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DELRAY BEACH, Fla. Jon Bones Jones will only fight one man when he defends his UFC light heavyweight championship Saturday at UFC 152 in Toronto Vitor Belfort.
But Belfort will enter the Octagon with the knowledge and experience of two former UFC champs, himself and Rashad Evans, who is training and cornering Belfort.
Maybe, just maybe, thats enough to give Belfort, who plans on relocating to Florida and working with the Blackzilians, the edge he needs to pull off what would be considered one of the biggest upsets in UFC history.
Im looking forward to cornering Vitor, said Evans, who lost a unanimous decision to Jones for the light heavyweight title at UFC 145 in April.
Its something different being on the outside of the cage rather than being inside the cage. Im definitely going to be nervous, but I think weve got what it takes to do it. Im excited, and Im excited that Vitor allowed us to be part of his journey.
And just to be sure, Evans said this is Belforts fight. He has ...
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Whether they are the odds-on favorites or monstrous longshots, all fighters claim they never care what the Gambling Gods think about their impending matchups. Hopefully for Vitor Belfort (Pictured), he’ll continue to keep a blind eye to the bright lights flashing in the sportsbooks because he remains a significant underdog in Saturday’s scrap against reigning UFC light heavyweight...
Now that fight week is officially upon us, let’s take a look at all of the fan-friendly activities that will be leading up to “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort.”
Each of the functions listed below are free and open to the public, except for Saturday’s event. However, tickets for the show are still available if you happen to be in Toronto.
UFC 152 features a light heavyweight scrap...
If you forgot to set your DVRs to record Tuesday’s episode of “Countdown to UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” on FUEL TV, no worries because we’ve located to footage for your viewing pleasure.
The 60-minute documentary focused on the light heavyweight title tilt between Vitor Belfort (Pictured) and champion Jon Jones. UFC 152‘s co-featured attraction with Joseph Benavidez and...
Vitor BelfortVitals6'0" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight)74" reach, SouthpawApril 1, 1977Record21-9 (UFC: 10-5)Current Streak2 straight winsTrainingBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu-JitsuBlack belt in JudoPurple belt in Shotokan KarateChampionships HeldUFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament winner: 1997UFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2004 (no successful title defenses)Cage Rage Light Heavyweight...
Vitor Belfort may be a huge underdog going into UFC 152, but that hasn’t slowed him down. A behind the scenes video shows Belfort enduring grueling workouts en route to Bones. If you thought for a second that Belfort wasn’t taking this fight seriously, you need to see this video!
If you’re still fuming over UFC 151′s debacle, it’s time to get over it. “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” takes place this Saturday and features the same superstar who was supposed to star in this month’s canceled show.
Understanding there’s significant lack of buzz surrounding this weekend’s pay-per-view broadcast, FUEL TV will premiere “Countdown to UFC 152″ tonight...
The Ultimate Fighting Championship sent out a big “thank you” highlight reel video to all of their fans on Monday. It’s been a trying time for fans and the company recently amid a rash of fighter injuries, fight card shuffling and the cancellation of UFC 151.
More good news for fans…is that it is finally fight week as UFC 152 takes place this coming Saturday, September 22nd...
We haven't seen a fight inside the Octagon since August 11th. It feels like the UFC hasn't been idle like this since the early 2000's. The Air Canada Centre may not be seeing a Leafs game anytime soon, but on September 22nd Toronto will be treated to 2 UFC title fights and what could turn out to be a #1 contenders bout at 185. UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort