1244 Search Results for vitor belfort

Mar 9, 2015 5:07 pm

Belfort: Reebok deal and drug testing should be equal for everyone!

“What I meant is this: the sport is coming towards a big change. Let’s talk about uniforms. You see this? (Points to sponsor’s shirt.) These are the people that I have a big contract with. Big contract. Lots of money. So now I’ve gotta go to them and say, ‘Listen, I cannot have you guys...

Feb 20, 2015 3:44 pm

Shirtless TRT Free Vitor Reappears, And He Looks “Phenom”enal

It has literally been months since we’ve seen Vitor Belfort without his shirt on, and he’s looking “Phenom”enal. And why is this news? Well, because he’s been off TRT since the ban, and his epic run through the UFC’s middleweight division, while on TRT, earned him a title shot against a very threatening Chris Weidman....

Feb 18, 2015 6:01 pm

Jones-Johnson, Weidman-Belfort, Brown-Arlovski, Benavidez-Moraga Added To UFC 187

A championship double-header has been scheduled for the UFC’s annual Memorial Day Weekend event in May. UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 officially announced the additions of Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson and Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort, to the event. ‘UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson’ is set to go down on May 23, from...

Feb 8, 2015 2:30 pm

Soares: Belfort Fight Was ‘Everything Lyoto Machida Wanted’

Recently news broke that Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 184 main-event title defense against Vitor Belfort. UFC President Dana White recounted the story, explaining that Belfort and his wife began calling the UFC President asking for an interim title fight. White called Lyoto Machida, who is fresh off a TKO win...

Feb 3, 2015 12:27 pm

Mousasi: ‘Where’s Vitor? Where’s the lion?’

With recent news that UFC 184 had lost it’s main event, several top UFC middleweights were hoping to cash-in. One of those middleweight’s was Gegard Mousasi, who accepted the UFC’s offer to fill in for Chris Weidman, against Vitor Belfort, only to be turned down by “The Phenom.” He took to twitter to vent his...

Feb 3, 2015 10:11 am

Mousasi Accepted Belfort Fight, Only To Be Turned Down

  Former training partners Gegard Mousasi and Vitor Belfort almost came to blows, in the Octagon. If only Vitor would have accepted… “I was planning on going on holiday, but the UFC called me and asked me ‘would you like to fight Vitor Belfort?’ and I said I had to talk to my coaches because...

Feb 2, 2015 12:56 pm

Belfort was open to fight Romero, just not Machida at UFC 184

Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort have been scheduled to fight for the UFC’s middleweight title on three separate occasions. Unfortunately for fight fans, the grudge match has still not come to fruition, due to back-to-back injuries suffered by the “All American” champion. When Weidman was forced to pull out of February’s UFC 184 headliner, Vitor...

Feb 1, 2015 11:48 am

Belfort: ‘I Don’t Want An Interim Belt’

Last night following UFC 183, UFC President Dana White spoke at the post-fight press conference about February’s UFC 184. For those who don’t know, Chris Weidman was forced off the card with an injury, forcing Rousey vs. Zingano to be bumped from the co-main event to the main event. White explained that Vitor Belfort and...

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...