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Alan Belcher Survives Scare in Eye Poke at UFC 159

Alan Belcher (pictured) may not have performed how he had envisioned in a technical decision defeat to Michael Bisping at UFC 159, but the news isn’t all bad for Belcher.  Belcher survived a scare after suffering an accidental eye poke in the final round against his bitter rival on Saturday night. The rake occurred in the same right eye the middleweight had detached retina surgery...
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

News: Belcher Receives Eight Stitches on Eyelid, Does Not Require Surgery

Arguably one of the oddest nights in UFC history, UFC 159 featured a record number of technical decisions, several bad stoppages, copious amounts of eye pokes as well as a shortage of highlight reel finishes.  One of those eye pokes came at the end of the evening’s co-main event as Michael Bisping managed to cut Alan Belcher near his right eye, leading the referee to stop the...
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April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Alan Belcher

(Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports) Alan Belcher Vitals 6'2" 185 lbs (Middleweight) 75" reach, Orthodox April 24, 1984 Record 18-7 (UFC: 9-5) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 1st degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do Black belt in Duke Roufus Kickboxing Black belt in Hayastan...
Via MMA Manifesto
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Alan Belcher: “Bisping couldn’t KO me if I let him hit me with his best punch.”

  Bisping and Belcher. Two of the more jolly gents you will ever find outside the cage. However, sparks immediately began to fly when these two were set to battle one another. In fact, sparks were flying before they were ever set to fight. The trash talk began as simple ribs, then it escalated into a Fiat vs a $300,000 car bet that Bisping couldn’t finish Belcher in the first...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Alan Belcher Out of UFC 153, Calls for Chris Weidman Upon Return

When Vitor Belfort shunned a UFC 153 scrap against Alan Belcher (Pictured) to challenge light heavyweight king Jon Jones for his crown at UFC 152, Octagon officials were forced to locate a replacement to meet “The Talent” in the October 13th event. Well, according to Belcher, no such move will be necessary because he’ll be rehabbing a back injury. However, the 28-year-old...
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort vs. Alan Belcher Confirmed for UFC 153

Sometimes, the squeaky wheel gets the oil. Two days after requesting a tango with Vitor Belfort (Pictured) at UFC 153, middleweight Alan Belcher has been granted his wish.  The UFC’s Brazilian website confirmed the scrap on Wednesday. Belcher has been quietly making his way up the 185-pound totem pole. “The Talent” collected his fourth consecutive win by posting a TKO victory...
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Alan Belcher Calls Out Vitor Belfort

Alan Belcher (Pictured) is just itching to get back to work. The UFC middleweight is even more anxious to stand opposite Vitor Belfort inside the Octagon, and he isn’t afraid to enter hostile territory in order to do it. “My next fight will be the biggest of my career! I may be taking a trip down south, very south,” Belcher tweeted Monday night. “Yes but belfort hasn...
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Passion propels Belcher toward title

Every athlete who chooses to forge a career in combat sports does so with the understanding of the circumstances that hover around them. While success comes in the form of accolades and the golden sheen of championships, just beyond the limelight lingers the potential for injury and physical damage. To the fortunate, those setbacks are minor; the muscle strains and pulls which are...
Via Fox Sports
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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