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

May 16, 2016 12:07 pm by Russell Ess
Vitor Belfort

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 his hopes of fighting once again for UFC gold.

Belfort opened up with a statement on his Facebook page following the loss over the weekend.

“Saturday was a day that I went to work but I didn’t work. You guys ever had that feeling?
I’ve learned over the course of my life that we can’t stop to learn and the lesson that shot of my fight Saturday is: don’t expect too much the moment because if he doesn’t get and you don’t get it, nothing will happen. In my fight didn’t attack, I was focused on defense and I lost my greatest characteristic: the attack.
If I could leave my learning here to you guys which cost me a bitter defeat is not wait when the moment comes and yes go after him, with the certainty of conquest. Merit of my opponent. ‪#‎Teambelfort‬ Anosdemmanotopo #20”

Sábado foi um dia que fui ao trabalho mas não trabalhei. Vcs já tiveram essa sensação?Eu aprendi ao longo da minha…

Posted by Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort on Monday, May 16, 2016

Will we see Vitor Belfort bounce back after this loss to Souza? Share your thoughts in the comment section on what should be next for “The Phenom.”

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