1215 Search Results for vitor belfort

Dec 22, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: “I’m definitely not afraid to bang with Vitor”

On January 14th, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson meets Vitor Belfort in “The Phenom’s” backyard of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 142. When he was asked by MMAFightCorner.com about whether there was pressure of fighting a famed Brazilian in Brazil, Johnson seemed indifferent of the situation. “…like I approach every other fight. You know, he’s human,...

Nov 15, 2011 1:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Johnson: “It’s going to be fun fighting Vitor”

“I knocked out my opponent in one minute and nine seconds something like that [in my mma debut]. Vitor happened to be in the crowd, Shogun Rua was too. After the fight, Vitor gave me props and shook my hand. I never thought I’d be fighting a man who I shook hands with many years...

Nov 3, 2011 9:46 am

Get Ready for a “Rumble”, according to Johnson, he’s better than Vitor

“I feel just fine about the matchup. He can’t do nothing that I can’t do. Anything he thinks he can do, I think I can do better. I think it’s a pretty even matchup. He’s fast, I’m fast. He’s powerful, I’m powerful. It’s going to be a fight that really determines who’s the man at...

Nov 2, 2011 8:16 am

Sonnen to Belfort: "I Will Stomp You"

“Listen, I’m gonna go fight whether it’s him or it’s someone else, I’m not gonna hold back. I fight them all. I am the middleweight champion and I take on all comers and he’s an impostor. The clear distinction between the tru champion and that bum is that. I’ll fight ‘em all. I don’t care...

Sep 28, 2011 4:30 am

Belfort eyes December Return, wants Chael Sonnen Bout

“I just don’t want to step in the octagon not (being) 100 percent. I see a lot of guys stepping in there just to make money. I’m not there just to make money. I’m there to win. I’m there to accomplish (something). I’m there for the belt, to make history. I want to fight to...

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...

Feb 2, 2016 8:25 am

Tim Kennedy getting deployed, wants fight with Anderson Silva after

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial 3rd round TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 back in 2014, however at the end of last year Kennedy announced that he would be returning to the Octagon, and gunning for PED users and TRT abusers. While Kennedy was initially lobbying for a fight with Vitor...

Jan 29, 2016 1:54 pm

Report: Machida vs. Henderson II set for UFC on FOX 19

The UFC is reportedly booking a highly anticipated rematch that will see two legends of the sport collide as Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson will reportedly fight at UFC on FOX 19 on April 16th. Machida and Henderson fought back at UFC 157 where Machida was awarded a split decision win. Henderson is coming off...

Jan 26, 2016 8:24 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg bringing in star trainer to learn secret moves?

No matter how much time passes, actor and martial artist Steven Seagal never fades too far away from the MMA spotlight. When Anderson Silva knocked out Vitor Belfort with a front kick back in 2011, it was Seagal who took credit for teaching Silva the kick. Going into Daniel Cormier’s UFC 182 title fight with...

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...