1492 Search Results for vitor belfort

Sep 21, 2011 9:29 am

Belfort Injured, Off UFC 139 Card, Cung Le Now Faces Wanderlei Silva

Vitor Belfort has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appearance in San Jose against former Strikeforce champion Cung Le, due to an injury. No specific details were given on the extent of the injury or the recovery time. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San...

Sep 12, 2011 8:11 am

Cung Le: Belfort is dangerous but so am I

“I’ll be in San Jose for UFC 139 and I’m fighting Vitor Belfort. I’m very excited and honored to be a part of the UFC. I want to thank Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta for the opportunity and I’m going to fight my heart out. What Vitor says doesn’t bother me. He can talk all...

Jul 19, 2017 1:40 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 113 – The return of Jon Jones

The UFC rankings have been updated following the UFC Fight Night 113 event that took place over the weekend. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ suspension is now up and has been placed back on the rankings as the #1 light heavyweight contender. Jones is set to face champion Daniel Cormier in the main...

Jul 19, 2017 11:26 am

Kelvin Gastelum plans to call for title fight with win over Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum has been on a tear recently. After dropping a split decision to Neil Magny at the TUF Latin America 2 Finale, Gastelum bounced back by picking up a unanimous decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 200. Following that, Gastelum returned to middleweight and picked up a 3rd round TKO win...

Jul 18, 2017 10:09 am

VIDEO | UFC Long Island: Road to the Octagon – Full Episode

This Saturday, the UFC will debut in Long Island, New York with the exciting, 13-fight UFC Long Island card. This card will be headlined by a key middleweight scrap between struggling former champion Chris Weidman and surging contender Kelvin Gastelum. Weidman will enter this fight having been stopped in his last three Octagon appearances, first...

Jul 14, 2017 7:29 pm

Bellator announces two key fights including the debut of Gegard Mousasi

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and perennial middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi will make his Bellator MMA debut this October. Bellator officials broke the news during tonight’s broadcast on Spike TV stating that Gegard Mousasi (42-6-2 MMA) will make is promotional debut against former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko (56-9 MMA) on October 20 live from...

Jul 13, 2017 11:40 am

Rich Franklin explains why he’s not interested in a legends league

Earlier this month, in an interview with MMAJunkie Radio, former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin suggested he might consider ending his retirement if the right bout was offered to him. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, Franklin elaborated on these comments, explaining that while they were blown a little out of proportion, he...

Jul 10, 2017 10:43 am

BREAKING| Gegard Mousasi confirms he’s signed with Bellator, shares details of deal

Earlier this morning, reports began to swirl that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had abandoned the UFC ship and signed with Bellator MMA. I’m hearing from a reliable source that Gegard Mousasi has signed with Bellator MMA. It’s one source but I’m trying to get confirmation now. —...

Jul 9, 2017 3:37 pm

Jon Jones plays tweet and delete, takes a major shot at Daniel Cormier

Jon Jones plays tweet and delete, takes a major shot at Daniel Cormier Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will attempt to reclaim the title that he never actually lost when he squares off with current division champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California....

Jun 29, 2017 1:53 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 112 – lightweight division shaken up

The UFC rankings have been updated since UFC Fight Night 112 took place in Oklahoma City on Sunday night. In the main event of the evening, Kevin Lee scored a controversial submission win over Michael Chiesa. Referee Mario Yamasaki called an end to the fight before Chiesa tapped, perhaps thinking that Chiesa was choked unconscious....

Jun 29, 2017 11:21 am

Wanderlei Silva now calls for Chael Sonnen rematch in Brazil

This past weekend on the inaugural Bellator MMA pay-per view event, former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva stepped into the cage against former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen for a highly anticipated showdown four years in the making. The pair coached opposite against one another on TUF Brazil, and were scheduled to fight in 2013....

Jun 21, 2017 8:47 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza relocates to Florida, gives timeframe for Octagon return

Back in April, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza put his status as one of the top middleweight contenders on the line against the young Robert Whitaker. Unfortunately, this bet didn’t pay off for Jacare, as he wilted under a storm of second-round strikes. Now several months removed from this loss, Jacare is seeking a change of scenery....

