- 2 years ago
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Vitor Belfort very well may be fighting Michael Bisping next.
But for now, the Brazilian fighter says reports that the two have been booked to meet each other are just based on a rumor.
"I don't have anything confirmed about fighting Bisping," Belfort stated on his Twitter account. "It's all rumors. When I know about it will let you guys know."
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- 8 months ago
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With the momentum of two straight finishes and last night's nasty Kimura submission win over Tim Boetsch, Luke Rockhold is looking at facing a lower-ranked opponent like Michael Bisping, or a rematch with Vitor Belfort, as his next fight instead of making a push to get into the title discussion. Whenever a fighter runs through an opponent the way Luke Rockhold blitzed through Tim Boetsch last night (April 26, 2014) At UFC 172 in Baltimore, Maryland (highlights), the talk that follows is usually read news >>
Check out Fuel TV's Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping fight highlights video with recap and commentary from Jon Anik and Kenny Florian. read news >>
Michael Bisping knows that when the going gets tough, Vitor Belfort will crumble like a cookie and that will be the biggest difference in their fight at UFC on FX 7 read news >>
In his last blog for Yahoo! Sports, "The Count" explains the drastic change in his attitude during fight week. read news >>
Vitor Belfort is all that stands in the way of Bisping testing himself against the greatest of all-time. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 390 views
The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday announced the full fight card for its Jan. 19 return to Brazil. A middleweight showdown between Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping heads the card. read news >>
- 3 years ago
- 980 views
With a controversial victory over Jorge Rivera at this past weekend's UFC 127 event, co-headliner Michael Bisping owns three consecutive wins and a 4-1 record over his past five fights.
Contenders such as Chael Sonnen, Yushin Okami and Alan Belcher seem logical next opponents for the Brit, but another notable has throw his hat into the ring.
And it's recent title challenger Vitor Belfort.
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UFC middleweight contenders Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold, as well as champion Chris Weidman, may not agree on much, but they found common ground on not being big Vitor Belfort fans. At the UFC Fight Night 55 pre-fight press conference (NSFW language) in Sydney, Bisping, Rockhold and Weidman all took shots at The Phenom's past usage of performance-enhancing drugs (h/t MMA Fighting). "But yes, listen, Vitor was juiced to the gills for many years, and now, he's not," Bisping said when asked ab read news >>
- a month ago
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Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, and Michael Bisping spoke about Vitor Belfort and performance enhancing drugs. Chris Weidman will be cageside this weekend at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Rockhold, and during the pre-fight press conference, the UFC middleweight champ made a special appearance. The three top ranked middleweights spoke about Vitor Belfort and his controversies with TRT and Performance Enhancing Drugs, and here's how the conversation went: Bisping: "Yes listen, Vitor was juiced to the read news >>
- a month ago
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Vitor Belfort might have been a world away, but the UFC's No. 1 middleweight contender was the hot topic at Wednesday's pre-fight press conference in Sydney, Australia. There was no love lost between Friday night's main-eventers Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping, but they were a united front when it came to questions of the controversial Brazilian star. Belfort notched highlight reel head kick knockouts over both Bisping and Rockhold in a remarkable 2013 campaign, but much of that luster has bee read news >>
UFC 184 fight card rumors and start times for February 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. read news >>
And that means nothing but good things for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. When Vitor Belfort steps back inside the Octagon in early 2015 to face Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder, Chris Weidman, it will be more than a year-long gap in between fights for "The Phenom." Perhaps more importantly, it will be the first time in a long time that the Brazilian bruiser will compete without being on testosterone replacement therapy (TR read news >>
Michael Bisping spoke about Vitor Belfort's TRT use and his chances against the champion in Chris Weidman. Michael Bisping was on a conference call to promote his UFC Fight Night 55 bout against Luke Rockhold, and one of the topics that came up was his former opponent in Vitor Belfort. He isn't too high about The Phenom's chances against Chris Weidman now that TRT has been banned and it has been off his system for a while. Transcription via Sherdog: "Vitor is the No. 1 contender. What were my fe read news >>