Lyoto Machida is one of the elite fighters in the world. when BJ Penn was going to fight him, a lot of mma fans were suprised. This was simply becouse of the huge weight difference between these two competitors. BJ Penn put on about 20 pounds to fight Machida at his weight. The fight short of a classic was a battle of wills with Machida getting the better of BJ Penn.
Lyoto won this fight through a hard fought decision.