Lyoto Machida vs Tim Kennedy Booked for UFC Fight for the Troops 3

Lyoto Machida


Lyoto Machida

  • 19-4 MMA / 11-4 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Rashad Evans, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, Dan Henderson

Tim Kennedy


Tim Kennedy

  • 16-4 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Roger Gracie, Melvin Manhoef, Robbie Lawler


UFC Fight for the Troops 3

November 6th, 2013

City TBD

Venue TBD


Lyoto Machida drops to the middleweight division for the first time in his UFC career, following a controversial split decision loss to Phil Davis at UFC 163. The loss snapped a two-fight win streak and ended the chance of a rematch with Jon Jones for light heavyweight title. Machida previously had back-to-back victories over Ryan Bader and Dan Henderson, before the loss to Davis.

Tim Kennedy made a successful UFC debut in July, dominating Roger Gracie from start to finish en route to a unanimous decision win at UFC 162. It’s his second win in a row, since a failed attempt at becoming Strikeforce’s middleweight champion, losing a hard-fought decision to Luke Rockhold.


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