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As many would have expected, things got heated up significantly at the UFC on FX 7 pre-fight press conference and culminated with an intense stare-down that saw Michael Bisping shove Belfort’s hand away repeatedly as they both exchanged several insults in front of entertained fans.
Watch the intense stare-down clip below:
UFC on FX 7 takes place Saturday night in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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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.
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The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping” take place today inside Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 1PM ET/10AM PT.
Michael Bisping (Pictured) battles Vitor Belfort in Saturday’s featured attraction. C.B. Dollaway and Daniel Sarafian co-headline the festivities.
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....
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