Jun 14 2019
Friday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
25-8-0
KO 2
KO 2
31-16-0

The tape

46
Age
47
6' 1" / 186 cm
Height
6' 1" / 186 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

SDKOSDKOKO
Form
KOUDUDSUBKO
25
Wins
31
10
By KO
8
40
KO%
26
2
By SUB
4
8
SUB%
13
8
Loses
16
3
Stopped
6
2
Tapped
9
0
Draws
1
2003
Debut
1997
33
Bouts
48
85
Rounds
98
6 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Lyoto Machida vs Chael Sonnen report

Who won Machida vs Sonnen?

Lyoto Machida beat Chael Sonnen by knockout in the 2nd round during the co-main event of Bellator 222, on Friday 14th June 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Machida vs Sonnen stats

Lyoto Machida stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Chael Sonnen made his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 16 losses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Lyoto Machida's Bellator record stood at 2-4-0, while Chael Sonnen's came in at 2-3-0.

The stats suggested Machida had an advantage in power over Sonnen, with a 40% knock out percentage over Sonnen's 26%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sonnen had a slight advantage over Machida, with a 13% submission rate over Machida's 8%.

Lyoto Machida was the younger man by 1 year, at 46 years old.

Machida was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2003, 5 years and 11 months later than Sonnen, whose first professional fight was in 1997. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 99 to Sonnen's 100.

Activity check

Machida's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Sonnen's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Machida vs Sonnen?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any historical odds for Machida vs Sonnen.

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