
125: Valentina Shevchenko def. Priscila Cachoeira by submission (rear naked choke) 4:25 R2
155: Michel Prazeres def. Des Green by (30-27, 29-28 x2) unanimous decision
HW: Timothy Johnson def. Marcelo Golm by (30-27, 29-28 x2) unanimous decision
135: Douglas Andrade def. Marlon Vera by (30-27 x3) unanimous decision
185: Thiago Santos def. Anthony Smith by TKO (strikes) 1:03 R2
170: Sergio Moraes def. Tim Means by (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) split decision
155: Alan Patrick def. Damir Hadzovic by (30-25, 30-27 x2) unanimous decision
115: Polyana Viana def. Maia Stevenson by submission (rear naked choke) 3:50 R1
135: Iuri Alcantara def. Joe Soto by TKO (strikes) 1:06 R1
Fight Pass Prelims
125: Deiveson Figueiredo def. Joseph Morales by TKO (punches) 4:34 R2