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Vitor Belfort is without a doubt a multi-dimensional UFC personality. Only Vitor can thank God for his strength and ask a rabid Brazilian fan base to beat up a reporter that dares ask him about TRT in one press conference.
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Two primary topics of discussion arose within MMA circles after Vitor Belfort (pictured) planted his foot in Luke Rockhold’s face his past Saturday – ironically, one of which was not the highlight reel strike itself.
The giant elephant in the Octagon was, ‘How much did testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) have to do with Belfort’s second consecutive head kick (T)KO victory...
Like a fine wine, UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort (pictured) appears to be getting better with age. The only problem with that vino is its last two performances are marred in testosterone replacement therapy (TRT).
Belfort has said next to nothing about his consumption of the controversial treatment, besides the fact he has always been upfront with the UFC regarding his synthetic...
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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Vitor looked great on Saturday night and it will be hard to deny the man a title shot next. He has been on a tear as of late KOing two top ten middleweights with spectacular head kicks in his last two fights. Unfortunately for the UFC veteran his late success has been overshadowed by his TRT use. Kieth Kizer of the Nevada State Athletic Commission has gone on record saying...
“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...
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It was a clean sweep for Brazil this part Saturday night as they emerged victorious in all four fights on the main card of the UFC on FX 8 event which took place at the Jaraguá arena in Santa Catarina, Brazil. It was an event which, on paper, was not the strongest but delivered on the night.
The main card started off with a back and forth battle between Brazilian...
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...
Vitor is a freaking beast, TRT or not. Explosive, powerful, and just plain scary.
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Vitor Belfort Post Fight Interview
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...
Following a three-week hiatus, the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns with the eighth installment of the "UFC on FX" series Saturday in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil.
In the main event, UFC pioneer and Brazilian hero Vitor Belfort welcomes the last reigning Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold to the Octagon.
A Brazilian is featured in every fight on the card...
– 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...