1360 Search Results for belfort

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...

Nov 22, 2015 8:17 am

UFC middleweight is against Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort rematch

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s middleweight division is about to receive a major shakeup if all the stars align correctly. Anderson Silva’s return to the octagon may be against Vitor Belfort at UFC 197, according to a recent report. Belfort currently ranks in the top-five of the weight class and a loss to Silva could cause...

Nov 16, 2015 7:18 pm

Dana White says UFC is ‘working on” Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort 2

Anderson Silva spent nearly six years as the king of the middleweight division during his run with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. “The Spider” brought fans around the world to their feet with his knockouts in the octagon, but perhaps none were flashier than his front-kick to the face of Vitor Belfort. Belfort has been patiently...

Nov 13, 2015 8:31 am

Rogan questions post-TRT Belfort

Going into Vitor Belfort’s trilogy bout with Dan Henderson this past Saturday in Sao Paulo there was much question as to how Belfort would look given that he was no longer able to use Testosterone Replacement Therapy. Belfort silenced critics by stopping Henderson with strikes in the 1st round, however as Joe Rogan points out,...

Nov 12, 2015 8:49 am

Herb Dean discusses controversial Belfort vs. Henderson III stoppage

Referees have it tough. They have to walk the fine line of letting a fighter live their dreams and fight on in times of despair like the warriors they are, and also protect them in their best interest in the name of safety and well being. Refs hold the sorcerer’s stick that could ultimately alter...

Nov 11, 2015 8:01 am

Belfort’s wife says they have “lost millions for years” because of Reebok deal

The UFC’s recent Reebok deal has everyone in the MMA community talking. While many fighters are reluctant to give their opinions on the deal, others like Tim Kennedy don’t mind explaining why they dislike the deal. Earlier this week, it was revealed that 9ine, a Brazilian company, will no longer be sponsoring fighters and working...

Nov 10, 2015 8:56 pm

Kennedy: Belfort deserves to be stricken from MMA history

Tim Kennedy has been quite vocal about his desire to return to the UFC to fight PED users and TRT users. Following Vitor Belfort’s TKO win over Dan Henderson this past Saturday, Kennedy decided to use the opportunity to call out Belfort via Twitter. Now, Kennedy has continued his callouts via Facebook. I am asking...

Nov 10, 2015 7:51 am

UFC Middleweight Tim Kennedy calls out Vitor Belfort

For quite some time Tim Kennedy was noncommittal on returning to the UFC, however last week he changed his tune. Kennedy revealed that he will return to the UFC, and is gunning for fighters who have tested positive for PEDs and used TRT in the past. Basically, Kennedy is looking to play vigilante in the...

Nov 10, 2015 7:16 am

UFC Fight Night 77 winner Vitor Belfort: I’m still on TRT – True Revival Touch

Vitor Belfort returned to the win column Saturday night as he scored an impressive TKO win over Dan Henderson. Following the bout Belfort revealed that he was still on TRT, but not Testosterone Replacement Therapy… He elaborated to MMAJunkie: “I’m still using TRT. You know the meaning? True revival touch. That’s what I’m in right...

Nov 9, 2015 10:17 am

UFC title challenger Luke Rockhold still has his eye on Vitor Belfort

It looks like both Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold are looking to have another crack at one another. After picking up a first round KO against Dan Henderson in UFC Fight Night 77 on Saturday, Vitor Belfort said that he wants Luke Rockhold next due to recent comments coming from the middleweight title contender. Rockhold...