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VITOR BELFORT RUMORS

Anderson Silva: Vitor Belfort is the most complete fighter at Middleweight

Former longtime UFC Middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva is set to make his long awaited return to the Octagon this January when he takes on Nick Diaz at UFC 183. With Silva’s return imminent, many want to know what the former Middleweight kingpin thinks of the current state of the division, and more specifically, the Middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman...
Via Fight Hub TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
28 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
September 04, 2014  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen fails drug test, is out of UFC 175

ESPN.com 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

Chris Weidman Suspicious of a Bout With Vitor Belfort

According to an ESPN.com report, a bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort for Weidman’s UFC middleweight title is being discussed with this summer appearing to be the target. Lorenzo Fertitta, CEO and co-owner of UFC, texted the following on Thursday: “Depending on Chris Weidman, I’d like to do Vegas [in] May or July.” In an interview with MMA Junkie, Weidman was mixed...
Via Players View
January 05, 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

Belfort deserves a title shot

There were a few voices shouting for it after Vitor Belfort's left leg connected flush against Michael Bisping's head. The noise got louder after Belfort used a spinning back kick to introduce Luke Rockhold to his left heel and another spectacular knockout followed. But on Saturday night in front of a packed house in Goiania, Brazil, as Vitor Belfort became the first fighter...
Via Fox Sports
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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