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

  • a year ago
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TORONTO - After months of controversial developments outside of the cage, Jon Jones is still very much the same man inside of it. The UFC light heavyweight champion survived a brief scare from massive underdog Vitor Belfort, but "Bones" proved why he's considered by some to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport with a thorough dismantling of his opponent. The bout served as the main event of Saturday's UFC 152 event at Air Canada Centre in Toronto. The fight aired on pay-pe read news >>

  • a year ago
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TORONTO - Vitor Belfort has had three weeks to prepare for one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world. By most estimates, that's not nearly enough time. Belfort, though, is focused on the positives of a short-notice title fight with light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones at UFC 152. "I'm ready," he said. "It's all in my mind. I'm taking advantage of what is positive. Focus on the positive, not what is negative." read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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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 >>

  • 6 months ago
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It did not take long for the shockwaves to be felt. read news >>

  • a year 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 >>

  • a year 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 >>

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