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Chris Weidman out of UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort: Report

A broken left hand has forced middleweight champion Chris Weidman to pull out of his title defense at UFC 181 against Vitor Belfort, the UFC announced Monday night.The Dec. 6 Las vegas fight likely will be rescheduled for February.Weidman's trainer Ray Longo thinks the break will benefit his fighter."I'm looking at it different," Longo said. "I'm looking...
Via The Other Paper
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Out of UFC 181 Title Fight with Vitor Belfort, Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Rematch Now Headlines

On Monday, it was announced middleweight champion Chris Weidman (pictured) suffered a broken hand while training that will force him out of his UFC 181 title tilt against Vitor Belfort. If you were planning on making the trek to Las Vegas to attend the December 6 event, don’t cancel your plans just yet. A rematch between champ Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will now serve as...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 181: Weidman vs Belfort Fight Card

  UFC 181: Weidman vs Belfort Dec 6, 2014 Mandalay Bay Center Las Vegas, Nevada (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds)   Main Card UFC Middleweight Championship: Chris Weidman – champion (12-0, #1 ranked middleweight, -470) vs Vitor Belfort (24-10, #4 ranked […]
Via MMA Manifesto
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Takes Dig at Vitor Belfort’s Thinned Physique

Oh, that Chris Weidman is quite the jokester. Last month, Vitor Belfort claimed he no longer needed TRT because he traded in the controversial treatment for TNT. Just in case you don’t understand what the Brazilian is trying to say, Belfort swapped out synthetic testosterone injections for dynamite. Apparently, it appears Belfort dropped some pounds in the process – which Weidman...
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort Scheduled for UFC 181

Yesterday was an important day in the life and career of UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort. His hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission went as well as it possibly could have and Belfort will obtain his license to fight in Las Vegas if he stays clean between now and December. Belfort was supposed to fight Chael Sonnen earlier this summer but failed his NSAC administered drug...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Champ Chris Weidman Could Be Sent to Brazil to Fight Vitor Belfort

What does Vitor Belfort (pictured) have on the UFC? Despite flunking February’s random drug test for elevated levels of testosterone, which essentially allowed Lyoto Machida to jump in front of him for a crack at UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Befort remains the division’s top contender. Not only that, UFC president Dana White revealed Friday that he’s open to sending...
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen fails drug test, is out of UFC 175 is reporting that Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test and is out of his UFC 175 fight against Vitor Belfort. Sonnen tested positive for two illegal substances, Anastrozole and Clomiphene, which are two female drugs. Anastrozole is used to treat early stages of breast cancer and clomiphene is used in cases of female infertility. Sonnen took a random drug test from...
Via Between The Ropes
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs Henderson Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

The rebirth of The Phenom continues unabated, as Vitor Belfort scored another KO victory last night at UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs Henderson, and also walked away with the biggest payday. Before we go any further, we should note that international events generally don't release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However, you...
Via MMA Manifesto
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort prepares for battle

Vitor Belfort is a spiritual man, who just so happens to also be one of the most talented and gifted fighters competing in the UFC today. Saturday in Goiania, Brazil, the man known as "The Phenom" will step into the Octagon for the third time this year, looking to build on his consecutive knockout victories over Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold when faces off with Dan...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort has no time for critics

There are certain things Vitor Belfort doesn't want to talk about. Looking too far ahead into the future? Forget about it. Belfort has more urgent things to discuss, like the granite-fisted striker soon to stand in front of him. Things he can't control? Those aren't really on his list of conversational topics, either. Ask him if he'd be disappointed to never have...
Via Fox Sports
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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