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Fight Rewind: Lyoto Machida Earns UFC Light Heavyweight Title Shot

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Saturday night, Lyoto Machida will attempt to join an exclusive class when he tries to win the UFC middleweight title at UFC 175 against Chris Weidman.

Back in 2009, Machida scored a first round knockout victory of Thiago Silva at UFC 94 to secure a shot at the 205-pound belt and Rashad Evans.

The win moved Machida to 14-0 in his career, as he would go on to defeat Evans and become champion.

FightLine will have complete coverage of UFC 175, including play-by-play and all your post-fight news and information. You can see a replay of Machida-Silva in the video below: