1354 Search Results for vitor belfort

Nov 28, 2016 9:36 am

Vitor Belfort lists off several opponents he’s interested in fighting

When Vitor Belfort lost to Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC 204, he fell to a tough 2-3 in his last 5 fights – with both of those wins coming against the now retired Dan Henderson. Needless to say, the former light heavyweight champion appears to be on a bit of a downslide....

Oct 15, 2016 4:01 pm

Vitor Belfort: “I’m not retired. ‘The Phenom’ is back!”

Earlier this afternoon we reported that mixed martial arts legend Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort was hanging up his gloves and retiring from the fight game. Belfort had taken to Instagram and posted the following photo which included the statement “I decided that I will end this chapter of my life looking at the mirror and recognizing...

Oct 15, 2016 3:06 pm

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort officially retires following UFC 204

Former light heavyweight champion and MMA pioneer Vitor Belfort has officially retired from mixed martial arts. Following his co-main event fight with Gegard Mousasi, which he lost via TKO, former UFC champion Vitor Belfort announced his retirement from MMA. Quem não conhecesse os seus erros não é digno de liderar a si mesmo, quanto mais...

Oct 9, 2016 11:10 am

Twitter Reacts to Gegard Mousasi’s Defeat of Vitor Belfort

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’s been chasing since his days under the Affliction banner in 2009: Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort. Though the bout was undoubtedly a better late than never situation, Mousasi made good on this long-awaited opportunity. In the first round,...


Oct 8, 2016 11:41 pm

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi TKOs Vitor Belfort

In the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi and Vitor Belfort stepped into the Octagon in a pivotal matchup for the UFC’s middleweight division’s rankings. Mousasi entered the bout as a heavy favorite, in the midst of a 2-fight win streak that most recently saw him KO Thiago Santos on the preliminary card of...

Oct 8, 2016 8:33 pm

UFC 204 Results: Gegard Mousasi TKO’s Vitor Belfort

A key middleweight bout between former UFC champion Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi served as the co-main event for tonight’s UFC 204 fight card in Manchester, England. Round one begins and Mousasi presses forward and lands a leg kick. He follows that up with a kick to the body. Another low kick...

Oct 8, 2016 3:53 pm

Report | Vitor Belfort will announce his retirement following his fight at UFC 204

Former UFC champion Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort will apparently be announcing his retirement from mixed martial arts following his fight with Gegard Mousasi tonight at UFC 204. Matheus Costa, founder of OlimpoMMA, tweeted the following information as per Breno Massena: Per @BrenoMassena, Vitor Belfort is going to announce his retirement after his fight tonight at...

Oct 8, 2016 8:18 am

Vitor Belfort: I’m in Michael Bisping’s head

At 39 years old, after twenty years as a professional MMA fight, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort has fought and defeated some of the greatest MMA fighters of all time. He also holds a highlight reel knockout win over current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, who he defeated back in 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Tonight...

Oct 7, 2016 2:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, MMA veterans Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi will step into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 204. Interestingly enough, while this is the first time the pair will step into the cage together, it isn’t the first time they have been booked to fight. Back in 2009, Affliction...

Oct 6, 2016 9:09 am

Vitor Belfort struggling with weight-cut for UFC 204 fight

With just 24 hours until former UFC middleweight champion Vitor Belfort needs to hit the scales for his middleweight scrap with Gegard Mousasi, ‘The Phenom’ is reportedly struggling with his weight cut. While there has been no word yet as to what Belfort is currently weighing, the situation is bad enough that the UFC has...

Jul 27, 2016 7:40 pm

Gegard Mousasi vs. Vitor Belfort set for UFC 204

Fresh off his win over Thiago Santos at UFC 200, Gegard Mousasi is looking to fight once again before the year is up. Wednesday evening Combate announced that Mousasi had signed to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 204, which takes place on October 8th. Mousasi will be entering the bout on a 2-fight win streak,...

Jul 14, 2016 9:35 am

Gegard Mousasi calls for fight against Anderson Silva or Vitor Belfort

This past weekend, at the UFC’s historic UFC 200 event, Gegard Mousasi picked up an incredible KO win over Thiago Santos on the UFC Fight Pass prelims. The win made it two straight for Mousasi following his TKO loss at the hands of Uriah Hall last year. On the heels of Mousasi’s win over Santos,...

Jun 30, 2016 9:14 pm

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort’s daughter dominates BJJ match

UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort had a proud parent moment this week when his daughter Vitoria dominated an opponent at a BJJ tournament. Belfort, who recently lost to Jacare Souza in a presumptive #1 contender matchup, currently does not have a fight booked in the UFC. Catch the video of Vitoria winning her BJJ match above!

Jun 27, 2016 2:39 pm

Vitor Belfort eyeing a ‘super fight’ rematch with Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva met in the Octagon at UFC 126 back in 2011 for the UFC middleweight title where Silva picked up a highlight reel knockout in the very first round. Now, over five years later, Belfort is looking to avenge the loss to Silva in a fight that he says is a...

May 16, 2016 12:07 pm

Vitor Belfort opens up following devastating loss to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Vitor Belfort suffered a first-round TKO at the hands of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the UFC 198 co-main event over the weekend in Curitiba, Brazil. The win for “Jacare” likely puts him at the top of the middleweights for the next to contend for the championship belt. However, for Belfort, it sets him back in...

May 15, 2016 1:46 pm

Video | “Jacare” Souza wants the belt after beating Vitor Belfort

“Jacare” Souza earned a dominant first-round TKO finish over former UFC champion Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of last night’s UFC 198 fight card in Curitiba, Brazil. Following the fight “Jacare” made it clear that he wants to fight for the UFC middleweight championship in his next bout. Current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold...

May 15, 2016 1:36 pm

Video | Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort highlights

Ronaldo Souza put on a dominant performance against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort at last night’s UFC 198 event in Brazil. “Jacare” was able to finish “The Phenom” in the fight’s very first-round earning a TKO stoppage. With the victory, Souza looks to be in prime position for a shot at the winner of next...

May 14, 2016 8:56 pm

UFC 198 Results: Ronaldo Souza defeats Vitor Belfort via TKO

A key middleweight bout between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (23-4 MMA) and former UFC champion Vitor Belfort (25-12 MMA) served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 198 fight card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Souza presses forward with a kick to the body of Belfort. Vitor with a flying knee attempt that misses....

May 13, 2016 11:55 am

Would you be one to join crowdfunding for Vitor Belfort’s training camps?

Vitor Belfort has an idea to help make his training camps more involved with his fans. Vitor says that the billionaire Donald Trump has to raise funds for his run in the presidential campaign, so why shouldn’t he get a fundraiser for his costly training camps? “If Donald Trump, a guy who has 10 billion...

May 12, 2016 9:50 am

Vitor Belfort has high praise for Jacare Souza ahead of UFC 198

Ahead of UFC 198 this Saturday in Curitiba, Brazil, where Vitor Belfort and Jacare Souza will square off in a fight that many believe to be a middleweight #1 contender fight, ‘The Phenom’ has high praise for his opponent. He spoke to media members, as transcribed by MMAFighting: “I have my eyes on ‘Jacare’ only....

May 3, 2016 9:17 am

VIDEO | UFC 198 free fight: Vitor Belfort KOs Michael Bisping

With less than 2 weeks to go until UFC 198, where Fabricio Werdum will look to defend his title against Stipe Miocic in the main event, take a look back at when Vitor Belfort KOd Michael Bisping. Belfort will be fighting Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in the co-main event in what many believe to be a...

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

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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...