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Sep 18, 2012 12:51 pm

Jones Jones Believes His Youth Is A Huge Advantage Over Belfort | UFC NEWS

“His hand speed is definitely something that he has, but I believe I’m really fast, too. A lot of people discredit me for a lot of things. A lot of people who are unfamiliar with MMA just blame it on me being long. But, there’s a lot more than being long that has contributed to...


Sep 11, 2012 7:54 pm

Dana White: "Vitor begged for the fight, and it made more sense." | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor At today’s UFC 152 pre-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White explained the reasoning behind choosing Vitor Belfort to face Jon Jones at UFC 152. “People talk a lot of [expletive], but nobody’s too excited to jump around and fight Jones right now,” White said on a Tuesday call with media members....

Sep 11, 2012 10:27 am

Rashad Evans: Jon Jones Is 'disillusioned', Vitor Has A Good Chance | UFC NEWS

“As far as if Vitor becomes light-heavyweight champ, that’s great, that’s what I would want. The way things work out right now, I don’t know how far I am away from getting a title shot. You never know with the UFC, so I’m just going to keep fighting and competing to be a champion, and...

Sep 8, 2012 11:09 am

How Fast Is Vitor? Faster Than A Lightweight Says Trainer

On September 22nd Vitor Belfort comes up a weight-division to face the champion, Jon Jones on just 4-weeks notice. “The Phenom” is promising his best, and his coach, Mike Dolce, tells UFC.com where they think he has the advantage in the bout. “The Monday before the fight he’ll probably weigh between 210 and 212. Our...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

Anderson Silva Pulling For Belfort Over Jones | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva is rooting for his hometown guy, and he is doing so admittedly against someone he calls a friend. In a recent interview with Brazil’s SportTV, the UFC’s middleweight champion proclaimed that against all odds, he will be rooting for Vitor Belfort to upset Jon jones at UFC 152 later this month. Check out...

Aug 30, 2012 11:51 am

Belfort Calls Jon Jones The Greatest Fighter Of All-Time | UFC NEWS

“Here I am with 35 years old, 17 years into my career, fighting the best fighter of all-time, in the history of the UFC, a guy who’s the best athlete in MMA. He’s the new breed. I have a lot of respect for the guy, but I’m ready to put up a fight and take...

Aug 30, 2012 10:34 am

Blackzilians Founder Thinks UFC 152 Odds Against Belfort Are "Crazy" | UFC NEWS

The man responsible for the south Florida camp, The Blaczkzilians, Mr. Glenn Robinson recently weight in on a variety of topics surrounding his newest recruited athlete, Vitor Belfort. In this interview with Sherdog.com he talks about the UFC 151 cancellation and Vitor’s decision to join his camp and train with the likes of Rashad Evans...

Aug 29, 2012 1:52 pm

Countdown To UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort Set for FUEL TV Debut On Sept 18 | UFC NEWS

In typical UFC fashion, the world’s leading Mixed Martial Arts Promotion is set to air in collaboration with FUEL TV the next installment of a pay-per-view countdown show on September 18. Dubbed “Countdown to UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” the show will take you deep inside the final weeks of preparation for both main event...

Aug 24, 2012 2:41 pm

Belcher Suffered Spinal Fracture Preparing For Belfort I MMA Quick Twit

  With all the recent confusion as to who will face Jon Jones for his Light Heavyweight title, several fighters have been left with different opponents in the wake of one of the most baffling stories in recent memory. One person left out in the cold during all this is middleweight fighter, Alan Belcher, who...

Aug 24, 2012 10:29 am

Jones Opens Up As Staggering -1500 Favorite Over Belfort | UFC NEWS

After one of the oddest days in MMA history, Jon Jones has been officially booked to face Vitor Belfort at UFC 152 this September. The vegas oddsmakers are on the booking and have set up odds for the proposed bout. In what has to be one of the most lopsided betting odds to date Jon...

Aug 22, 2012 11:47 am

Weidman Turned Down Belfort Fight In Hopes Of Silva Booking | UFC NEWS

“From what I am being told, it is a fight that the UFC would want to make happen. Now, it is just confusing. I don’t know what is going on. I am waiting to find out from Dana White. I didn’t take a couple of fights from people challenging me, like (Vitor) Belfort, so I...

Jul 25, 2012 4:51 pm

Belfort vs. Belcher Official For UFC 153 | UFC News

Rumored middleweight opponents Vitor Belfort (21-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) and Alan Belcher (18-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) are now officially set to fight at UFC 153. Belcher and Belfort will fight to determine who is in the high rankings of the middleweight division. A spectacular finish may even advance the winner to a number one contender...

Jul 25, 2012 7:23 am

Belcher vs. Belfort at UFC 153? Reports hinting yes | UFC News

Alan Belcher has become vocal recently about wanting a fight with UFC legend and middleweight contender Vitor Belfort. A recent Twitter war between the two may have sparked a tentative booking for UFC 153 in Rio. Belcher first hinted at the bout with a cryptic tweet. “My next fight will be the biggest of my...

Jul 24, 2012 11:58 am

QUICK TWITT | Weidman Not Interested In Facing Belfort | UFC NEWS

Earlier today we put out a quote from Vitor Belfort making the call to face UFC middleweight top contender Chris Weidman. Chris has answered “The Phenom” via his official twitter account and is apparently not interested in a showdown with the MMA legend. Thoughts?

Jul 24, 2012 6:56 am

Belfort Wants Weidman In Brazil I UFC News

  Today, via Twitter, Vitor Belfort has stated that he has personally asked Joe Silva for a fight with Chris Weidman for the next shot at the middleweight crown. Belfort claims that he believes Weidman is next in line but thinks that they should still fight just to clear up any argument as to who...

Jul 21, 2012 6:30 am

Team Belcher Looking For Weidman Or Belfort To Step Up | UFC NEWS

“We think Chris Weidman is the fight out there right now. If we could fight anybody, if we had our choice, Chris Weidman would be the guy. I think fans, media and everybody alike has Chris Weidman as the No. 1 contender at this point, and after he beat Mark Munoz I think everybody has...

Jun 26, 2012 3:56 pm

Belfort Interested In Bout With Bisping And/Or Jon Jones I UFC News

By Ryan Busuttil If you ask Vitor Belfort about who he wants to fight next, he’ll tell you that he wants whoever will get him on a fast track to a title. That includes middleweight Michael Bisping and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. According to fightersonlymagazine.co.uk, the former #1 Middleweight Championship Contender does not...

Jun 4, 2012 7:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Rich Franklin Talks Replacing Vitor Against Silva, Le

Call him what you want but Rich Franklin is a company man. Initially scheduled to face Cung Le at UFC 148, Franklin now faces Wanderlei Silva in the main event of UFC 147 after Wanderlei’s opponent Vitor Belfort was injured. Rich has stepped up and filled spots before, but his fight with Le was to...

May 12, 2012 10:11 am

Wanderlei Talks Retirement & What An Easy Target Vitor Is

By Jamie McAllister Wanderlei Silva in an interview with SporTV.com Wanderlei comments on retirement. “How can I say it? I am in a situation… people want to see a show. I thought that I would do my last fight in Japan but then Germany, Australia and other countries came in asking me to make the...