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UFC 140 Results: Jon Jones Chokes Out Lyoto Machida In Round Two

Challenger Lyoto Machida did surprisingly well in the first round of the UFC 140 light heavyweight title fight against champion Jon Jones.

ROUND TWO: Referee "Big" John McCarthy is the official. Jones takes center cage. Jones firing and missing with kicks and punches. Machida dancing away from a variety of Jones strikes. Crowd is chanting "MA-CHI-DA MA-CHI-DA". Jones lands a leg kick. Misses a spinning attack. Jones fires a kick and Machida swarms with a flurry of punches. Jones tries to counter but mostly misses. Jones catches Machida with a hard right hand. Jones gets the take down. Jones lands a big elbow. Another. Machida is bleeding badly. Jones is looking for a front choke. Machida trying to stand up. Jones trying to take his back. The ref stops the action for a doctor to look at Machida's cut. They restart it in the clinch. They separate and Jones hurts Machida with a strike. Jones forces Machida up against the cage and gets a front choke. Machida is out. Jones drops him and Machida falls to the mat.

UFC 140 Results: Jon Jones defeats Lyoto Machida by submission at 4:26 of the second round.