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Vitor Belfort, Gegard Mousasi Preparing For Pivotal UFC 204 Co-Main Event

Saturday night’s UFC 204 co-main event between Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi comes at a pivotal moment for the two fighters — one is focused on the present while the other is looking ahead to the future. For Mousasi, the former Strikeforce champion and No. 9-ranked middleweight, this is a fight that’s been a long time coming. He has wanted to fight Belfort since 2009, when...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 198: Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza (Video Highlights)

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (pictured) felt that a win over Vitor Belfort should solidify his spot as the UFC middleweight division’s top contender. It’s tough to argue after what he did to “The Phenom” on Saturday at UFC 198. Souza made Belfort look old and out of place, quickly disposing of the former UFC champ in juster under five minutes. Current UFC middleweight champion...
Via 5thRound.com
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Fight Night Sao Paulo: Vitor Belfort Knocks Out Dan Henderson In Two Minutes

Back in Brazil to conclude his trilogy with Dan Henderson, Vitor Belfort ended the UFC Fight Night main event at Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo the way he ended his second bout with “Hendo” — with a first-round knockout that broke his tie with Anderson Silva and put him atop the list of fighters who have scored the most knockouts in UFC history. That 12th knockout in a...
Via NESN.com
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

UFN 77: Belfort vs. Hendo III – Enjoy them while you can

When Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson fight for the third time this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 77, their combined years will total nearly a century of martial arts experience. In other words, they’re both old as hell. Simultaneously, this makes them both endearing and endangered; neither will likely compete for that much longer, and opportunities to see them work are becoming...
Via Fight Booth
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman TKO’s Vitor Belfort In First At UFC 187

This UFC 187 middleweight title fight produced fireworks with Vitor Belfort initially having the champion Chris Weidman in trouble on the feet, only to then find himself on the receiving end of a sustained ground and pound assault as Weidman earned a first round TKO victory. Round One: The middleweight title fight is underway with a touch of the gloves. Head kick attempt from...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 187: Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort (Video Highlights)

Chris Weidman (pictured) promised he would finish the “cheater” Vitor Belfort quickly on Saturday at UFC 187. Let’s just say Weidman is a man of his word. After taking some vicious punches in the opening minutes, Weidman scored an easy takedown and unleashed some ground-and-pound. Belfort stood no chance once the scrap hit the mat. Weidman advanced to full-mount and really...
Via 5thRound.com
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 187 ‘Weidman vs. Belfort’ full countdown video

UFC middlweight champion Chris Weidman (12-0) will look to take out another Brazilian middleweight contender when he takes on Vitor Belfort (24-10) in the co-main event of UFC 187 next Saturday night. This is the 4th time these two have been scheduled to face one another over the past two years and now that we’re less than one week out, we’re hoping UFC officials channel their...
Via Fight Booth
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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
March 23, 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
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