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  • 11 days ago
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UFC heavyweight fan favorite, Matt Mitrione discusses PED epidemic, Reebok sponsor deal, the rankings system, thoughts on interim titles, street drugs, the Diaz brothers and more in this interview exclusive. MMA is a tough job any way you slice it. The physical aspect is grueling and takes a fast toll on the body. The expenses associated with training camps such as specialized diets, supplements, physician costs, equipment and more can break a bank account down to its barest fibers, often forcin read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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"The Phenom" agrees with you, Chris. Chris Weidman isn't a big fan of interim title fights ... especially those that have to do with his middleweight belt. "All American" recently appeared on "The MMA Hour" to talk about the chatter surrounding the possibility of an interim bout taking place at UFC 184 on Feb. 28, 2015, after he was forced out of his championship fight against Vitor Belfort. Despite Weidman's absence, Belfort was supposed to remain on the card against a lucky challenger for the read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Lyman Good despises when fights end in uncertainty. That’s why he’s so bothered his November CFFC welterweight title bout with Jonavin Webb was ruled a no-contest.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is not convinced about the need for interim titles. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Several days after UFC 184 lost its main event, it's still unclear whether Vitor Belfort will remain on the Feb. 28 pay-per-view and vie for an interim UFC middleweight title rather than fight reigning champion Chris Weidman, as initially intended. Weidman withdrew from the bout over the weekend after suffering fractured cartilage in his ribs -- an injury which has effectively rendered Weidman immobile, but one that also carries with it a quick turnaround window ranging anywhere from six to eigh read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Wife and manager of "The Phenom", Joana Prado Belfort explained how the negotiation with the UFC was after Chris Weidman got injured. If there was any doubt that Vitor Belfort asked to fight Mark Munoz for the UFC interim Middleweight title, Vitor's wife, Joana Prado Belfort, confirmed the story to Globo's Extra that they had officially requested the matchup. In her capacity as manager of "The Phenom", she previously revealed through her Instagram that she tried to close a deal for a fight betwe read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Jacare Souza's manager believes that Vitor Belfort should lose his chance to fight for a possible UFC interim middleweight title, and his client is next in line. The UFC middleweight title situation is complicated. Champion Chris Weidman was supposed to meet top contender Vitor Belfort in the main event of UFC 184, but an injury to the champ shelved that bout and left everything in limbo. In the meantime, MMA manager Gilbert Faria believes that his client, Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza, deserves his sh read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Vitor Belfort wants a UFC middleweight title fight and ONLY a UFC middleweight title fight. He doesn’t want to fight for an interim slice of the championship. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Vitor Belfort was offered an interim title bout with Lyoto Machida when Chris Weidman pulled out from UFC 184 with a rib injury, but "The Phenom" turned down the fight. Fellow middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza is willing to step up and replace him against anyone if that’s what the UFC wants. Souza is undefeated in the UFC with four wins in a row, capped off by a third-round submission over Gegard Mousasi. Jacare's manager Gilbert Faria believes that an interim title has to be created after an read news >>

  • a month ago
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Fourth-ranked UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort didn't just make an impulsive decision to turn down an interim title bout with third-ranked Lyoto Machida. Truth be told, Belfort decided after his last bout back in November 2013 that he had done more than enough to deserve a genuine middleweight title fight the next time he graces the Octagon. And since that win over Dan Henderson at UFC Night 32 in his last bout, Belfort has come up with a long list of points to support his argument. In the followi 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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Vitor Belfort asked for an interim title when an injury forced Chris Weidman out of a UFC middleweight title fight with "The Phenom" on Dec. 6, but the UFC decided to push the pairing back to Feb. 28. When Weidman pulled out with another injury, Belfort once again asked for an interim title, but later changed his mind. On his Facebook page Sunday, Belfort explained why he turned down an offer from the UFC to face Lyoto Machida for the interim title, claiming he wouldn’t fight anyone but Weidman read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort released a statement explaining his reasons for declining an interim title fight against Lyoto Machida. One of the lingering storylines during fight week has been the fallout of the middleweight title picture following champion Chris Weidman's forced withdrawal from the main event against Vitor Belfort next month at UFC 184. On Saturday night, UFC President Dana White revealed that the former light-heavyweight champion declined an opportunity to face fellow former read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC was willing to create an interim middleweight title after Chris Weidman pulled out from a UFC 184 bout with Vitor Belfort due to an injury, but the Brazilian declined to face Lyoto Machida on Feb. 28. On his Facebook page, "The Phenom" explained his decision, saying he would agree to fight Machida or anyone else if the UFC strips Weidman of his title. About the cancellation of my UFC 184 fight. I would like to say that, as everyone else, I’m very disappointed with all this situation. For read news >>

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