On Saturday, Feb. 3, the UFC will host UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders from the Mangueirinho Gymnasium in Belem, Para, Brazil.
In the night’s main event, former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida takes on surging middleweight Eryk Anders. The 39-year-old Machida finds himself in the midst of a three-fight skid, including a first-round knockout loss to Derek Brunson in his return from a two-year suspension from the USADA. Anders, meanwhile, has opened his career with 10 straight victories. The former University of Alabama linebacker has scored two straight wins inside the Octagon to earn his first headlining spot.
The 12-fight event kicks off Saturday with two bouts streaming live on UFC Fight Pass at 7 p.m. ET. Four additional preliminary-card bouts follow on Fox Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, with the six-fight main card airing live at 10 p.m. ET, also on Fox Sports 1.
The fighters hit the scales on Friday at 5 p.m. ET. Video of the action (courtesy of the UFC) appears above, while the results appear below.
Fox Sports 1 Main Card
Lyoto Machida (186) vs. Eryk Anders (186)
John Dodson (135) vs. Pedro Munhoz (140)*
Valentina Shevchenko (125) vs. Priscila Cachoeira (126)
Michel Prazeres (161)* vs. Desmond Green (156)
Timothy Johnson (263) vs. Marcelo Golm (247)
Thiago “Marreta” Santos (185) vs. Anthony Smith (186)
Fox Sports 1 Preliminary Card
Sergio Moraes (171) vs. Tim Means (171)
Alan Patrick (156) vs. Damir Hadzovic (156)
Douglas Silva de Andrade (135) vs. Marlon Vera (136)
Iuri Alcantara (136) vs. Joe Soto (135)
UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card
Deiveson Figueiredo (126) vs. Joseph Morales (126)
Maia Stevenson (116) vs. Polyana Viana (116)
* – Munhoz and Prazeres both missed weight and were fined 20 percent of their respective fight purses. Both fighters will be fined 20 percent of their win bonus if they win.
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