1354 Search Results for vitor belfort

Jan 31, 2015 11:52 pm

White: Vitor Called & Asked For Interim Title Fight, Turned Down Machida

Chris Weidman has been forced out of defending his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 184. While Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano have been moved up to the main event, Belfort initially wanted to remain on the card and fight for the interim title. Dana White told the entertaining story during the UFC...

Jan 31, 2015 12:31 pm

Report: Belfort Turned Down Fight With Lyoto Machida

“We don’t think that is fair with Vitor a fight with a guy with a such different style and with nothing to lose. He has been training for more than six months to fight a orthodox wrestler. Now he would have less than a month to prepare for a southpaw karateka. I was the first...

Jan 31, 2015 11:58 am

Belfort Sitting Idle, Will Wait For Chris Weidman To Get Healthy

e UFC middleweight number one contender, Vitor Belfort will not let his title shot against Chris Weidman elude him. After the bout’s third-cancellation, Belfort took to twitter with his immediate plans. As you already know unfortunately my opponent was injured again. The focus is the same: TO FIGHT AGAINST WEIDMAN FOR THE MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE! — Vitor...

Jan 30, 2015 4:29 pm

Weidman vs. Belfort Off — Ronda Rousey Headlines UFC 184

According to THIS REPORT (via MMAJunkie.com), Chris Weidman is injured, and out of his scheduled contest with Vitor Belfort. The UFC has yet to officially announce the bouts cancellation. MMAJunkie’s report reads as follows: MMAjunkie has learned from several sources close to the promotion that Weidman has suffered an injury in training and has been...


Jan 28, 2015 5:31 am

Silva Cracks Jokes: ‘Vitor & Weidman could Fall Together’

“Can I make a joke first? It would be nice if they could both punch each other’s faces, they could fall together. I’m serious. No, i’m kidding. I want Vitor to win but I think that Weidman will beat him if the fight passes the second round. I don’t prefer any of them, my focus...

Jan 27, 2015 2:47 pm

The Belfort Family’s New Addition

Vitor Belfort and the Belfort family have fallen in love with their newest addition. Their new Brazilian colored parrot, named King, is “the fun of the house”, according to Vitor, who admits his love for the family’s new pet. Here’s some photo’s for all you FID (Feathered Kid) lovers out there: Enjoying the peaceful afternoon...

Jan 8, 2015 6:00 pm

Belfort Has Already Passed Three Random Drug Tests

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has randomly tested UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort three-times for performance enhancing drugs, and it looks like he’s passed all of them. MMAFighting.com‘s Ariel Helwani has it: According to NAC executive director Bob Bennett, the commission has already tested Belfort three times leading up to his UFC 184 middleweight title fight...

Dec 28, 2014 10:59 am

Don Frye Predicts Jones-Cormier, Diaz-Silva, and Weidman-Belfort

The UFC is heading into arguably the biggest stretch of fights in UFC history with Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 this weekend, Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva at UFC 183 at the end of January, and then Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort at UFC 184. Ahead of the bouts, MMA Legend Don...

Nov 24, 2014 8:25 pm

Belfort on TRT ban: “It was better for me”

Ahead of his UFC 184 bout against Chris Weidman for the middleweight title, many are questioning how Vitor Belfort will fight without TRT. Belfort has stated previously that TRT Vitor is no more, and now it’s just ‘TNT Vitor’ (Read that HERE). ‘The Phenom’ spoke to SporTV to discuss his upcoming bout, and why he’s...

Nov 24, 2014 3:36 pm

QUICK TWITT: Weidman randomly drug tested ahead of Belfort bout

Ahead of his UFC 184 title defense against Vitor Belfort, Chris Weidman was randomly drug tested, something the champ is happy of. I was just randomly drug tested for the 1st time. Great for the sport.Out of comp testing coming to a home near you! — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) November 21, 2014 What are your...

Nov 21, 2014 6:30 am

Clean! Belfort passes NSAC-administered random drug test for UFC 184 title fight

UFC middleweight number one contender Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) was surprised with a drug test earlier this month, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission sent collectors to his gym in Florida to obtain both blood and urine samples. The results of that random drug test came back yesterday and returned negative for performing-enhancing...

Nov 18, 2014 2:45 pm

Weidman Worried Belfort Will Fail, Won’t Show On Fight Night

“I’m worried about whether he’s going to get drug tested, then when I found out he did, I’m crapping my pants the past two weeks, hoping he’s still fighting me. That’s the guy I want to fight. That’s what the fight we’ve been talking about for a year now. That’s the fight I want. I’ll...

Nov 17, 2014 8:47 pm

Kennedy talks Belfort vs. Weidman: “Weidman will freight train him”

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy may not be committed to continuing to fight at middleweight, however that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have an opinion on the highly anticipated matchup between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. Kennedy spoke to Submission radio to discuss the bout. “I hope (Belfort) passes. We’ve seen pictures of him of late, whether...

