Jon Jones knows that he's got his hands full in facing Vitor Belfort at UFC 152 on Saturday night in Toronto. When you're working towards a legacy, however, you have no choice but to fight the best. read news >>
After yesterday's Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) hearing involving Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen, what isn't there to say? Did the punishments fit the crime? What message did the NAC really send, if any, at all? Were you surprised the UFC announced Belfort vs. Chris Weidman for UFC 181 minutes after the conclusion of Belfort's portion of the hearing? We'll break down all angles of whatever the hell that was yesterday. Of course, there was also monumental news announced this week unrelated to read news >>
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Will they or won't they? Initial reports stated that Jon Jones and Vitor Belfort were set to train together, but a statement from Belfort has shot that idea down. Way back at UFC 152 in 2012, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defended his title against a guy that usually fought at middleweight, Vitor Belfort. The Phenom put a huge scare into Jones with a tight armbar in the first round, but eventually the champ pulled it out and ended up stopping Belfort in the fourth. There has always be read news >>
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At first, it appeared UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and ex-titleholder Vitor Belfort were going to do a tried-and-true endeavor for former foes: train together.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
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Well ... this is interesting. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort will once again face off against reigning 205-pound kingpin Jon Jones, but this time it won't be inside the Octagon. "Bones" has agreed to help train "The Phenom" this Friday in Miami. That's according to a conversation "Bones" had with Globo's Combate, in which he revealed that Belfort had called him to request some one-on-one time, as the Brazilian read news >>
Many thought Vitor Belfort's call out for Jon Jones after he defeated Michael Bisping was just a heat of the moment thing. Not so. Belfort is still calling for a rematch with the champ. read news >>
Vitor Belfort may have returned to the UFC middleweight division, but “The Phenom” believes he still has unfinished business at light heavyweight. read news >>
Despite getting a knockout win over the No. 1 middleweight contender in the world, Vitor Belfort seems hell bent on getting a rematch with Jon Jones for his next fight. read news >>
Obviously disappointed to wind up on the losing end of the fight, Vitor Belfort did not hang his head nor did he make excuses after Jon Jones beat him at UFC 152 on Saturday night. read news >>
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After a turbulent past few months, Jon Jones got back to doing what he does best at Saturday's UFC 152 event.
The UFC light-heavyweight champion survived a deep first-round armbar attempt and then dismantled title challenger Vitor Belfort over the next four rounds to set up a submission victory of his own.
Full fight video highlights are now available of the bout.
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The champ was tested early and often Saturday, but didn't flinch in a difficult win over a former champ. read news >>