Archive: Vitor Belfort

May 17, 2013 10:27 am

Anderson Silva: “I Don’t Like to Fight Brazilians”

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva explained his dislike for fighting fellow Brazilians in an interview with Fuel TV’s Karyn Bryant.   Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) has been vocal about his aversion to fighting Brazilians before, with open refusal to fight his teammates.  Though he has fought at 205 lbs, he has stated he will...

May 17, 2013 9:51 am

VIDEO | UFC On FX 8 Press Conference Highlights

Yesterday’s UFC on FX 8 press conference was riddled with technical difficulties, so if you missed it, here are some of the most notable quotes and highlights from the event.

May 16, 2013 7:44 pm

Luke Rockhold: Vitor Needs TRT Because He Is Lacking Something

Former Strikeforce middleweight kingpin Luke Rockhold has remained very vocal on his opinion surrounding the highly controversial issue of Testerone Replacement Therapy, a treatment that his opponent at UFC on FX 8 this weekend has such an exemption for. Since the Therapeutic Use Exemption was enacted last year, several fighters have gone public with their...

May 16, 2013 12:12 pm

VIDEO | Ellenberger Picks Belfort Over Rockhold

From our good friend Rick J Lee: Jake Ellenberger Breaks down a middleweight bout between the MMA veteran Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion and promotional newcomer Luke Rockhold

May 16, 2013 10:07 am

PHOTO | Belfort & Rockhold Staredown At Today’s Press Conference

If you missed today’s UFC on FX 8 pre-fight press-conference, it’s probably because it took place at 7:30am PT. Kind of early on the west coast for fight business. It was however culminated with an intense staredown between the two main event fighters, Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold. We will post the full replay for...

May 15, 2013 8:30 am

The UFC returns to Toronto on September 21 for UFC 165

UFC officials announced Tuesday night that the organziation will return to Toronto in September for a pay-per-view event that will serve as UFC 165. UFC 165 will mark the fourth event held in Toronto, the most recent being UFC 152 which took place at the Air Canada Centre on September 22, 2012. UFC 152 was...

May 11, 2013 12:30 pm

Vitor Belfort Next Best Thing To Anderson Silva Proclaims Rockhold

The American Kickboxing Academy is in the midst of a phenomenal run. Josh Thomson recently took out a top lightweight contender and former title challenger with relative ease. Daniel Cormier reeled off an impressive UD victory over a two-time former champion and of course, there is Cain Velasquez, who recently exacted vengeance over the only...

May 9, 2013 12:52 pm

MUST SEE VIDEO: Vitor Belfort RVCA Advocate


May 7, 2013 9:01 am

Belfort Defends TRT Use: ‘Skills not TRT win fights’

“I think he’s wrong, but, what are you going to say? People say what they want to say. He doesn’t know me so I don’t know how he could say that. But, we’ll see. I don’t describe, you cannot judge. I think it’s too arrogant to say you’re more of a man. I don’t know...

May 2, 2013 9:30 am

Beflort: “I Deserve A Title Shot”

“Let me be clear, I am not looking for a rematch with anyone. What I want is the belt. It doesn’t matter who has it. I feel that I am starting my career right now. I feel young enough to keep fighting for a bunch more fights. I have been fighting and winning all the...

Apr 30, 2013 8:51 am

Luke Rockhold: “I’m more of a man” Than Vitor Belfort

“I think my advantages is everywhere really. Vitor will always have fast hands, he has good power, but I pose a lot of problems myself. I’m a longer fighter, I have better kicks than him. I believe my advantages are on the ground, in wrestling, in the distance in the stand up. I have plenty...

Apr 22, 2013 10:04 am

Benoist Out, Prazeres in against Paulo Thiago at UFC on FX 8

With less than one month to his 10th appearance inside the UFC’s Octagon, Paulo Thiago has been forced to prepare for a different opponent. Lance Benoist, his original foe, has withdrawn from the bout with an undisclosed injury, being replaced by newcomer Michel “Trator” dos Prazeres at UFC on FX 8, as first reported by...

Apr 13, 2013 11:18 am

Belcher: Belfort Cannot Win Big Fights Without TRT Use

“The Talent” Alan Belcher has been making waves in the media while leading up to his showdown with Michael Bisping at UFC 159. In his latest interview he not only does his best to promote his fight, but he also takes some jabs at a legend of the sport, Vitor Belfort. Belfort was forced to...

Mar 15, 2013 8:10 pm

Jussier Formiga vs. Chris Cariaso Added to UFC on FX 8 | UFC NEWS

The UFC has added a flyweight fight between Jussier Formiga and Chris Cariaso to the UFC on FX 8 card slated for May 18 in Brazil.  The UFC has not officially announced the match up, but broke the news earlier today.   Formiga (14-2), who until recently went under the name of Jussier Da...

Mar 8, 2013 9:55 am

Michael Bisping lands 2-year analyst deal with FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

FUEL TV wants more of “The Count.” Michael Bisping (23-5) has recently been added as an analyst for FUEL TV. They landed a deal with the middleweight Ultimate Fighting Championship star – who is known to say exactly how he feels – to be an analyst on the weigh-in shows, pre and post fight shows....

Mar 4, 2013 1:12 pm

C.B. Dollaway vs. Cezar Ferreira added to UFC on FX 8 in Brazil | UFC News

It was announced today that a middleweight bout between Cezar “Mutant” Ferreira (5-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and C.B. Dollaway (13-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FX 8 card set for May. Ferreira most recently won “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” in 2012, where he scored a decision victory over Sergio Moraes...

Mar 1, 2013 10:43 am

Wanderlei Silva: Don’t Doubt his Chin | Editorial | UFC News

  Saturday night (Sunday, noon in Japan), Wanderlei Silva takes on the heavy-handed former Marine, Brian Stann in the same arena that former Pride middleweight champion, Silva, made a name for himself, Saitama Super Arena. The two are expected to exchange heavy shots and from most media predictions, you will find that an all out...

Feb 18, 2013 10:33 am

Dana’s 180: Thinks Fighters Are Cheating With TRT | UFC NEWS

It’s not uncommon for fighters in the UFC to use TRT; the athletic commission even gives the ok for some fighters to use it. It’s been called sports science, it’s not illegal like steroids or other performance enhancers are. It’s not only the UFC or MMA that the athletes use TRT even; it’s just the...

Feb 15, 2013 3:58 pm

Vitor Belfort Cleared to use TRT again in Brazil | UFC NEWS

If Vitor Belfort wants to submit himself to TRT therapy once again for his upcoming fight in Brazil, he has received the green light for it by the Brazilian Athletic Comission (CABMMA), as reported by TATAME.  “The Phenom” has agreed to fight former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold on the main event of UFC on FX 8, in...

Feb 14, 2013 9:59 am

Dana White Confirms Luke Rockhold vs Vitor Belfort UFC Brazil | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White confirmed that plans are in place for Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold yesterday while in London. A date and venue have not been confirmed yet, but it will likely take place during the second quarter of 2013. The fight will headline a major event in Brazil, and the winner will most...