Found January 17, 2013 on
Sao Paulo was the setting for today's UFC on FX 7 mandatory fight week pre-fight presser, and as you can expect when Michael Bisping is involved - things got heated. "The Count" and "The Phenom" not only exchanged verbal jabs when given the opportunity, they also came close to getting a piece of each others action a couple days before they'll be allowed to legally. Check out the video below -
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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.
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 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.
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...
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...
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...
“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...
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....
Well, it’s 2013 and that can mean only one thing, it’s time for me to dominate my partner in crime, Dave Reno picking fights. In this round, we will be making our UFC on FX 7 picks, and one of us will be bragging next week, while the other will be alone, feeling shamed. Follow us at @hovmma to see who will be bragging next week. PS: It’ll be me.
Preliminary Card (Facebook...
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...