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Countdown to UFC 184 ‘Pennington vs. Holm’ video

After the initial UFC 184 headliner, a middleweight title bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, was scrapped due to an injury to the champ, the UFC was in need of a new co-main event – one with some meaning. With the women’s bantamweight title bout between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano was quickly promoted to the main event of the evening, it only made sense to bump highly...
Via Fight Booth
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Women’s bantamweight division set for spotlight At UFC 184

While women’s MMA has already made huge strides towards taking it’s rightful place at the center of the sport alongside the men, Saturday’s co-main events at UFC 184 in Los Angeles will feature two women’s bantamweight fights that could headline anywhere on the planet. Originally, UFC 184 was scheduled to feature a middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 is an early favorite for top card of 2015

While this weekend’s main card at UFC Fight Night 61 may not have sparked interest among casual MMA fans, the promotion gave octagon-addicts of every stripe something to look forward to last week when it announced a trio of big-name bouts that will headline UFC 187 on May 23rd. Set for the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Memorial Day weekend, UFC 187 will feature a pair...
Via Sports-Glory
5 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
26 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 184: Weidman vs Belfort Fight Card

UFC 184: Weidman vs Belfort Feb 28, 2015 Staples Center Los Angeles, California (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC 184: Weidman vs Belfort Fight Card   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Middleweight Championship: Chris Weidman – champion (12-0, #1 ranked middleweight) vs Vitor Belfort (24-10, #4 ranked middleweight) UFC Women’s Bantamweight...
Via MMA Manifesto
January 28, 2015  |  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
January 10, 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
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