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B.J. Penn Points Out That He Went the Distance With Lyoto Machida



We're a week into the Lyoto Machida era in the UFC, and I think the funniest response to Machida winning the light heavyweight championship from Rashad Evans came from UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn, who yells in the above video, just moments after Machida beat Evans, "He couldn't do that s**t to me."

Yes, Penn did, indeed, go the distance with Machida in a fight in Japan on March 26, 2005. Despite the ridiculous size difference between them, Penn held his own, as you can see below.

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FightMetric.com has the stats that show just how close the fight was. I don't think it'd be so close if they had a rematch.