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  • 2 years ago
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As far as Vitor Belfort is concerned, UFC 152's main event is a case of old vs. young, old school vs. new breed. And Belfort, a definitive old-school fighter, knows he faces a challenge as a late replacement against dominant light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. "Here I am with 35 years old, 17 years into my career, fighting the best fighter of all-time, in the history of the UFC, a guy who's [considered] the best athlete in MMA," he told FUEL TV's "UFC Tonight." read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Chris Weidman defended his UFC middleweight title for the second time at UFC 175, winning a unanimous decision over Lyoto Machida. It was an excellent fight that pushed Weidman further than he had ever gone before. The champion got the nod on all three judges' scorecards to retain the title. With another contender down, who will be next up for Weidman? At the UFC post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White brought up the name Vitor Belfort. Belfort is currently the No. 2-ranked contend read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Vitor Belfort, was not interested in fighting Lyoto Machida for the interim title at UFC 184 once UFC champion Chris Weidman was injured, but had Yoel Romero been in the mix, "The Phenom" may still be on the February pay-per-view (PPV) card. Belfort went off on his critics yesterday on Instagram, noting Weidman was at fault for the continuous postponement of their title fight, and his sole focus is on the undisputed UFC middlewei read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship has been scrambling to find someone to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 184 next month, but apparently “The Phenom” is being picky. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Don't be scared, homie. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Vitor Belfort, has reportedly turned down a fight against fellow division top contender Lyoto Machida, after "The Dragon" volunteered to replace the injured Chris Weidman and compete for the interim title. That's risky business, considering the event is less than a month away and "The Phenom" -- despite his baggage -- is one of the most dangerous strikers at 185 pounds. Still, Team Belfort declined the fig read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort has passed a random drug test administered to him by Nevada's Athletic Commission earlier this month. The leading storyline in the build-up to Chris Weidman versus Vitor Belfort is the "cleanness" of the title challenger. Belfort was pulled from his initial title fight with Weidman after he had tested for elevated levels of testosterone, marking his 2nd drug test failure in the state of Nevada. Belfort was granted a conditional license to fight in read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort passed a random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in advance of his February title fight against champ Chris Weidman.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort has his manties in a bunch over Chris Weidman's hand injury. Not necessarily because he got hurt, but rather because the "All American" has now postponed two championship title fights during his 2014 fight campaign. And as Belfort explains to MMA Fighting, the belt must always be made available: "Dana White confirmed that my opponent will have to wear a cast for four weeks, and will be cleared (to train) in six. I ha read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Upcoming UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort is accusing champion Chris Weidman of milking and/or embellishing an injury in order to hold onto his belt through the holiday season. In an interview with Brazilian media outlet Combate, "The Phenom" implied that Weidman's broken hand, which forced him out of UFC 181 (h/t Ariel Helwani), came with awfully convenient timing (translation per MMA Mania). I think that all titleholders who have more than one injury, the UFC should create an in read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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It only takes one before-and-after pic to get the wisecracks going online, and UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman can’t help himself. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Release the Kraken! With Michael Bisping out of the immediate Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight title contender picture thanks to Tim Kennedy, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza -- who recently underwent elbow surgery (see pics here) -- and his management have had an epiphany: No backward steps for the sake of high-profile opportunities (that really don't currently exist). Gilberto Faria, Souza's manager, recently informed Ariel Helwani on the latest edition of "UFC Tonight:" "We are done fi read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has his eyes on a grudge match with fellow fight veteran Vitor Belfort before he hangs up the gloves once and for all. In a lengthy interview with Gracie Mag, "The American Gangster" gave some sincere praise to Belfort before declaring that he "has to fight him" before retiring, per MMA Fighting. I think outside of Jon Jones, Vitor is the scariest guy in the UFC right now. Vitor's and I's paths will cross. There's two guys that for my career to be com read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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"The Phenom" again expressed his disapproval in regards to his replacement in the title fight between Lyoto Machida and Chris Weidman and said that the UFC official rankings aren't being respected. Vitor Belfort has once again criticized the title shot that the UFC has given to Lyoto Machida at UFC 175. After being replaced by "The Dragon" because of the TRT ban by the NSAC, "The Phenom" wanted to take his title challenger spot back immediately on the July 5th show but that request was denied. H read news >>

  • a year ago
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Top UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort spoke with the media following UFC 168 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday read news >>

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