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Vitor Belfort, who has failed a steroid test in the past and was a TRT user, is having trouble understanding why he has been drug tested seven times while his opponent has only been tested once. Vitor Belfort will challenge for the UFC middleweight title at UFC 187 if everything stays on schedule. The same Vitor Belfort failed a drug test for a steroid in 2006, and had major issues with the Nevada State Athletic Commission last year when he failed another test for elevated testosterone after TRT read news >>

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Sounds like the athletic commissions are picking on Vitor Belfort. "The Phenom" is expected to challenge Chris Weidman for the middleweight title in the upcoming UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, which takes place on Sat., May 23, 2015 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. And according to his conversation with the Brazilian media (via MMA Fighting), he's doing all the heavy lifting when it comes to pre-fight drug testing. "In 2013, I was the only one (tested randomly). read news >>

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Vitor Belfort will try to add another title to his resume when he takes on UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on May 23 in Las Vegas, but wants his opponent to be randomly drug tested for UFC 187. Speaking to the Brazilian media during UFC 184 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, "The Phenom" said he was randomly drug tested seven times since his fight with Weidman was announced for the first time in 2014, but feels that the commission hasn’t treated the champion the same way. "In 2013, I was th read news >>

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The heavily anticipated UFC middleweight title fight between champ Chris Weidman and top contender Vitor Belfort that was supposed to take place next week appears to have a new home. read news >>

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Nieky ‘The Natural’ Holzken spent some time at The Blackzilians camp in Florida, USA recently as he prepared for his GLORY 19 tournament run. While there he got heavily involved in working with some of the team, including Michael McDonald and Vitor Belfort. Nieky ‘The Natural' Holzken won the four-man Welterweight Contender Tournament at GLORY 19 on February 6, booking himself a title shot against Canada's ‘Bazooka' Joe Valtellini in the summer. Like some other top Dutch kickboxers such as Robin read news >>

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The latest Submission Radio Technique of the Week video cover former UFC champion Vitor Belfort’s blitz. read news >>

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Blackzilians head coach Henri Hooft discusses the subtle changes in Vitor Belfort’s physique after the TRT ban. read news >>

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While Anderson Silva keeps washing his hands of that awful PED/drug testing case, he gets a little backup by a prominent old friend: former light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. Anderson Silva has his hands full right now. This whole PED mess could ruin his legacy as the greatest mixed martial artist of all time, and yet, no one seems to believe his explanations. He claims he's innocent, but multiple failed drug tests prior to and post UFC 183 speak another language. Now, Silva's buddy Lyoto read news >>

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Although they trained together for years, Lyoto Machida and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva haven't been the best of pals lately. In January, Silva stated publicly that he was 'very disappointed' with not only Machida, but also with Ronaldo Souza, after both men admitted they wouldn't refuse a match with him. Now in the midst of Silva's multiple failed drug tests prior to and following his bout with Nick Diaz Jan. 31 at UFC 183, Machida is standing by his old friend. "I'm very su 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 >>

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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 >>

  • 15 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 >>

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The UFC middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and challenger Vitor Belfort has been moved to UFC 187, according to various reports on Wednesday. read news >>

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