Archive: Vitor Belfort

Aug 15, 2014 12:37 pm

PHOTO | Shirtless TRT-Free Vitor Appears

  Fight fans have been clamoring for Vitor Belfort updates since the ban on Testosterone Replacement Therapy. And while we see little of him, recent shots of Vitor show a slimmed down version of the 37 year-old beast we have grown accustomed to. Many point to his increased attention to a five-round middleweight bout as...

Aug 14, 2014 11:06 am

WWE Wants Sonnen If TNA Makes Him An Offer

With his career in prize-fighting on the shelf, and his gig at FOX out-the-door, Chael P. Sonnen finds himself in an interesting predicament. He’s got fans, charisma, value, and no place to use it. During a recent talk on the “Talk is Jericho” podcast, Chael broke down how his pro-wrestling negotiations are going. Check it:...

Aug 14, 2014 9:32 am

Teammate: ‘They should let Vitor use TRT against Weidman’

“It’s scary. He is in a world of trouble. I almost feel bad like they should let him use TRT for this fight because it’s going to get ugly. Chris is a huge 185lber. Vitor off the TRT looks like a 170lber. Vitor is a great guy, I just feel like he is in over...

Aug 13, 2014 7:04 pm

Sonnen: “I tried to game the system”

“I didn’t think I’d be tested for another 44 days.” “I was hit on a surprise test that was 44 days before a fight. Generally in our business we’re tested fight night, so whatever it is you’re doing or you’re not doing, you gotta show up clean on fight day. When I talk about being...

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 12, 2014 5:03 am

Belfort Disses Weidman, Says He’ll Only Strike “If He’s Crazy”

Yesterday Lyoto Machida stated that he believed Chris Weidman could stand and fight with Vitor Belfort, however Vitor has a different take. He believes if Weidman stands and strikes with him, he is foolish. He spoke to Ag. Fight: “He will fight standing against me only if he’s crazy. I’m ready to have a third...

Aug 11, 2014 9:18 am

Machida: Weidman Can Stand With Belfort

Lyoto Machida knows what it takes to fight Chris Weidman. The former UFC light heavyweight champion went the distance with Weidman last month at UFC 175, where the fight took place mostly standing up. Machida spoke with about Weidman’s upcoming fight against Vitor Belfort in December. “Weidman is ready to fight anywhere. If he...

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...

Aug 8, 2014 11:38 am

QUICK TWITT | Rockhold Calls No TRT Vitor “Laughable”

Taking a play out of Weidman’s book, Vitor Belfort antagonist, Luke Rockhold threw up a new side-by-side comparison of Vitor Belfort. Check it: Ha laughable RT @mik3m518: @LukeRockhold disgusting isn't it? — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) August 7, 2014

Aug 7, 2014 9:58 pm

Chris Weidman Throws Up Vitor Before And After TRT Pics

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman wanted to share with MMA fans what he believes to be a changing Vitor Belfort. The Caption Reads, “Hang on for a second is this what happens when you replace TRT with TNT?”

Aug 7, 2014 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen To Compete In Metamoris Despite NSAC Threats – Says Gangsters Always Back It Up

Chalk on up for ‘The Bad Guys’. Chael Sonnen will compete at this weekend’s Metamoris event, despite being threatened not to by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Chael Sonnen is currently serving a two-year ban from combat sports, however Grappling doesn’t fall under the commissions jurisdiction.   Sonnen himself took to twitter with an update: When a...

Aug 5, 2014 7:49 pm

Serra: Weidman Would Fight Belfort “On Or Off The Juice”

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a tall order ahead of him coming up in December, defend his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort. However this is nothing new for Weidman, who has been dubbed the ‘legend killer’. After knockout out Anderson Silva in 2013, Weidman went on to defend the belt against Anderson later...

Aug 4, 2014 10:50 am

Kennedy Slams Belfort: ‘90% Chance Broken Steroid Addict Doesn’t Fight Weidman’

Tim Kennedy has done it again. This time he took aim at Vitor Belfort and fired off some extremely harsh comments about Belfort’s colorful past that includes two failed drug tests. Belfort recently got licensed to fight Chris Weidman for the middleweight title in December, but it will be his first bout off TRT. Kennedy...

Aug 4, 2014 7:56 am

Bisping Believes Losses To Belfort, Sonnen And Silva Weren’t Clean

Michael Bisping has always been on the cusp of a title shot, but has never been able to win that one more fight and separate himself from the pack to earn a title shot. Bisping, who has hop scotched wins and losses going back to his win over Jason Mayhem Miller in 2011 is currently...

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 30, 2014 10:43 am

Vitor: ‘I’m Like An Animal, Fighting In Another Dimension’

“I’m like an animal. TRT doesn’t give you spinning kicks, uppercuts. You can put TRT in your body. Look all those guys that were on TRT, they didn’t have good performances. Why? That’s the question.” “I‘m fighting in another dimension. It’s not personal. It’s personal in the Octagon, but I just have to be better,...

Jul 30, 2014 5:04 am

Bisping: Sonnen Should Be Mad Over Belfort’s NSAC Hearing

UFC middleweight Michael Bisping is never at a loss for words, in this case he said what many fans are thinking. Chael Sonnen’s NSAC punishment was much more severe than Vitor Belfort’s. Check out this interview where Bisping talks about Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva, his upcoming fight with Cung Le, and the NSAC hearings...

Jul 28, 2014 5:18 pm

Belfort Talks In Third Person, Says “No More TRT, Now It’s TNT”

Vitor Belfort received his license to fight Chris Weidman for the UFC title in December last week, and is already looking forward to the bout, and to put his controversial past behind him. He spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to talk about how the TRT era is done, and now its time...

Jul 28, 2014 9:07 am

Rockhold Slams Belfort: ‘He’s Mutant Enough For The Next Expendables Movie’

UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold has been calling out several fighters lately, namely Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. Rockhold has particularly taken interest in calling out Vitor Belfort and taking shots at The Phenom’s colorful past which includes several failed drug tests, including a recent one which ended up seeing Belfort still get licensed to fight...

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 27, 2014 10:18 am

VItor: ‘Weidman has a lot of flaws in his game’

“(Chris Weidman) has a lot of flaws in his game. We’ll exploit them. I’ve been studying Weidman and I believe that you will see a nice fight. I’m ready for five rounds of Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling… This bout has been already very anticipated, I think it’ll be a great show.” “I’m as hungry...

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 6:47 pm

REPLAY! NSAC Hearing: Chael Sonnen Suspension

Watch as former UFC standout Chael Sonnen appears in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday, July 23 to talk about his two failed drug tests. Sonnen was handed a 2-year suspension.