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The former UFC Middleweight champion stated that he supports "The Phenom" at UFC 184 but isn't worried about who will be his opponent in case of a title shot. Asked to make a prediction for the upcoming Middleweight title bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, Anderson Silva initially preferred to tell a joke. The former middleweight champion told Globo that his hope is to see both of them being KO'd. With none of his friends involved in the main event of UFC 184, "The Spider" says he wil read news >>

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Between Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort challenging Chris Weidman at UFC 184 for the middleweight title and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's recent thrashing of former top 205-pound contender Alexander Gustafsson, The Blackzilians ought to be feeling good about themselves. The Blackzilians are a unique mixture of former champions and electric up-and-comers. Started by several former members of American Top Team in 2011, The Blackzilians began picking up world-class talent left and right including former UF read news >>

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STOCKHOLM - Anthony Johnson discusses his upcoming fight againt Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on FOX 14, his journey, how the Vitor Belfort changed his career, how he can relate to Jon Jones' situation, and more. read news >>

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When he faced Vitor Belfort in Brazil, it was the low point of Anthony Johnson’s career. However, that experience is now serving as a learning experience for “Rumble” heading into hostile territory once again.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Lyoto Machida vs. #4 Vitor Belfort. Vote now! At first, it looked like #3 Shogun Rua vs. #2 Junior dos Santos was going to be another close, drawn out battle. But as the war waged on, it was Shogun who clearly pulled ahead, defeating the former UFC Heavyweight champion by a score of 51-18. Shogun now faces the very tough #1 seed Jose Aldo with the winner advancing to the final read news >>

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By the time this mixed martial arts (MMA) event is over, we'll not only know who lays claim to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title, but we'll also know who is pegged as division No. 1 contender. Well, kinda/sorta. That's because Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort will headline a stacked UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Feb. 28, 2015, from inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. (full fight card here), which also happens to feature the 185-pound clash between top read news >>

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Not all drug testing news is bad these days, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort recently passed three random drug tests ahead of his UFC 184 title fight opposite Chris Weidman, scheduled for the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on Feb. 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. "Both him and his wife have been extremely cooperative, polite, professional and friendly throughout this process," Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission has randomly drug tested middleweight superstar, Vitor Belfort three times ahead of UFC 184, and plans to test him once more before handing off testing duties to the California Athletic Commission. Amid all the hullabaloo of UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones' positive drug test and subsequent entrance into a drug treatment facility, a refreshing and welcome bit of news was dropped earlier today, courtesy of MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani. Vitor Belfort has be read news >>

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Dana White on Wednesday talked about Jon Jones, the potential returns of Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar, as well as Anderson Silva's possible return to title contention. read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission continues to drug test Vitor Belfort randomly, despite the fact that his next fight is scheduled to take place in California. According to NAC executive director Bob Bennett, the commission has already tested Belfort three times leading up to his UFC 184 middleweight title fight against Chris Weidman. Belfort has passed all three tests, and Bennett said the NAC plans on randomly testing Belfort again. "Both him and his wife have been extremely cooperative, polite, read news >>

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Room for one more? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legend Don Frye is renting a room in Chris Weidman's keister -- reluctantly -- ahead of the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Feb. 28, 2014 inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. That's because he's expecting the "All American" to smash division No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort, who returns from his extended layoff (thanks to this) to make one last run at the 185-pound title. But Frye thinks "The Phenom" can read news >>

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Not too many changes were made in the UFC's final rankings of 2014, but two winners from UFC Barueri made their debut in the top 15. For the final time this year, the UFC official rankings have been updated, and there weren't too many notable changes to be made. UFC Barueri didn't feature a lot of ranked fighters, although a couple of unranked winners from Saturday night ended up appearing on this list in Monday's update. At the top of the card, Renan Barao's win over Mitch Gagnon didn't affect read news >>

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And UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis passes Cain Velasquez in the pound-for-pound rankings. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 58, which went down this past weekend (Sat. Dec. 20, 2014) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Get full results here. Lyoto Machida jumped up one spot to claim the No. 3 position at middleweight over current No. 1 contender to the title, Vitor Belfort, after he sent C.B. Dollaway packing thanks to a thunderous read news >>

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Anderson Silva added another feat to his long list of accomplishments. The former UFC middleweight champion, and arguably the best mixed martial artist of all time, who returns to the Octagon on Jan. 31 against Nick Diaz after suffering a gruesome injury in 2013, was named the 27th-biggest Brazilian celebrity in 2014 by Forbes Brasil. The top 100 list is based on criteria like media visibility, earnings numbers, online exposure, popularity, international prestige and number of followers on socia read news >>

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