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Can't knock (out) the confidence. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder, Chris Weidman, recently said if he doesn't get a stoppage victory over Vitor Belfort when they collide at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, that he'd be "real disappointed." Weidman, a jiu-jitsu black belt, has proven he's got the chops to either submit or knockout his opponent (proof). And while most would agree it would behoove "All American" to stray from engaging in a stand-up battle read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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In part 2 of Luke Rockhold's interview with BloodyElbow.com, the former Strikeforce champion spoke about Vitor Belfort, and the the troubling state of PED's in MMA. Following Michael Bisping's win in Macau, where he battered and bloodied up Cung Le for 4 rounds, the smack talk between him and Luke Rockhold has escalated. The Brit immediately called out Rockhold just moments after his victory, and Rockhold upped the ante right after. Rockhold offered a purse bet where if he wins in the 1st round, read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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But is banging it out with "The Phenom" the smartest thing to do? To the mixed martial arts (MMA) analyst, as well as any fan of the sport, hardcore or novice, the general consensus is that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman's best chance to retain his title against Vitor Belfort is to avoid a stand-up battle. Lyoto Machida, on the other hand, doesn't seem to think that's necessarily the case. Speaking to MMA Fighting, "The Dragon" says there is no denying h read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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If anyone knows just how good Chris Weidman is, it's Lyoto Machida. The former light heavyweight champion went toe-to-toe with the current middleweight champion for 25 minutes and came up on the losing end. Weidman, whose pedigree is that of a wrestler, got the better of Machida in all aspects of the striking game. Machida was apparently so impressed with Weidman's offensive, he thinks the champ can stand and trade with one of the scariest strikers on the planet in Vitor Belfort. When asked if W read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold believes Vitor Belfort is a shade of his former self without TRT and that is already evident on his dramatic physique change in recent weeks. Luke Rockhold has certainly not been shy to voice his opinion regarding former UFC light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort and his PED history. Most recently, Rockhold went on a tirade about Belfort's apparently smaller physique in a recent interview and insisted that he will not present much of a cha read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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For someone who's spent some time on the business end of a Vitor Belfort spinning head kick, UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold can't wait to get back in the Octagon with 'The Phenom.' Belfort is booked to challenge middleweight champion Chris Weidman Dec. 6 at UFC 181 and Rockhold would like nothing more than to take the strap off him. "That's a perfect world right there," Rockhold told Submission Radio. "It would be awesome and we would really sell the fight, 'cause there's a couple of p read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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At UFC 181, the No. 3 middleweight in the world, Vitor Belfort, is scheduled to take on Chris Weidman for the 185-pound championship title. Belfort has been on a tear since 2007. He is 10-2 in his last 12 fights, only losing to then-middleweight champion Anderson Silva at UFC 126 and current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 152, respectively. The 18-year veteran and former UFC light heavyweight champion brings tremendous knockout power and a wealth of experience to the Octagon against read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The UFC veteran said that the 185-pound champion has a lot of flaws to be explored. Vitor Belfort doesn't think that Chris Weidman will have the confidence to fight standing in their upcoming title bout at UFC 181, on December 6. According to "The Phenom", to win his "third world title" he promised in an interview to Ag. Fight that he will explore the flaws that he sees in the game from the UFC Middleweight champion. "He will fight standing against me only if he's crazy. I'm ready to have a thir read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida believes Chris Weidman is more than capable of standing with Vitor Belfort when they meet in December. After going five round with the champion last month at UFC 175, Lyoto Machida does not doubt Chris Weidman's chances against Vitor Belfort in the striking department. Machida is in a unique position to make that statement. He has previously trained with Belfort and has recently faced Weidman in a bout that was entirely a stand-up battle. While read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Some people might think Chris Weidman should avoid a striking match with Vitor Belfort if he wants to successfully defend his middleweight championship at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Lyoto Machida is not one of them. "The Dragon" trained with Belfort in the past and spent 25 minutes inside the Octagon with Weidman, and he doesn’t think the "Al American" should go for takedowns to win in Las Vegas. "I don’t think so. Weidman is ready to fight anywhere," Machida told MMAFighting.com. "If he has to stand, h read news >>

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