Round 1: Sokoudjou hit Machida early but Machida then took Sokoudjou down to the ground. They spent most of the round on the ground before they were stood up. Late in the round Sokoudjou took Machida down but it was Machida’s round. I score it 10-9 for Machida.
Round 2: Machida hit a high kick early. Machida caught Sokoudjou and hit him with a bunch of punches on the ground and then attempted a arm triangle. Machida kept it on the ground and dominated. Machida hit an arm triangle and Sokoudjou tapped.
Winner: Lyoto Machida via submission.