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Apr 2, 2016 9:34 am

Anderson Silva talks potential rematch with Vitor Belfort

It was over 5 years ago that Anderson Silva delivered one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history as he dropped Vitor Belfort with a front kick in the main event of UFC 126 to retain his UFC middleweight championship. Now, fast forward five years and the pair are both fighting different men at...

Mar 30, 2016 1:05 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic & Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort staredowns

Co-main and Main event faceoffs! Werdum vs Miocic | Jacare vs Belfort. What a night of fights! #UFC198 https://t.co/aJvGN3LQpF — UFC (@ufc) March 30, 2016 Early Wednesday afternoon the UFC held a press conference promoting UFC 198 in Curitiba Brazil. The event, which goes down May 14th, is a stacked one that is headlined by...

Mar 30, 2016 3:00 am

PHOTO | How does the physique of Vitor Belfort look ahead of UFC 198?

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort has a giant fight ahead of him at UFC 198 taking place in Curitiba, Brazil. “The Phenom” will take on Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in a bout that could likely determine the next fighter in the middleweight division to fight for the title. Belfort recently posted a photo to...

Mar 26, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort looking shredded ahead of Jacare Souza fight

A photo might have emerged last month of Vitor Belfort looking quite out of shape, however that isn’t the case in the video above. The former UFC champion is looking absolutely shredded while training for his UFC 198 fight with Jacare Souza on May 14th! Belfort is coming off a KO win over Dan Henderson...

Mar 12, 2016 8:47 am

Tim Kennedy taunts Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort on Twitter

Tim Kennedy is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. After the UFC announced their partnership with Reebok, Kennedy spent the next several months refusing to support the deal while he sat on the sidelines. Part of the deal between the UFC and Reebok stated that fighters would get a certain percentage of...

Feb 27, 2016 7:16 pm

Mousasi: “I want Bisping or Vitor Belfort next”

Former Strikeforce title holder Gegard Mousasi earned a unanimous decision victory over former UFC title challenger Thales Leites in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 84 in London. At the post fight press conference, Gegard was asked who he would like to fight next. Mousasi gave the following response calling out two of the...

Feb 15, 2016 10:45 am

PHOTO | Vitor Belfort surely looks out of shape ahead of bout with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Although the scheduled fight between Vitor Belfort and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is not until May, a recent photo certainly suggests that Belfort may need to get back to a more strict training and nutritional program. Belfort’s wife posted this photo to her Instagram account with the caption reading, “Isso que é uma verdadeira troca…. Enquanto...

Feb 5, 2016 6:39 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva KOs Vitor Belfort with front kick

On this day in MMA history Anderson Silva knocked Vitor Belfort out at UFC 126 back in 2011. The win was Silva’s 10th title defense in the UFC, and became one of the most iconic knockouts in the history of not only the UFC, but the sport of MMA as well. Fast forward 5 years...

Jan 19, 2016 3:08 pm

Jacare vs. Belfort to headline May card in Brazil

The UFC announced Tuesday afternoon that Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort would headline a May 14th card in Brazil. The bout is a pivotal one for both fighters. Jacare is coming off a split decision loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 194 that saw Romero become the #1 contender at middleweight, however due to a...

Jan 14, 2016 10:39 am

UFC VP confirms Vitor Belfort turned down Anderson Silva fight, and for good reason

The UFC offered veteran Vitor Belfort the opportuntiy to avenge his loss to Anderson Silva for Silva’s return fight after being suspended for testing positive for banned substances. Michael Bisping had gone on record to say that Belfort was offered the fight first, but said Belfort turned it down. It appears that was the case,...

Jan 6, 2016 7:26 am

MUST SEE! Vitor Belfort going beast mode in the gym

While Vitor Belfort may not currently have a fight booked in the Octagon, that hasn’t stopped ‘The Phenom’ from hitting it hard in the gym following his loss to Chris Weidman, going full beast mode! UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold wants to fight Belfort at UFC 200, where he plans to host Belfort’s ‘retirement party’...

Dec 31, 2015 8:01 am

Did Belfort turn down fight with Silva at UFC London?

Prior to the announcement that Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva would fight in the main event at UFC Fight Night London on February 27th, there was much speculation as to whether or not Silva and Vitor Belfort would sign to have a rematch in the near future. According to Bisping, Belfort was given the first...

Dec 19, 2015 8:36 am

Rockhold thanks Belfort for knocking him out back in 2013

Back in 2013 Vitor Belfort scored one of the most impressive knockouts of the year when he KO’d Luke Rockhold. Belfort went on to eventually fight Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship, where he was TKO’d in the 1st round. Rockhold bounced back and went on a 5-fight win streak that ultimately saw him...

Dec 17, 2015 9:34 am

WATCH! Rockhold wants to retire Belfort at UFC 200

This past Saturday at UFC 194 Luke Rockhold upset Chris Weidman to claim the UFC middleweight championship, extending his win streak to 5. On the same card, Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza via split decision to become the #1 contender at middleweight. While Romero is expected to face Rockhold for the title next, Rockhold is...

Nov 24, 2015 3:03 pm

Jones: UFC knew Belfort was on steroids ahead of UFC 152

News broke last month that Vitor Belfort had a sketchy drug test prior to his UFC 152 title shot against Jon Jones. The UFC was aware of the situation, however they allowed him to fight anyway. When Jon Jones found out about that, he wasn’t too happy. During a recent ‘A day in the life’...

Nov 22, 2015 12:37 pm

Report: Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort II set for UFC 197?

Anderson Silva has been forced to watch the action from the sidelines after getting busted by the NSAC for performance enhancing drugs after UFC 183. “The Spider’s” return to the octagon could rock the world of mixed martial arts, according to a report. UFC 197 takes place in Brazil at the HSBC Arena and could...