With a 1-2 record in the Octagon, including losing his last two, Japanese fighter Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama has his back against the wall in a not-so-easy fight against former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort at UFC 133 on Saturday night.

Akiyama answered a couple of questions from the media at Thursday’s prefight press conference in Philadelphia… but he kept it rather brief.

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