Anderson Silva put Belfort away with that technique back at UFC 126, and at last night's UFC 224, Lyoto Machida called upon the move - the most basic of karate tools - to knock "The Phenom" out. Both fighters have held the light heavyweight championship in the past, and Belfort came in with the crowd on his side because of fighting in his hometown.
If there was ever a ideal place for Vitor Belfort to retire, then his homeland of Brazil would be the place he would have liked to end his professional career. Machida delivered a rear kick to Belfort's face and did not continue with punches after seeing his opponent was out, ESPN reported.
The finishing kick was eerily similar to the one Machida landed on Randy Couture in what turned out to be the last time "The Natural" stepped foot in an Octagon at UFC 129 in 2011.
No ground and pound needed, the kick was so clean that Belfort was done and dusted.
Belfort, who fought the final fight on his UFC contract, isn't expected to re-sign with the promotion. I want to thank my family - I'm ok. So, congratulations to Machida, and I'm leaving my gloves here.
If you want to tell me that you'd pick anything other than UFC 224 if given a choice of those three fight cards this weekend, I'm going to need a thousand words explaining your logic because it doesn't make sense to me.
More than anything, I think there are just scores of people out there who are nowhere near as interested in the UFC now as they were six, eight, 10 years ago, and who only care about a handful of competitors but still fancy themselves hardcore fans - and the two just don't compute.
Machida showed respect for Belfort in his post-fight interview, and Belfort's career will end with a 26-14-1 record.
Former lightweight champion Vitor Belfort announced his retirement Saturday after losing to former champion Lyota Machida at UFC 224.
With one out, Mookie Betts doubled and scored when the following batter, Andrew Benintendi, hit a ground-rule double. The left-hander went four innings, allowing three runs on four hits, but walked four and stuck out six.
Lyu said: "It is a good performance, but I haven't reached my best, I hope that I can have a good condition in the Asian Games". Defending world indoor champion Anita Marton failed to compete to her best level and only settled for the sixth place at 18.16.
Shields is eligible to play for England through his parents despite not yet playing any professional rugby in that country. The New Zealand-born backrow, who now plays for Super Rugby side, Hurricanes, is scheduled for join Wasps next season.
After a day's delay , Bangladesh's first satellite was today successfully launched atop the first SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket. SpaceX aims to fly each Block 5 booster ten times with only inspections in between, and up to 100 times with refurbishment.
Last month, the Trump administration blocked American firms from selling parts or providing services to ZTE until 2025. ZTE's troubles with the US government are also playing out amid broader fears of an ascendant Chinese tech industry.
As she was putting her carry-on luggage away, Obiama noticed the man head to the cockpit, where he spoke with the pilot. However, the airline says it has not been served with the suit and declined to comment further on pending litigation.
Vettel led for 41 laps in Baku before the rogue Red Bull boys brought out the safety auto that changed everything. Vettel, who won three straight poles, will start third, followed by Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen.
Analysts estimate that the re-imposition of sanctions could reduce Iran's exports by between 200,000 and 600,000 barrels per day. Aircraft manufacturers stand to be big losers, with the pain shared between Chicago-based Boeing and Europe's Airbus.
But despite Conte being set for the exit door, he insists the club is in a much better position than when he took charge. Conte, however, did not want to speculate on the extent of the long-term damage finishing fifth will cause.
Buttler (415 runs), Sanju Samson (353 runs) have been the top two batsmen for them and expectations will be high on them. In the run chase, it was Jos Buttler, who ended up being the chief anchor and the architect for the Rajasthan Royals .
However, the Taliban is now taking part in its annual spring offensive and has launched a number of attacks in recent weeks. Other terrorist groups, such as Daesh* have also expanded their activities in the country and neighboring states.
Paparazzi took pictures of supermodel Bella Hadid and her ex, singer The Weeknd kissing away into the night. At the time, they said that they were going to remain friends and that they still loved each other.
Outside the top five, and landing in the top ten for the 13th consecutive week, is Disney and Marvel's Black Panther . The film narrowly managed to beat out Breaking In , which performed just below expectations with $16.5 million.
Dame Tessa, a former social worker, first stood for Parliament in a 1978 by-election in Ilford North on the Essex-London border. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was devastated to hear of Dame Tessa's death, describing her achievements as huge.
Some had reservations about his signing given a previous underwhelming spell in England with Chelsea , Liverpool's owner John W. Andrew Robertson fired home the fourth in the 85th minute as Liverpool rounded off a dominant display.
Liverpool , meanwhile, have still not secured a place in the Champions League next season - despite reaching this year's final. Swansea paid tribute to long-serving custodians Angel Rangel and Leon Britton before kickoff.
Instead, Fox has hired American Pie and Road Trip actor Seann William Scott in his first series-regular TV role to join the show. Crawford wrote on Instagram hours after Fox and Warners confirmed he would not be returning for the newly announced third season.
Klopp and his players will head off to the sunshine next week for some warm-weather training and team bonding ahead of the final. The Blues completed a £40million deal for Bakayoko last July after being impressed by the Frenchman's form at Monaco.
Police said they have no information that would raise concerns about wider public safety, suggesting a shooter is not at large. However the 61-year-old was looking for "vineyard and farm work" in the region as recently as Wednesday.
Detroit also recalled left-hander Ryan Carpenter from Toledo to be the 26th man for the second game of the doubleheader. Three relievers finished the game for Detroit , with Shane Greene pitching the ninth for his eighth save in 10 chances.
He said, thunderstorms are occurring due to the circulation of a western disturbance in North West India and strong easterlies. Uttar Pradesh was the worst affected, accounting for 80 deaths, a lot of them in Agra district in western part.
The net loss of Iranian supply will not be half of the total , therefore, but more like the range of 300,000-500,000 bpd. Gold prices slid as safe-haven buying failed to kick in after the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord.
F-33 Stealth fighter jets fired warning flares after Russian Su-25 jets entered an agreed deconfliction area in Syrian airspace. F-22 fighters, stationed in Alaska, visibly inhibited and recognized the Russian bombers until they left the recognition zone.