1287 Search Results for vitor belfort

Jan 25, 2016 1:07 pm

Matt Brown and Demian Maia set to fight at UFC Fight Night in Brazil

UFC senior vice president Giovani Decker released news of an exciting welterweight match between two of the division’s top competitors. Matt Brown and Demian Maia are set to fight in Brazil at the UFC Fight Night event on May 14. Also scheduled on the Fight Night event in Brazil is a bout between two of...

Jan 13, 2016 5:30 pm

What in the world is going on with the UFC middleweight division?

If there was a better time for a middleweight in the UFC to have a break-through year to get into the top five, this would be it. The middleweight top 10 is a brutal bunch of battled-tested warriors. Who from the bottom half of the division will rise to the ranks and take a crack...

Jan 12, 2016 7:47 am

Weidman calls for immediate rematch against Rockhold

Back in the co-main event of UFC 194, Luke Rockhold put on a spectacular performance against Chris Weidman en route to a 4th round TKO win to claim the UFC middleweight championship. While the win was certainly a dominant one for Rockhold, former champion Chris Weidman knows he can do better than he showed, and...

Jan 8, 2016 11:26 am

List of fighters most tested by USADA in 2015

In the new era of random drug testing, fighters truly have no clue when their doors will be knocked on to give a random sample for drug testing. Understandably, high-profile fighters and champions have been the most tested under the new policy. While the general consensus is that the random drug testing is good for...


Jan 7, 2016 3:31 pm

Rockhold teases Weidman rematch: “He’s been harassing Dana”

Luke Rockhold has yet to figure out who he will be facing in his first middleweight title defense. While Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza at UFC 194 to become the #1 contender at middleweight, many want to see Chris Weidman given an immediate rematch given his dominance as a champion. Rockhold spoke to Fox Sports...

Jan 6, 2016 7:50 am

Rockhold “disappointed” in performance against Weidman

Yes you read that headline correct. While Luke Rockhold may have defeated Chris Weidman via 4th round TKO at UFC 194 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, that doesn’t mean that Rockhold was pleased with his performance. He spoke to MMAJunkie to explain: “I was disappointed in the way I did it. I can do...

Jan 5, 2016 3:11 pm

Luke Rockhold gives ideal timetable for first title defense

Since Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman at UFC 194 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, there has been much talk as to when his first title defense would be, and who it would be against. While some want to see a rematch between Weidman and Rockhold, Yoel Romero’s UFC 194 win over Jacare Souza put...

Jan 5, 2016 10:02 am

Pic This: Champ Luke Rockhold Congratulates Fellow champ after UFC 195

Luke Rockhold was backstage to congratulate middleweight champ Robbie Lawler after his performance at UFC 195. While I was looking at this Twitter picture I realized one thing that could be a possibility depending on how Luke Rockhold fairs against former champ Chris Weidman on a rematch. Rockhold has granted Weidman a rematch but the...

Dec 23, 2015 6:14 am

Tim Kennedy forced to turn down Lyoto Machida fight

Last month Tim Kennedy revealed that he would be finally returning to the Octagon. With that being said, Kennedy didn’t give an opponent or date for his return, just that he would be coming back to fight PED users and TRT abusers. Now, according to MMAJunkie Kennedy has been forced to turn down a February...

Dec 18, 2015 8:14 am

WATCH NOW! Glory champion nearly finishes Michael Johnson

This clip may be an older one, but it’s still extremely interesting. Glory Kickboxing welterweight champion Nieky Holzken visited the Blackzilians gym earlier this year to share some knowledge. He taught former UFC champion Vitor Belfort some things, and sparred with UFC lightweight Michael Johnson, nearly finishing Johnson. Check out the clip above!

Nov 23, 2015 3:24 pm

Michael Bisping explains wanting the fight with Anderson Silva once again

Michael Bisping can’t seem to make up his mind. “The Count” went from campaigning for a chance to fight former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, to saying he would never fight him with his previous positive tests for steroids, to now wanting to fight “The Spider” once again. Bisping has gone on a whirlwind with...

Nov 22, 2015 2:11 pm

Stop Drop and Watch! Luke Rockhold: Compilation Video

By Joe “JD” David Luke Rockhold fighting out of San Jose, CA at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) is weeks away from competing for a middleweight championship belt. Rockhold has a record of (14-2 MMA 4-1 UFC) His most recent test was with former champion Lyoto “The Dragon Machida on a UFC on FOX headliner. Riding...

