Archive: Vitor Belfort

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.

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 6:36 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 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....