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In the UFC on FX 8 main event of the evening the final Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold looks to move immediately into contention for the UFC Middleweight title as he battles Vitor Belfort in a Middleweight bout.
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Vitor Belfort is a much better fighter than Luke Rockhold. He’s faster, more powerful and a far more accomplished striker and grappler than the former Strikeforce middleweight champion. Luke’s resume obviously cannot compare with Vitor’s, and he should by all means get completely overwhelmed and out-classed both on the ground and on the feet. Belfort’s age and conditioning...
Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold have to be separated after they weigh in for their headlining bout at UFC on FX 8. I’m going with Luke Rockhold by rear naked choke in the 3rd round.-TO
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The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold” take place today in Brazil. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 3PM ET/Noon PT.
Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results.
Luke Rockhold (pictured) makes his big league debut against Vitor Belfor in Saturday’s featured attraction. Another middleweight tango between Ronaldo...
“UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold” will be jumping off Saturday inside Jaragua Arena in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. Facebook kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming a trio of preliminary bouts at approximately 4:30PM ET/1:30PM PT.
Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s Facebook page in order to watch the scraps live.
FUEL TV will then broadcast the remaining six prelims...
Vitor Belfort has been the face of the UFC in Brazil for well over a decade now. Luke Rockhold has all of the makings of a future UFC superstar stateside. Tonight on FX we will see one of these men take a huge step forward, while the other will be forced to step back and watch. While it may be one of the more unlikely grudge matches that we never asked for; this will be one that...
Our friends over at Intravid.com give us their fight preview for Saturday’s main event fight between Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold.
This Saturday on FX UFC fans will get to tune in for the first free fight card since Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez went to war in San Jose last month. Though it will be very difficult for Saturday’s card to match the knockout fest that...
Vitor Belfort vs Luke Rockhold
Both are southpaws. Rockhold slips after missing a head kick. Both circling but nothing is thrown. Belfort misses a spinning kick. Rockhold shoots for a takedown but misses. Belfort rushes forward and tags Rockhold and they tie-up against the cage before they break. Rockhold with a leg kick followed by another. Rockhold attacks the body...
The UFC returns to action Saturday night after a three week hiatus with the exciting eighth edition of the UFC on FX series, this time headlined by Brazilian legend Vitor Belfort taking on Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold. The weigh-ins took place earlier today, with all but one fighter making weight for their upcoming bouts.
Watch the replay below:
Main Card: (9 pm...
– MMAScoops.com reports that the UFC on FX 8 event on Saturday night drew an announced attendance of 7,642. UFC on FX 8 took place at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. While the UFC announced the attendance at the post event press conference, no gate was announced. The event was the UFC’s seventh overall in Brazil, but the first time running in Jaragua...
Rockhold’s face definitely looks like he is in the middle of a weight cut, yet he still takes the time to put on a smile and snap a picture with a Brazilian fan.
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