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Lyoto Machida Net Worth

Lyoto Machida Net Worth is
$4 Million

Lyoto Machida Bio/Wiki 2018

Brazilian mixed martial artist Loyoto Machida comes with an estimated net worth of $4 million. He could be the third son of the highly graded head of the Brazilian division of the Japan Karate Association, Shotokan karate expert Yoshizo Machida. Shotokan karate mother, Ana Claudia, is Brazilian whom his father married when he moved to Brazil in age 22. He additionally trained in sumo at 12 and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at 15. He won several amateur karate tournaments like the 2001 Pan American Karate tournament.

Lyoto Machida Net Worth $4 Million

Machida was a runner up in the 2000 Brazilian Sumo Tournaments in the 115kg division. He started his career in the mixed martial arts underneath the management of renowned pro wrestler and MMA innovator Antonio Inoki in Japan. He was trained by Vale Tudo stars Wallid Ismail in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Marco Ruas in Muay Thai, and by New Japan Pro-Wresting legend Kazuyuki Fujita. He left the Office Inoki to form The Black House Team together with Vale Tudo icons Anderson Silva, Carlos Baretto and Assuerio Silva.

Lyoto Machida competed as a Light Heavyweight in the UFC and he currently ranked as the #1 competitor in his division in the official UFC fighter positions. Machida is currently ranked as the #3 light heavyweight fighter on the planet by Sherdog.



Full NameLyoto Machida
Net Worth$4 Million
Date Of BirthMay 30, 1978
Place Of BirthSalvador, Bahia, Brazil
Height6 ft (1.85 m)
Weight185 lbs (84 kg)
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
NationalityBrazilian, Japanese
SpouseFabyola Machida
ChildrenTaiyo Machida, Kaito Machida
ParentsYoshizo Machida, Ana Claudia
SiblingsChinzô Machida, Kenzo Machida, Francisco Machida, Take Machida
NicknamesLyoto Carvalho Machida, The Dragon, The Last Samurai, Lyoto
AwardsFight of the Night - UFC Bonus Awards
NominationsBest Fighter ESPY Award
MoviesLike Water, UFC: Ultimate Fighting Championship: Ultimate Knockouts 7
#Quote
1[on taking a controlled substance]I came from two losses in a row. I was very hard training at that moment and so stressed. I used that for stress relief. I didn't know that. My intention was in a good way. How could I take this supplement to the fight if I know it was banned? How? Somebody on a good conscious didn't do that at all. I took the supplement. I have two witnesses when I took it in my room and I knew that I would get blood test anytime. I took them because I didn't know. So, I take the blame, made mistake, Okay, I get it. But I think it was extremely unfair to punish me like that
2[on being suspended for taking a controlled substance]First of all, I want to say that I am very disappointed in USADA. I think this is all extremely unfair. I take the blame for 7-Keto. It wasn't a banned substance since I bought it over the counter in a supplement store when it stated on it's label 60 vegetarian capsules. For me, USADA didn't give us proper instructions and I think they failed in educating us about everything. To be honest, they only sent me a list of banned supplements after my suspension, two days later. But before, when it was supposed to be, it didn't happen. When UFC brought USADA in, I thought it was to instruct and educate all the fighters. Instead they came in to punish in an unreasonable fashion. So they came to the academy and I explained everything and disclosed everything during the test. I didn't know it was banned substance. Unfortunately, they didn't see my honesty
#Fact
1Suspended by USADA for 18 months for taking a controlled substance.
2Unknowingly took a banned substance.
3Competing in the UFC light heavyweight division. Recently won a unanimous decision over David Heath. [April 2007]
4Won the Light heavyweight title at UFC 98. [May 2009]
5Other Black House MMA team mates include Pedro Rizzo,Andre Galvao, Jose Aldo, Fabricio Camoes, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Rafael Cavalcante,Antonio Rogerio Nogueira,Eduardo Pamplona, Thales Leites, and Rafael dos Anjos.
6Won the UFC Light-heavyweight championship on May 23, 2009, after knocking out Rashad Evans.
7Was discovered by Pro-Wrestling legend Antonio Inoki whose brother is a close friend of Ryoto's father.
8His younger brother, Shinzo Machida, is a former MMA fighter.
9Is the son of a Japanese Karate master specialized in Shotokan style.
10Was a Sumo champion in Brazil.
11Left Office Inoki to form The Black House Team alongside Vale Tudo legends Anderson Silva, Carlos Barretto and Assuerio Silva.
12During his time at Office Inoki, Ryoto was trained by Vale Tudo legends Wallid Ismail (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) and Marco Ruas (Muay Thai) and by New Japan Pro-Wrestling legend Kazuyuki Fujita.
13One of his Karate workout consists of hitting a solid wooden board with his bare-knuckles for an hour.
14Is fluent in Portuguese, Japanese and English.
15Is half Japanese and half Brazilian.
16Holds significant wins over some of the toughest fighters in MMA. Among others: Sam Greco, BJ Penn, Rich Franklin, Michael McDonald and Tito Ortiz.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Brass Knucklespre-productionEarl
Tapped Out2014Lyoto
The Mancode2012TV Mini-Series
The Roots of Fight2012TV Series
Unrivaled2010Kamikaze (uncredited)

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Like Water2011Documentary

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UFC: Road to the Octagon2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
UFC Ultimate Insider2012-2016TV SeriesHimself
UFC on Fox2012-2015TV SeriesHimself
Born to Fight: Lyoto Machida2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
UFC Embedded: Vlog Series2014TV SeriesHimself
RFA 11: Manzanares vs. Makovsky2013TV SpecialHimself - Chinzo Machida's Corner
UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche2013TV SpecialHimself
Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine2013TV SpecialHimself - Roger Gracie's Corner
Lendas do UFC2012TV Series documentaryLyoto Machida
UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida2011TV SpecialHimself
UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields2011TV SpecialHimself
Like Water2011DocumentaryHimself
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown2011Himself (uncredited)
UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida2010TV MovieHimself
UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 22010TV SpecialHimself
Altas Horas2010TV SeriesHimself
MMA H.E.A.T.2009TV SeriesHimself
UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun2009TV SpecialLyoto Machida
Ultimate Knockouts 72009TV MovieHimself - Fighter
UFC 98: Evans vs. Machida2009TV SpecialHimself
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 22009TV SpecialHimself
UFC Unleashed2008TV Series
UFC 84: Ill Will2008TV SpecialHimself
UFC 79: Nemesis2007TV SpecialHimself
UFC 76: Knockout2007TV SpecialHimself
UFC 70: Nations Collide2007TV SpecialHimself
UFC 67: All or Nothing2007TV SpecialHimself

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