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UFC on FOX 14 Highlights: Johnson starches Gustafsson in Stockholm

After being submitted by Vitor Belfort and subsequently being cut by the UFC due to weight issues, Anthony Johnson has made quite the resurgence. Now that he’s found his true weight class inside of the 205 lbs. division, Johnson has reeled of 9 straight wins, one came at heavyweight, another at a catchweight of 195 lbs. Six of them have come via the KO/TKO variety, which makes...
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Fight Highlights: Johnson starches Gustafsson in Stockholm

After being submitted by Vitor Belfort and subsequently being cut by the UFC due to weight issues, Anthony Johnson has made quite the resurgence. Now that he’s found his true weight class inside of the 205 lbs. division, Johnson has reeled of 9 straight wins, one came at heavyweight, another at a catchweight of 195 lbs. Six of them have come via the KO/TKO variety, which makes...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 184: Weidman vs. Belfort’ Official Event Poster

It’s the biggest UFC middleweight fight since, well, champion Chris Weidman last defended his title in July by beating Lyoto Machida. After plenty of drama, Weidman and Vitor Belfort will finally stand across the cage from each other. UFC 184 takes place February 28 inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. As you can see from the official billboard above, that won’t...
Via 5thRound.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada Dropped the Ball on Vitor Belfort’s Random Drug Tests

When the Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously in July to grant Vitor Belfort (pictured) a license after he tested positive for high levels of testosterone in July’s random drug test, one of the stipulations was Belfort agreeing to fully comply with surprise drug exams throughout his training camp in preparation for UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. However, three...
Via 5thRound.com
November 03, 2014  |  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 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 at it like I want this guy...
Via The Other Paper
September 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

Vitor Belfort: Ready to Return

  Vitor Belfort (photo credit: tbn3.gstatic.com via Google Images)   Vitor Belfort has publicly announced that he has passed his drug tests and has been cleared to fight, but only in Brazil. Dr. Marcio Tannure, Medical Director of the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) and UFC Brazil, has confirmed that CABMMA administered tests on Belfort and that the results were satisfactory...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 07, 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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