Found September 08, 2012 on
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Back in 1997 Vitor Belfort won the UFC 12 heavyweight tournament. Just months after, at the age of 19, Belfort squared off against one of the most feared brawlers in the UFC, Tank Abbott.
At UFC 152, Belfort will take on current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in the main event.
Turn back the clock and watch history, as Belfort fights Abbott at UFC 13 thanks to UFC.com.
Jon Jones vs. Vitor BelfortWhen the UFC announced that Vitor Belfort would be replacing Lyoto Machida to take on Jon Jones, many people immediately wrote him off, including me. But the more I think about it the more I think that Belfort may actually have a chance.The first stumbling block people point to is the fact that Belfort is smaller than Jones. But as Frankie Edgar showed...
UFC 152 seems like it’s light-years away, especially since the cancellation of UFC 151 on September 1. There has not been a UFC event since UFC 150, which was held on August 11.
With the cancellation of 151, most people are pointing their fingers and blaming the light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. However, that is not stopping fighters and fans from picking Jones in his upcoming...
Enough already. It’s time to put the drama of UFC 151 to bed and forge ahead with “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort.”
To help generate additional buzz for the star-studded lineup, the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion has released the event’s official promo video.
The show takes place September 22nd inside Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Light heavyweight king Jon...
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says his UFC 152 opponent Vitor Belfort lacks versatility, but is a proven winner. Watch UFC 152 to witness what Jones says will be a “magnificent display of martial arts.”
“Me and Vitor Belfort are from different generations of fighting. I really believe that in my short career, I’ve already fought a lot tougher opponents than he...
Jon Jones talks about his experience level verses that of his opponent Vitor Belfort, compares his skills against Belforts, and explains why he's so excited to face a southpaw again.