Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida
(UFC Light Heavyweight Championship)
Round 1: Machida circles on the outside. Jones misses with a right hand. Machida lands an inside leg kick, first strike landed of the fight. Jones lands an outside leg kick. Machida looking to counter strike. Jones lands a leg kick and Machida counters with a right hook that glances off Jones. Machida pushes forward with punches. Jones covers and misses with a knee. Machida comes in landing a body kick and a left hand. Jones misses with a right hand. Machida countering effectively. He rushes in with a flurry that lands. He follows with a kick to the body. Jones misses with a spinning back kick. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Machida.
Round 2: They exchange leg kicks to start the round. Jone is moving foward and Machida is circling on the outside. Machida making Jones miss. Jones lands a kick to the body. Machida lands a right hand. Jones moves away. Jones lands a big right hand. Jones goes for and gets a takedown. Jones goes to using his elbows. Machida is bleeding. Machida gets to his feet and Jones tries to take his back. The referee calls for a doctor to check Machida’s cut. They restart the fight back in the clinch position. Jones works knees to the body. Machida frees himself. There’s a minute left in the round. Jones lands a short right hand that hurts Machida. Jones applies a standing guillotine. Machida goes out. Jon Jones submits Lyoto Machida.
The official time of the submission was 4:26 of the second round.