Archive: Vitor Belfort

Nov 9, 2013 5:52 pm

UFC Fight Night 32 Results: LaFlare Defeats Ponzinibbio By Way of Unanimous Decision

RYAN LAFLARE VS. SANTIAGO PONZINIBBIO Ryan LaFlare did a great job in the first round countering Ponzinibbio’s leg kicks with takedowns. It happened a number of times in the first round and it gave a lot of “offensive time” to LaFlare. LaFlare was constantly working for transitions and submissions so he was never in danger...

Nov 9, 2013 5:17 pm

UFC Fight Night 32 Results: Stephens KOs Jason In Opening Minute of Fight

Taking the fighter’s records into consideration, nobody expected this fight to make it to a judge’s decision. Most did, however, expect it to take longer than 40 seconds. In a fight that didn’t leave the first minute— let alone the first round, both Stephens and Jason looked confident in their striking. Jason threw a flying...

Nov 9, 2013 11:38 am

Watch Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 32 Post-Fight Presser Live on BJPENN.COM

Immediately following tonight’s UFC Fight Night 32 main event, viewers are invited to BJPENN.COM to join us for our live broadcast of the night’s post-fight, media only, press-conference. Expected to kick-off around 8:30 p.m. PT, tonight’s winners and stand-out performers will be in attendance to discuss their bouts and field questions from the media in...

Nov 9, 2013 11:37 am

FREE STREAM | ‘UFC Fight Night 32’ Prelim Fights Live On BJPENN.COM

Live from Brazil, BJPENN.COM brings you tonight’s UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson Preliminary card stream for free right here in this very thread. The action kicks off at 2:30 p.m. PT / 5:30 p.m. ET so join us and watch a stellar five-fight prelim card for free. Already miss some of the action?...

Nov 9, 2013 11:10 am

Vitor Belfort Promises To Give His Best Tonight Against Dan Henderson

Two UFC greats collide for a second time when former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort faces PRIDE two-division titleholder Dan Henderson tonight in Brazil. In 2006, these two superstars met for the first time, with Henderson turning back the challenge of Belfort. Now, seven years later, it’s a pivotal meeting of two...

Nov 9, 2013 11:04 am

In Rematch Dan Henderson Wants Finish Over Belfort

  Tonight Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort headline UFC’s Fight Night 32 on Fox Sports 1. The two legends have a history through combat and Dan Henderson is looking to not only repeat his past success against Vitor but build off it, this time with a finish. Earlier this week ‘Hendo’ talked to the media...

Nov 8, 2013 11:07 am

Vitor Belfort: ‘I don’t care what people think or say’

“I deserve it (the title shot). I want the winner[of Silva vs. Weidman II]. I don’t care what people think, talk or say. It doesn’t take my focus away. I do want to fight for and win the UFC title, but I don’t need to keep talking about it over and over. The critics are...

Nov 8, 2013 11:05 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 32 Weigh-ins (Full Replay)

If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live streaming of today’s UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson’ weigh-ins, here is the uncut, unedited replay to watch at your own convenience. Today’s event took place from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil.

Nov 8, 2013 10:48 am

‘UFC Fight Night 32’ Official Weigh-in Results

Today’s official ‘UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson’ weigh-ins took place from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. All fighters made their contracted weight for tomorrow’s event and both main event fighters came in slightly under the 206 pound limit for their light-heavyweight contest. The official weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD:...

Nov 6, 2013 7:05 am

Dana White: Vitor Belfort still No. 1 contender, but must beat Hendo to keep status

It’s safe to say that Dana White and Vitor Belfort don’t exactly see eye to eye on most things, but, the one thing the pair can agree on is that “The Phenom” is the middleweight division’s No. 1 contender. The UFC president repeated that sentiment on Tuesday, stating on a conference call that Belfort “definitely”...

Nov 5, 2013 8:21 am

Hendo Feels Pressure To Win But Won’t Retire With Loss To Belfort

By Evan Stoumbelis MMA and UFC legends Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort will square off for the second time this Saturday. However this time it will be under the UFC banner, the last time these two warriors met was back in 2006 at Pride 32 where Dan Henderson won via unanimous decision. News surfaced this...

Nov 1, 2013 9:39 am

Vitor Belfort would stop TRT for a title shot if necessary

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC) has been under a lot of scrutiny for his use of TRT (Testosterone replacement therapy.) The 35-year-old former UFC champion, Belfort, has looked spectacular in his past two octagon appearances, earning headkick knockout wins over perennial contenders Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold. Belfort recently stated that should...

Oct 31, 2013 12:42 pm

Vitor Belfort Wants To Keep Fighting Into His 40’s

“I believe in joy. When I step into the octagon and I don’t feel the pleasure and I don’t feel the adrenaline and the purpose, I think it will be time to stop. “I made a plan to go into my 40s, so that’s kind of the plan. So I like to plan things. I...

Oct 30, 2013 11:04 am

Sonnen Wants To Punch ‘Scary’ Vitor Belfort In The Face Repeatedly

“I’ve been trying to fight Vitor for a long time now. And I think Vitor is awesome. I think Vitor is probably the second scariest guy in the UFC right now, right under Jon Jones. But I think he’s beatable. I think I can beat him. And I really don’t care either way. I’m going...

Oct 27, 2013 11:29 am

Lyoto Machida Would Fight Anderson Silva For UFC Middleweight Title

Anderson Silva has always been adamant about not facing Lyoto Machida. “I’ve already said it, and I’ll say it again. Lyoto and myself— we are brothers. Jacare and myself we are friends— camp friends. So we have a code of honor amongst ourselves that we don’t fight against ourselves regardless of wins and losses, money...

Oct 26, 2013 2:35 pm

Dana White Likes Lyoto Machida vs. Vitor Belfort At Middleweight

Lyoto Machida needed all of three minutes to make a name for himself in the UFC Middleweight division. He may already have a title-contention fight lined up for him after such a successful 185 debut. After refusing to move down to the middleweight division due to his friend and training partner Anderson Silva reigning supreme...

Sep 26, 2013 12:09 pm

Vitor Belfort Planning On Five-Round Domination Of Hendo

“It’s going to be intense. I have 14 weeks until the fight, and preparation requires dedication and sacrifice. I’ll focus on winning the fight. I’m preparing myself for a five-round intense fight. That’s the way I predict the fight going.[The first fight] gives me more motivation. He’s a tough fighter, but I’ll be ready to...

Sep 24, 2013 7:20 am

Anderson Silva: I’m going to give back the knockout

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC) recently appeared as a guest on Ariel Helwani’s “The MMA Hour,” where he explained how he plans to defeat currrent champion Chris Weidman (10-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) at UFC 168 this December: “I (will) give back the knockout,” said Silva. “I’m working hard now. Chris is the...

Sep 6, 2013 2:22 pm

PHOTO | Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort Square Off In Brazil

Set to fight in the cage for the second time in their storied career, Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort recently squared off for Camera’s in Brazil while in town for last Wednesday’s Fight Night event. Dan Henderson walked away with the win in their first matchup. Will history repeat itself, or will Belfort get redemption?

Aug 30, 2013 12:09 pm

Dana White: Vitor Fight’s In Brazil At TV Networks Request Not So He Can Cheat

“(If) they have a big fight that’s going to be on Globo, they wanted Vitor. So if they want Vitor, they’re going to get Vitor. Whoever they say they want, I’m going to try to make it happen. The second most important media that we’re in business with is Globo. Vitor Belfort is not fighting...