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The UFC on FX 7 main event features loud-mouthed British fighter Michael Bisping takes on Brazil’s own Vitor Belfort for a shot at the Middleweight title.
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Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping get a little too close for comfort during the UFC on FX pre-fight press conference staredown.
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UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping is going down on January 19, 2013 at Ibirapuera Arena in São Paulo, Brazil. Brazil is basically home court advantage for middleweight fighter Vitor Belfort. Belfort will square off against British bad boy Michael Bisping in the main event. Check out the press conference in Sao Paolo where the two get a little too close for comfort. Belfort put...
UFC super heel Michael Bisping had a parting message for devout Christian Vitor Belfort at yesterdays weigh-ins in Sao Paulo, and it was a doozy. Before Bisping and Belfort left the stage "The Count" let "The Phenom" know that "there's no Jesus". That can't be good news for a man like Belfort that gets his peace from the son of God.
After 18 big league bouts, Michael Bisping (Pictured) was convinced it was finally time for him to fight for a UFC crown. However, after eating Vitor Belfort’s left shin on Saturday night, Bisping dropped to 0-3 in title eliminators.
Despite his latest setback, the 33-year-old promised he’ll climb his way back up the totem pole and eventually wrap the strap around his waist...
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping” event will be tipping the scale today inside Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 1PM ET/10AM PT.
Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition.
Vitor Belfort battles Michael Bisping in Saturday...
The UFC’s first event of 2013 is set to begin later today with a great line-up full of prospects, international talent as well as an outstanding main event. Michael Bisping enters hostile territory to take on Brazilian legend Vitor Belfort. Belfort is the one man standing in the way of Michael’s title aspirations and he will be looking to cement himself as a legitimate contender...
Vitor Belfort wasted no time in trying to set up his next match by using his post-fight interview at UFC on FX 7 in Sao Paulo, Brazil to call Chael Sonnen a "clown" and ask for a rematch with Jon Jones — the light heavyweight champion.
"Kick him out," Belfort said of Sonnen right after stopping Michael Bisping in the second round Saturday. "Let me fight...
Here are all of the weigh-in results:
MAIN CARD (FX)
Vitor Belfort (185) vs. Michael Bisping (186)
C.B. Dollaway (186) vs. Daniel Sarafian (186)
Gabriel Gonzaga (255) vs. Ben Rothwell (258)
Khabib Nurmagomedov (155) vs. Thiago Tavares (155)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FUEL TV)
Godofredo Castro (145) vs. Milton Vieira (146)
Andrew Craig (185) vs. Ronny Markes (186)
Nik Lentz (145) vs....
Michael Bisping explains, in about the only way the brash Brit can, why he's not looking past Saturday's opponent atop the UFC on FX 7 card, Vitor Belfort.
"You have to remain focused or he'll punch you in the back of the head," Bisping told FOXSports.com. "He fights dirty."
A victory by Bisping assures him a shot at middleweight champ Anderson Silva...
“UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping” will be jumping off Saturday inside Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Facebook kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming the card’s opening bout at approximately 5:35PM ET/2:35PM PT.
Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s Facebook page in order to watch the scrap live.
FUEL TV will then broadcast the remaining six prelims...
He's a The Ultimate Fighter champion (back when winning that show meant something). He only has four losses in 27 fights over nine years. He's among the all-time best in UFC history in significant strikes landed as well as significant strike defense. He's one of the highest paid UFC fighters of all-time. All this adds up to Michael Bisping being one of the best...
Close but no cigar.
On three separate occasions, British poster-boy Michael Bisping has been within reach of a UFC Middleweight Championship opportunity and fell flat on his face. Tonight he entered Ibirapuera Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil as the odds-on favorite to get his hand raised and finally after 18 trips to the Octagon cement his position as the number-one contender at middleweight...
Although Chael Sonnen (Pictured) was halfway across the globe serving as a panelist for FUEL TV in Los Angeles, he quickly became the hottest name in Brazil on Saturday night. After Vitor Belfort beat Michael Bisping in jiu jitsu country, Belfort insulted “that clown” Sonnen while begging UFC management to allow him to take Uncle Chael’s place against light heavyweight king...
We’re only three weeks into the New Year, fight fans, and we are spoiled brats. Not only do we have UFC on FX 7 live from Brazil tomorrow night to get our blood pumping, but we also have UFC on FOX: Johnson vs. Dodson next Saturday to determine who the best –son fighter is. That’s two consecutive weeks of free fights to lead into UFC 156 on Feb. 2, and that’s just playing...
The fighters taking part in tomorrow’s UFC on FX 7 event will take to the scale today at the official fighter weigh-ins.
Today’s weigh-ins take place at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The main event of UFC on FX 7 is a middleweight clash between Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort.
The weigh-in event is free and open to the public.
The first fighter is expected to...