Nov 20, 2015 7:50 am

USADA performs 25 more random drug screenings

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has performed 25 more random drug screenings in an effort to clean up the sport. 21 fighters were randomly drug screened for a total of 25 drug tests. Dan Henderson is now tied with Ronda Rousey as the most tested fighter. The complete list is below, courtesy of MMAJunkie: Ryan Bader...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Nov 13, 2015 7:46 am

Henderson teases big announcement on Saturday

Dan Henderson is fresh off of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ TKO loss to Vitor Belfort, but that hasn’t stopped the former Pride FC champion from teasing a major announcement. While many, including Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier, are calling for Hendo’s retirement, he assured fans that the announcement on Saturday would have nothing...

Nov 12, 2015 7:51 pm

Cormier and Florian push for Henderson to retire

Dan Henderson is fresh off a TKO loss to Vitor Belfort this past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ and while the loss was a controversial one, at 45 years old many believe it is time for Hendo to retire. Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier discussed the situation on UFC Tonight. Florian pointed to...

Nov 10, 2015 8:51 pm

Bellator 145 beats ‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’ in viewership

Friday night Bellator MMA broadcasted live from St. Louis Missouri. Bellator 145 was headlined by 2 title fights on Spike TV, whereas UFC: Fight Night Sao Paulo featured a trilogy bout between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson. The totals are in, and according to MMAFighting Bellator 145 beat out UFC FN: Sao Paulo. Bellator averaged...

Nov 10, 2015 11:52 am

Ronaldo and his Brazilian agency part ways with UFC over ‘unfair’ treatment of fighters

Soccer icon Ronaldo Nazario de Lima and his 9ine Sports & Entertainment company have announced that they will no longer be working with the UFC due to “arbitrarily” changing its sponsorship funding rules and fighter remuneration. The marketing company that the retired soccer star is President of, spent the last few years building up stars...

Nov 10, 2015 9:07 am

‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’ medical suspensions

This past Saturday MMA fans saw an action packed night of fights from Sao Paulo Brazil headlined by Vitor Belfort’s TKO win over Dan Henderson. As always, fighters sustain injuries and are forced to sit on the sidelines. MMAFighting has the full list of medical suspensions from the CABMMA (Brazilian Commission). Matheus Nicolau: Suspended 14...

Nov 8, 2015 5:04 am

REPLAY! UFC Fight Night 77 Post Fight Press Conference (Full)

Vitor Belfort returned to form last night at “UFC Fight Night 77” in front of his home-country crowd of Brazil! Unfortunately for many, he knocked out fan-favorite Dan Henderson in the opening round of action. The two UFC veterans clashed for a third time on Saturday night in a rubber match to decide their trilogy...

Nov 7, 2015 8:45 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Teixeira vs. Cummins

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ tonight, former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira faces Patrick Cummins. UFC commentator Joe Rogan gives his breakdown of the bout above! In addition, see Rogan break down the main event bout between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson by clicking THIS LINK.

Nov 5, 2015 10:20 pm

WATCH! ‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’ media day highlights

Ahead of Vitor Belfort & Dan Henderson’s trilogy fight on Saturday night, catch the highlights from the ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ media day above! The full fight card for the event is as follows: Main card – FS1 Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins Thomas Almeida vs. Anthony Birchak Alex...

Nov 3, 2015 12:07 pm

WATCH: Did Dan Henderson have to drop the H Bomb on a stranger in his hotel room

An uninvited guest welcomed Dan Henderson to his hotel room Had a visitor waiting in our room when we got back from dinner #hewantedthehbomb A video posted by Dan Henderson (@danhendo) on Nov 3, 2015 at 8:13am PST as the legendary MMA fighter is en route to UFC Fight Night 77, where he faces Vitor...

Nov 3, 2015 9:09 am

Tim Kennedy returning to MMA, gunning for PED & TRT users

There has been much speculation as to whether or not top ranked UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy would ever return to the UFC. Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 in September of 2014. Kennedy allegedly was sticking his fingers in Romero’s gloves at the end of the 2nd...

Nov 2, 2015 9:39 am

PHOTO | Dan Henderson on his way to Brazil for ‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’

Dan Henderson is gearing up to fight Vitor Belfort for the 3rd time this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’. Henderson posted a photo to Twitter showing himself on a plane, en route to Sao Paulo for a fight that has all the makings to be another classic! Hendo is coming off a TKO...

Oct 31, 2015 9:51 am

Weidman: “I’m trying to become the greatest of all time”

Chris Weidman gave critics a warning after his 1st round TKO win over Vitor Belfort, ‘join the team before it’s too late.’ Now, Weidman has revealed that not only does he have his sights set on going down as the greatest middleweight of all time after already defeating numerous MMA legends, but he wants to...

Oct 31, 2015 9:05 am

‘His head is still spinning from when I knocked him out’

Luke Rockhold recently put former UFC champion Vitor Belfort on blast, saying that Belfort takes cheating to a whole new level. ‘The Phenom’ certainly didn’t take too well to those comments, and while talking on Inside MMA about his career and TRT usage, he was asked about Rockhold’s comments. “I think his head is still...