Jun 13, 2017 2:19 pm

Wanderlei Silva explains why he no-showed Bellator press conference

This past week, MMA legend Wanderlei Silva no-showed a press conference ahead of his ‘Bellator NYC’ grudge match with Chael Sonnen on June 24th. While Bellator was quick to put out the fire for ‘The Axe Murderer’ claiming that he was ill, Silva himself has now shed light on why he decided to skip out...

Jun 11, 2017 6:30 am

Pros react to Mark Hunt’s TKO defeat of Derrick Lewis, Lewis’ possible retirement

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 110, streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis stepped into the cage with a verifiable MMA legend in Mark Hunt. Lewis’ goal was to extend his win-streak to a division-best seven-straight, and just maybe, earn himself the next crack at UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic. Regrettably for...

Jun 8, 2017 6:03 am

UFC rankings update: Max Holloway rockets up the pound-for-pound list

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 212, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped onto the canvas with undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo in a compelling featherweight title unification fight. As many expected, it was an interesting battle from the opening bell. The fight began with Aldo efficiently navigating his Hawaiian foe’s substantial...

Jun 7, 2017 7:39 am

Hector Lombard targeted for August return to the Octagon

On August 19, on a to-be-announced card that is expected to occur in Seattle, Washington, former Bellator middleweight king and one-time welterweight contender Hector Lombard will step back into the Octagon in what looks like a make or break fight. His opponent will not be Vitor Belfort as he previously called for, but towering middleweight...

Jun 6, 2017 9:03 am

UFC 212 medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in to what proved to be a spectacular event, headlined by a thrilling main event scrap between Max Holloway and Jose Aldo. While Aldo settled into a rhythm quickly, and landed early on in the fight, it was Holloway who came alive in the second and third rounds, ultimately...

Jun 4, 2017 3:31 pm

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC 212: Aldo and Holloway net $40K

Last night, the UFC made a triumphant return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with UFC 212, an exciting 12-fight card. In the main event, Hawaii’s  Max Holloway sent a shockwave through the featherweight division, braving a bit of early adversity to defeat formerly dominant champion Jose Aldo by third-round TKO. With this win, Aldo claimed...

Jun 3, 2017 3:31 pm

UFC 212 Live Results

UFC 212 Live Results Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 212 pay-per-view fight card in Brazil? BJPENN.com has you covered. Stay glued to our page for up to the minute live results as well as full fight recaps. Tonight’s UFC 212 event is headlined by a featherweight title fight unification bout featuring current champ Jose Aldo...

Jun 2, 2017 1:46 pm

VIDEO | More pros predict UFC 212 Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway winner

UFC 212 is just a day away from taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On Saturday, June 4, Brazil’s UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be taking on interim champion Max Holloway in a title unification bout to establish the king of the UFC’s 145-pound division. The co-main event will feature top-ranked UFC women’s...

Jun 1, 2017 1:34 pm

VIDEO | UFC 212 Embedded Episode 4: Yancy Medeiros brings his aloha to Brazil

UFC 212 is just days away as the promotion returns to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, June 3. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight in front of his home country as he takes on interim champion Max Holloway in the main event title unification bout. Holloway is joined by fellow Hawaiian Yancy Medeiros...

May 30, 2017 2:07 pm

UFC 212: Aldo vs Holloway live stream results and updates

Unable to catch the UFC 212 event taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, June 3? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live stream results and updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for full fight recaps from the event. UFC 212 is headlined by UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo...

May 30, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | UFC 212 Embedded Episode 2 – Jose Aldo showing improved speed and power

UFC 212 fight week is here as the UFC returns to Brazil this Saturday. Undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight in front of his fellow-Brazilians in Rio de Janeiro. Aldo meets the interim UFC featherweight champion, Max Holloway in a main event title unification bout. In the co-main event of the evening, #1...

May 30, 2017 1:52 pm

UFC 212 – Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway: Official Fight Card and Start Time

The UFC 212 pay-per-view event takes place this Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the main event of the evening, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will take on interim champion Max Holloway in a title unification bout. Top-ranked women’s strawweight contenders Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz will look to prove themselves worthy of another...

May 27, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi once again gets the Thug Life treatment

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi once again gets the Thug Life treatment Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi is currently the most coveted free agent fighter in all of mixed martial arts. Mousasi is riding a very impressive five-fight win streak which includes two stoppage wins over former UFC champions. Gegard’s most recent win came...