UFC 140 Play-by-Play: Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida

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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.  

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