Machida defeated Mauricio Rua at UFC 104 by Unanimous Decision.
Machida defeated Rashad Evans at UFC 98 by Knockout.
In June 2009, Lyoto Machida was nominated for the 2009 ESPYS "Best Fighter" category, along with Anderson Silva, Manny Pacquiao, and Shane Mosley.
Machida won the UFC Light Heavyweight Title at UFC 98.
Machida defeated Thiago Silva at UFC 94 by Knockout.
Machida introduced the Machida Karate style of fighting into the UFC.
Machida began training in sumo wrestling when he was twelve years old.
Machida defeated Tito Ortiz at UFC 84 by Unanimous Decision.
Machida has a 3rd-dan black belt in Shotokan.
Machida has son named Taiyo who was born in September 2008.
Machida defeated Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou at UFC 79 by Submission.
Machida's is married to Fabyola.
Machida defeated Kazuhiro Nakamura at UFC 76 by Unanimous Decision.
Machida defeated David Heath at UFC 70 by Unanimous Decision.
Machida defeated B.J. Penn at K-1 Hero's 1 by Unanimous decision.
Machida defeated Sam Hoger at UFC 67 by Unanimous Decision.
Machida trains with team Black House.
Machida made his UFC debut at UFC 67 on February 3, 2007.
Machida has black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.