White: Belfort has been ‘difficult’ and puts himself in ‘weird’ situations
UFC President Dana White sat down with reporters following his latest UFC 168 press tour pit stop in Brazil to speak openly and candidly about a number of topics.
One of the subjects brought up was Vitor Belfort. White admittedly doesn’t know what to do with the top-ranked middleweight. The Brazilian finds himself in a “weird” situation, moving back up to light heavyweight to rematch Dan Henderson.
“Vitor Belfort is in a weird situation in the UFC because Vitor Belfort puts himself in weird situations. We had fights that we wanted to make for Vitor, and then Vitor has his own ideas of what Vitor wants to do. Vitor has been difficult, so it puts Vitor in a difficult position. We wanted to do him and Tim Kennedy. He didn’t want that fight. He didn’t feel that Tim Kennedy deserved to fight him, whatever his reasoning was. Vitor is difficult. We gotta see what happens with this fight with Vitor, and then we’ll figure out where Vitor is. Vitor might win this fight and then want to fight Cain Velasquez, for Christ’s sake. Who knows what Vitor wants to do?”