Nov 6, 2014 2:09 pm

Rockhold, Weidman, Bisping Trash Belfort Over Drug Use

During yesterday’s pre-fight press conference, in Sydney, the attention turned to Vitor Belfort, and with three of the division’s elite competitors handy, they enjoyed a good time at the Brazilian’s expense. Bisping kicked things off when asked, by the media, about “The Phenom”‘s chances against Chris Weidman. “That’s quite a shit stirring question. You’re going...

Nov 1, 2014 3:48 pm

Weidman Pushing For More Belfort Drug Tests

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman is growing impatient with the drug screening progress of his upcoming opponent, Vitor Belfort. Check it: Weidman-Belfort = 120 days away Fight 1st announced = 100 days ago No. of times VB has been tested = 0 No. of times he'll be tested = ??? — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) November 1, 2014

Nov 1, 2014 2:52 pm

Machida Picking Jones Over Cormier, Weidman Over Belfort

“Weidman versus Vitor is a tough matchup for both. Vitor has a chance of knocking him out, especially in the beginning of the fight, but I believe time is not on Vitor’s side. It’s common for a striker to lose his power during the fight, something which wrestlers deal with a little better.” “I think...

Oct 29, 2014 1:20 pm

Bisping: “Vitor’s gonna be weaker, slower, not as strong” Off TRT

“Vitor is the No. 1 contender. What were my feelings when he got put back [in that spot]? My feelings were this: That is a huge benefit for Chris Weidman, simply because Vitor was on testosterone replacement therapy for a long time, and that does have an impact on your body and the amount of...

Oct 26, 2014 2:55 pm

Weidman vs. Belfort Set For UFC 184 In February

Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort once again have a date that the pair will meet inside the Octagon. The bout is scheduled to finally go down on February 28th at UFC 184 in Los Angeles. Belfort spoke to MMAFighting about the bout: “On Feb. 28, I will be stepping inside the cage and winning this...

Oct 24, 2014 1:23 pm

QUICK TWITT: Weidman Reacts To Belfort’s Lack Of Testing

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman isn’t thrilled to hear that his opponent Vitor Belfort hasn’t been tested once since his hearing with the NSAC on July 27th. He took to Twitter to express his frustration. http://t.co/Rugr7fztGI wow!Thought he's been getting tested countless times. Hasn't been tested once since fight announcement 3 months ago!? — Chris...

Oct 24, 2014 10:11 am

Weidman vs. Belfort Being Targeted For UFC 184 in Los Angeles

A middleweight title fight between current champion Chris Weidman and number one contender Vitor Belfort is being targeted to headline February’s UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. UFC officials announced the potential bout yesterday. Weidman and Belfort were supposed to headline December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas, but the champ suffered a broken hand...

Oct 22, 2014 1:41 pm

PHOTO | No-TRT Vitor Update

It’s been awhile since former UFC champ, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort has shown off his post-TRT physique, but he’s back, and we’ve got it. A photo posted by Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort (@vitorbelfort) on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:05am PDT

Oct 15, 2014 5:29 am

Anderson Silva Pulling For Belfort Over Weidman In UFC Title Fight

“My personal opinion about Vitor, of all the athletes in the 185-pound weight class … he is the most complete athlete. He’s more explosive, he’s got better boxing, good jiu-jitsu, good wrestling. Chris Weidman, he’s a new athlete. He’s a new generation. He’s a young athlete and he’s coming out very strong. It’s a fight...

Oct 7, 2014 2:19 pm

Trainer: Vitor Just As Strong, Just Lost Water Weight Off TRT

“From my point of view, Vitor was and still is the hardest working guy in the gym. I worked with him after he got off the TRT and his strength level didn’t change. He was very strong. He’s still a strong guy. His physique did change quite a bit, but I think that was water...

Sep 29, 2014 4:15 pm

Weidman Slams Belfort: “I’m Going To Embarrass Him”

Chris Weidman was forced out of his UFC 181 fight against Vitor Belfort with a broken hand, however Vitor Belfor began saying the UFC needs to have an interim belt until Weidman returns, which is believed to be February, just 2 months after their scheduled fight at UFC 181. Weidman spoke on The MMA Hour:...

Sep 26, 2014 5:41 pm

Kennedy Slams “Smaller And Fatter” No TRT Belfort

Tim Kennedy is currently gearing up for his UFC 178 main card bout tomorrow against Yoel Romero, however that hasn’t stopped Kennedy from taking some time to talk trash to Vitor Belfort. Kennedy spoke to MMAFighting about PED usage in MMA, and why people who say it’s okay, are dead wrong. “Have one of those...

Sep 26, 2014 11:24 am

UFC 181 Press Conference Today At 2 PT With Weidman, Belfort, Pettis, And Melendez

Today the UFC has invited fans to their UFC 181 press conference and Q&A with Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort, Anthony Pettis, and Gilbert Melendez. Weidman was supposed to fight Belfort at UFC 181, but a hand fracture has forced him out of the bout. Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez will still serve as the co-main...