Archive: Vitor Belfort

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: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 24, 2014 6:36 pm

Weidman: ‘Vitor’s the fight I wanted… Cheaters never prosper’

On the heels of his newly announced fight, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman decided to make things a little personal against his upcoming opponent, Vitor Belfort. Check it: Very happy Vitor got licensed and he'll be randomly drug tested by blood/urine. This is the fight I wanted! #cheatersneverprosper #ufc181 — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) July 23,...

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 24, 2014 6:36 am

Bisping: Rockhold’s a douche bag who hangs at pool parties with teenagers

UFC Middleweight Michael Bisping has never been one tread lightly when it came to fighters he didn’t fully respect. On last night’s episode of UFC Tonight, Bisping did not disappoint as the conversation moved to his buddy Luke Rockhold. Bisping also discussed his upcoming fight with Cung Le and the improvements that he wants to...

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 7:24 pm

Vitor Belfort’s Instant Reaction To Beating NSAC Case And Getting Fight License

UFC middleweight number one contender, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort’s career was in the balance today in Nevada. And while things could have went really wrong for the former UFC champion, the commission granted him a conditional license and he will now fight Chris Weidman on DEc. 6 in Las Vegas. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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 22, 2014 8:16 am

Chael Sonnen’s NSAC Hearing To Be Aired On UFC Fight Pass

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen retired from MMA competition last month after it was revealed that he tested positive for multiple banned substances during his transition off of TRT. As a result he had a routine hearing with the NSAC and was suspended until the formal hearing, which takes place Wednesday at 10am PT....

Jul 21, 2014 2:26 pm

Kennedy Slams Belfort, Says He’s Injecting Anything He Wants

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy slammed Vitor Belfort today on Submission Radio, and talked about how Vitor is essentially “injecting anything he wants, and loving it.” Kennedy called out Belfort recently and wanted a fight with ‘The Phenom’ however matchmaker Erick Silva had other plans, and set up a fight between Kennedy and Yoel Romero. Now...

Jul 21, 2014 10:10 am

Tim Kennedy Takes Shots At Belfort, Believes Yoel Romero Is Better

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke to Submission Radio about his upcoming fight with Yoel Romero, and how despite his desire to fight Vitor Belfort, he is content with fighter Romero, who he believes is a better fighter than Belfort. It is worth noting that Romero is a Olympic silver medalist, placing second in the 2000...

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 14, 2014 5:46 pm

Chris Weidman Wants Belfort, If He Can Pass A Drug Test

UFC Middleweight Chris Weidman spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about his injuries leading up to his bout with Lyoto Machida, as well as his desire to fight Vitor Belfort if The Phenom can pass a drug test. “I went through a two-day period where I was very nervous and it was really...

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 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...

Jul 7, 2014 3:15 pm

Longo Slams Belfort: Man Up And Play By The Rules

Chris Weidman’s coach Ray Longo took a shot at UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort in an interview with Ariel Helwani following Weidman’s win at UFC 175 saying: “Play by the rules. Man up, and don’t be a liar. I mean what do we stand for? You’ve got kids and your lying to everybody. Just play by...

Jul 3, 2014 9:06 pm

Weidman Blasts Belfort: He’s Becoming Like A Horse

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman did a pre-fight media scrum today leading up to his title defense against Lyoto Machida. During the course of the interviews, talks shifted to Chael Sonnen’s recent failed drug test, where the champ said: I feel like it, hopefully is just going to be the begginning of what’s been going...

Jul 3, 2014 1:57 pm

Vitor Belfort Has The Best Voicemail Ever

UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort has quite possibly the greatest voicemail ever. Check it out below courtesy of The Phenom’s Instagram. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 30, 2014 2:26 pm

Bas Rutten: ‘Wanderlei Silva Has Forever Tarnished His Legacy’

“What is happening lately to him, it’s a shame. This is going to be a tarnish on his career. I talked about it on ‘Inside MMA’ last Friday with Dana White, I was at the offices, at the UFC offices, and you know it’s true. With the athletic commission, once you walk out while you...

Jun 28, 2014 2:54 pm

Belfort Wants To Fight Weidman In Brazilian Stadium, Says Champ Needs To Train More

In a recent interview with The Brazilian Press, Former UFC Champion Vitor Belfort called out the middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and requested that a fight between the two take place at a Brazilian Soccer Stadium. Weidman faces off with Lyoto Machida next week in Las Vegas. Should he be victorious, Vitor Belfort is believed to...