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Oct 23, 2014 1:04 pm

Nevada Won’t Be Testing Vitor Belfort Ahead Of Weidman Bout

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will not be putting Vitor Belfort under their random drug testing protocol ahead of his upcoming bout against Chris Weidman. While “The Phenom” was originally expected to have the microscope on him, an injury to Chris Weidman has forced the duo out of Nevada’s reach. Ariel Helwani reported: (Via MMAFighting.com)...

Oct 21, 2014 1:51 pm

Coach: Vitor Belfort Looks Brilliant Post-TRT

“[Belfort’s] doing brilliantly right now. He’s ready. He could fight within four weeks if he had to. This is a man who makes sacrifices to be at his very best. I love the fact that he’s off the TRT program just to get that out of his conversation, but the diet, the meal plan, it...

Oct 13, 2014 9:40 am

Vitor Belfort Calls For Interim Title Belt Again

Vitor Belfort was scheduled to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181, but after the champ was forced to postpone the bout due to a fractured hand, and unable to train for 6 weeks, Belfort began calling for an interim belt. He spoke to MMAFighting to again reiterate his belief that the UFC should have an...

Oct 13, 2014 9:26 am

Vitor Belfort Plans To ‘Surprise’ Opponents Who Doubt Him

Vitor Belfort hasn’t fought in the Octagon since November of 2013, when he knocked out Dan Henderson with a head kick in the 1st round of their UFC Fight Night main event bout. Some time following the win, TRT was banned, leaving many to question if Vitor would be able to perform at the same...


Oct 6, 2014 5:37 pm

Vitor Belfort Training For Weidman Fight

Vitor Belfort and Chris Weidman were originally scheduled to fight at UFC 181, however after Weidman fractured his hand, the bout was postponed to a later date, potentially in February. That hasn’t stopped Belfort from hitting the gym in preparation for the bout. Check out the video of the challenger shadowboxing: Loading Todo treino é...

Sep 29, 2014 5:03 am

Jacare Souza Content With Sitting Out, Hopes To Replace Vitor Belfort

Jacare Souza is coming off a dominant performance against Gegard Mousasi earlier this month. After the bout many were calling for Jacare to get a title shot, however UFC President Dana White stated that Jacare would most likely need to win one more fight before getting a title shot. Jacare’s manager has a different plan...

Sep 11, 2014 5:04 pm

PHOTO | Vitor Belfort’s “Ready”

With the growing fascination surrounding Vitor Belfort off TRT, we thought we’d post the latest from “The Phenom”, as he prepares for December’s UFC middleweight title fight against Chris Weidman.

Aug 26, 2014 11:53 am

Rockhold Blasts Fans Who Support Fighters Like Vitor Belfort

“I’m not a cheater and Vitor has been caught multiple times so I’ve got no respect for him.” “His fans that want to say that I’m bitching, well I’m not complaining because I lost. I think the loss is the best thing that ever happened to me. It is what it is, but it’s the...

Aug 12, 2014 9:03 am

Rockhold Slams “Old, Chicken Neck” Vitor Belfort, Doesn’t Think He Has A Chance

Despite being on the wrong end of a vicious wheel kick KO, Luke Rockhold still has been calling out Vitor Belfort and stating that he doesn’t stand a chance against Chris Weidman when the two are set to meeet in December. “That’s a perfect world right there,” Rockhold told Submission Radio. “It would be awesome...

Aug 9, 2014 7:26 am

Vitor Belfort: ‘Fear Makes Insecure Men Talk Crap’

Following the ban on TRT, Vitor Belfort detractors have come out of the woodwork to discredit him in any manner they can. Now, in a recent instagram post, ‘The Phenom’ puts up a passive message to those who “talk crap.” The Caption Reads, “With me there are no hidden agendas. Everything straight up front and...

Jul 31, 2014 6:25 pm

Chris Weidman Wants To Finish The Best Ever Vitor Belfort

  “I respect him as a fighter. I’m going in there ready for an absolute war and ready for the best Vitor we’ve ever seen. I can’t afford to have any lack of respect when it comes to fighting. That being said, I’m going in there to get a finish. If I don’t get a...

Jul 28, 2014 7:44 am

Vitor Belfort Charging Camera While Screaming And Flexing

UFC Middleweight Vitor Belfort posted the following slightly bizarre video on his official Instagram this past week. In the video Belfort can be seen shirtless in his fight shorts flexing, before yelling and charging at the camera. See for yourself:

Jul 25, 2014 12:22 pm

Vitor Belfort Opens As 4-1 Underdog To Chris Weidman

Much to the surprise of many, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was able to retain a license to fight Chris Weidman in Las Vegas, Nevada this December. Now, for the first time in a long time, the Brazilian KO artist is the betting underdog heading into the bout.

Jul 24, 2014 6:42 pm

REPLAY! NSAC Hearing: Vitor Belfort Licensing

Watch Vitor Belfort’s appearance in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission at a hearing on July 23 to apply for a fighting license in Las Vegas. The committee voted unanimously in Belfort’s favor.

Jul 24, 2014 6:21 pm

Vitor Belfort Issues Statement Following Successful NSAC Hearing

“In my hands lincença approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. My training has never been based on the law of least effort and my awards and achievements are the result of a job that few can do and still rare for supporting for many years. The journey that I have as a fighter not...

Jul 23, 2014 7:45 pm

UFC Fighters React To Chael Sonnen And Vitor Belfort NSAC Verdicts

  Two important things happened today in the State of Nevada. Vitor Belfort got his license to fight Chris Weidman, and Chael Sonnen received a two-year suspension and what amounts to a bunch of community service in the fight to stop PED use. As usual, the MMA world took to twitter with reactions. Check it:...

Jul 23, 2014 11:08 am

NSAC Grants Vitor Belfort A License To Fight Weidman In December

Just moments ago in Las Vegas, Nevada, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was granted a license to fight Chris Weidman on December 6 in Las Vegas. Prior to today’s NSAC hearing it was unknown if Vitor could overcome failed drug tests and a ban on TRT to return to action and get his promised UFC title...

Jul 18, 2014 6:42 pm

White Wants Vitor Belfort vs. Chris Weidman To Go Down In Brazil

“We want to make that fight happen. That’s the next fight. That fight should’ve already happened before the Machida. That’s the fight we want to do and that’s the fight that Chris Weidman wants. It doesn’t have to take place in Nevada. That fight would be big in Brazil, too. I would do it Brazil....

Jul 11, 2014 8:54 am

Weidman Coach Says Vitor Belfort ‘Living In A Different Universe’

Ray Longo, Chris Weidman’s head coach, is a believer in his champ, calling him ‘The Legend Killer’ in a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com. Longo also believes that there are only three obvious threats to Weidman’s current title reign, and broke those guys down as follows: “I think the three top guys would probably be Souza,...

Jul 10, 2014 6:39 am

Luke Rockhold Wants Vitor Belfort Rematch or Title Shot

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold has been cleared to train after a toe injury suffered in his most recent win, which came against Tim Boetsch, according to UFC Tonight. Rockhold, who has pulled off two wins in a row after his UFC debut loss to Vitor Belfort, already knows exactly what he wants next. Rockhold told...