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Former champion Lyoto Machida isn't likely to have to go to the back of the line for another UFC light heavyweight title shot, but he's no longer the next in line. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC officials announced early Friday morning that Jon Jones will not meet Lyoto Machida as previously announced at UFC 152. Instead “Bones” will defend his light heavyweight title against another ex-champion in Vitor Belfort. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Less than 24 hours after being declared the next light-heavyweight contender, Lyoto Machida has turned down a rematch with champ Jon Jones at UFC 152. Stepping in for Machida is Vitor Belfort, who vacates a bout with Alan Belcher at UFC 153 to take the title fight. UFC officials announced the fight overnight. Machida's manager, Ed Soares, told MMAjunkie.com a statement regarding the situation will be released today. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Possibly the craziest day in UFC history just got crazier. read news >>

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The timing of Vitor Belfort's UFC 152 title shot hardly could've been more thematic. "I was at the house, relaxing, enjoying myself with my friends last night around 12 midnight," he today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). "I was reading my Bible, Proverbs 1:33. It's [saying] we should not fear anything. Then my cousin that works with me came up to me and said, 'Hey, bro, we just got your contract to fight Jon Jones in Canada.'" Belfort told him to take his joke elsewhere. He tho read news >>

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This year's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Memorial Day weekend card is shaping up to be one of the biggest of the year ... one filed to the brim with star power. On Wednesday's edition of "UFC Tonight" on FOX Sports One, two title fights were announced for the pay-per-view (PPV) card from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 23, 2015: Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson and Middleweight champion Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort. Jones will look to defend read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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UFC is planning some fireworks for its annual Memorial Day weekend event. Dana White's company announced its headliners for UFC 187 on May 23 in Las Vegas, confirming that there will be a pair of titles on the line: Jon Jones, ranked by UFC.com as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the business, has won 12 fights and eight tile defenses in a row. He'll face 30-year-old Anthony Johnson, who hasn't lost since 2012 and most recently stopped Alexander Gustafsson with a first-round TKO in January. I read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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If all goes according to plan, this year's UFC Memorial Day card is shaping up to be one of the biggest of the year. As reported on Wednesday night's edition of UFC Tonight, two title fights are official for UFC 187. Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will try and defend his belt for a ninth time against Anthony Johnson, while middleweight champion Chris Weidman will finally square off with Vitor Belfort. Also official for the card is a lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone (27-6-1) and Khab read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Vitor Belfort wants an interim UFC middleweight title shot. Or wait a minute, maybe he doesn’t. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida believes Vitor Belfort is next in line for a title shot at middleweight following UFC 175. Lyoto Machida has come to the aid of his fellow Brazilian and agreed that Vitor Belfort is the logical contender for a middleweight title shot after UFC 175. The former light-heavyweight champion, who is scheduled to challenge Chris Weidman for the 185lb. title at UFC 175, thinks that his fellow former champion has done enough to prove that he deserves an read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Vitor Belfort may have returned to the UFC middleweight division, but “The Phenom” believes he still has unfinished business at light heavyweight. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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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. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones had a lot riding on his performance at UFC 152, and some might have considered it the biggest moment of his career. read news >>

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