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VITOR BELFORT RUMORS

Will Weidman’s Grit and Technical Prowess be too Much for Belfort at UFC 187?

(Mandatory Credit: USA Today Sports) The two best middleweights in the world, champion Chris Weidman (12-0) and challenger Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort (24-10), were supposed to meet nearly a year ago at UFC 173.  Between then and now, due to injuries and questions surrounding PED use, the highly anticipated bout has been scheduled 4 different times.  Hopefully the 4th time’s...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 ‘Jones vs. Johnson’ official event poster, updated fight card

187. If you’re like me, the first thing that pops into your head when you hear this number is the soothing sounds of the Dr. Dre/Snoop Dogg classic “Deep Cover,” which is a lovely track inspired by the penal code for murder in California. It’s also the number of (keep your hands off this one please injury gods) what on paper is looking like the most stacked pay-per-view...
Via Fight Booth
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort: Chris Weidman should be drug tested as much as me

There is no question that UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort is an all-time great. In nearly twenty years as a pro, he's accomplished a great deal and won many titles. Perhaps most impressive of all, is that he's still relevant and challenging for the top spot in the sport at this date. In May, he will challenge 185 pound champ Chris Weidman for the middleweight world title, in Las Vegas...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort Explains Why He Declined Interim Title Fight Against Lyoto Machida at UFC 184

Middleweight top contender Vitor Belfort (pictured) took a little heat over the weekend after UFC president Dana White revealed Belfort turned down an interim title tilt against Lyoto Machida at UFC 184 after Belfort was begging him for a title fight after champion Chris Weidman withdraw from their February 28 scrap with yet another injury. Belfort took to Facebook Sunday to explain...
Via 5thRound.com
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Injured; Vitor Belfort Fight At UFC 184 Cancelled

UFC 184’s headlining middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort has been scrapped after the champion was forced to pull out due to an undisclosed injury in training. Weidman Vs Belfort on February 28th in Los Angeles had been one of the key fights in the UFC’s upcoming calendar, but it seems that despite turning the page on a new year the promotions injury...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

No Random Drug Tests for Vitor Belfort, UFC Champ Chris Weidman Baffled

The last time the Nevada Athletic Commission randomly drug tested Vitor Belfort (pictured), the UFC middleweight top contender failed miserably by clocking high levels of testosterone. So, why has the NAC not surprised Belfort with another drug screening after voting unanimously to grant him a license exactly three months ago, particularly when one of the three stipulations they...
Via 5thRound.com
October 23, 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 vs. Vitor Belfort planned for Las Vegas, Weidman opens as 2-1 favorite

In two fights with Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman had to buck the odds, and did so, winning as the underdog twice to emerge as the UFC middleweight champion. After firming up his hold on the belt, the New Yorker is expected to retain it in his first post-Silva test. According to the opening odds released on the fight by Sportsbook.com , Weidman is a 2-to-1 favorite to hold on to...
Via Fox Sports
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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