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Vitor Belfort Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 26-14-0 NC(1)

Born and raised in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Belfort began training in boxing at the age of 12 under Claudio Coelho. Belfort later studied Brazilian jiu-jitsu with Carlson Gracie, who gave him his black belt. Gracie scouted Belfort at the Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championships, where he won the Absolute and Heavyweight titles for blue belts under age 18. Belfort, 17 at the time, was invited to compete at Gracie's gym, where he trained with the likes of Murilo Bustamante, Ricardo Loborio, Ricardo De La Riva, Mario Sperry, and Wallid Ismail.

Last Fight: Lyoto Machida
Age: 45
Height 6'0"
Weight 185 lbs
Nick Name: "The Phenom"
Nationality: Brazil
Association: Sanford MMA
26 Wins
KO / TKO
18
69%
Submission
3
11%
Decisions
5
19%
14 Losses
KO / TKO
7
50%
Submission
2
14%
Decisions
5
35%

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Residence Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Reach 74 in (188 cm)
Style Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Stance Southpaw
Team Sanford MMA Brazilian Top TeamRVCA Training CentreXtreme Couture (2008)
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlson GracieBlack belt in JudoPurple belt in Shotokan Karate
Years active 1996–2018 (MMA)2006, 2021–present (Boxing)
Spouse Joana Prado

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Vitor Belfort next fight?
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Vitor Belfort last fight?
Vitor Belfort lost his last fight against Lyoto Machida by KO (Front Kick) on May. 12, 2018 at UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington.
Is Vitor Belfort retired?
Vitor Belfort last fought Lyoto Machida 4 years 4 months and 21 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Vitor Belfort?
Vitor Belfort has a 65% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 62% of his fights.
Out of the 16 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -200 favorite, and out of 10 favored matches, he has won 90% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 6 matches, with a win rate of 16% and an odds average of +308.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 16 of Vitor Belfort betting fights, you would have made $74.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $749.
Where is Vitor Belfort from?
Vitor Belfort is from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Has Vitor Belfort ever been knocked out?
Vitor Belfort has lost 7 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Front Kick) from Lyoto Machida on May. 12, 2018 at UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington
How long has Vitor Belfort been fighting?
Vitor Belfort has been fighting for a period of 21 years 6 months and 1 day, his first fight was on Oct. 11, 1996 at SB 2 - SuperBrawl 2. He has accumalated roughly 4 hours, 43 minutes and 1 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Lyoto Machida UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington
May/12/2018
KO (Front Kick) Marc Goddard 2 1:00
win Nate Marquardt UFC 212 - Aldo vs. Holloway
Jun/03/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Osiris Maia 3 5:00
NC Kelvin Gastelum UFC Fight Night 106 - Belfort vs. Gastelum
Mar/11/2017
No Contest (Overturned by STJDMMA) John McCarthy 1 3:52
loss Gegard Mousasi UFC 204 - Bisping vs. Henderson 2
Oct/08/2016
TKO (Punches) Marc Goddard 2 2:43
loss Ronaldo Souza UFC 198 - Werdum vs. Miocic
May/14/2016
TKO (Punches) Osiris Maia 1 4:38
win Dan Henderson UFC Fight Night 77 - Belfort vs. Henderson 3
Nov/07/2015
KO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 2:07
loss Chris Weidman UFC 187 - Johnson vs. Cormier
May/23/2015
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 2:53
win Dan Henderson UFC Fight Night 32 - Belfort vs. Henderson
Nov/09/2013
KO (Head Kick) Dan Miragliotta 1 1:17
win Luke Rockhold UFC on FX 8 - Belfort vs. Rockhold
May/18/2013
KO (Spinning Heel Kick and Punches) Leon Roberts 1 2:32
win Michael Bisping UFC on FX 7 - Belfort vs. Bisping
Jan/19/2013
TKO (Head Kick and Punches) Dan Miragliotta 2 1:27
loss Jon Jones UFC 152 - Jones vs. Belfort
Sep/22/2012
Submission (Keylock) John McCarthy 4 0:54
win Anthony Johnson UFC 142 - Aldo vs. Mendes
Jan/14/2012
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Dan Miragliotta 1 4:49
win Yoshihiro Akiyama UFC 133 - Evans vs. Ortiz 2
Aug/06/2011
KO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 1:52
loss Anderson Silva UFC 126 - Silva vs. Belfort
Feb/05/2011
KO (Front Kick and Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 3:25
win Rich Franklin UFC 103 - Franklin vs. Belfort
Sep/19/2009
TKO (Punches) Yves Lavigne 1 3:02
win Matt Lindland Affliction - Day of Reckoning
Jan/24/2009
KO (Punches) Nelson Hamilton 1 0:37
win Terry Martin Affliction - Banned
Jul/19/2008
KO (Punches) Josh Rosenthal 2 3:12
win James Zikic Cage Rage 23 - Unbelievable
Sep/22/2007
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Ivan Serati Cage Rage 21 - Judgement Day
Apr/21/2007
TKO (Punches) 1 3:47
loss Dan Henderson Pride 32 - The Real Deal
Oct/21/2006
Decision (Unanimous) Daisuke Noguchi 3 5:00
win Kazuo Takahashi Pride FC - Critical Countdown Absolute
Jul/01/2006
KO (Punch) Moritaka Oshiro 1 0:36
loss Alistair Overeem Strikeforce - Revenge
Jun/09/2006
Decision (Unanimous) Jon Schorle 3 5:00
win Antony Rea Cage Rage 14 - Punishment
Dec/03/2005
KO (Punches) 2 1:30
loss Alistair Overeem Pride FC - Total Elimination 2005
Apr/23/2005
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Moritaka Oshiro 1 9:36
loss Tito Ortiz UFC 51 - Super Saturday
Feb/05/2005
Decision (Split) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss Randy Couture UFC 49 - Unfinished Business
Aug/21/2004
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Randy Couture UFC 46 - Supernatural
Jan/31/2004
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) John McCarthy 1 0:49
win Marvin Eastman UFC 43 - Meltdown
Jun/06/2003
TKO (Knees and Punches) John McCarthy 1 1:07
loss Chuck Liddell UFC 37.5 - As Real As It Gets
Jun/22/2002
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Heath Herring Pride 14 - Clash of the Titans
May/27/2001
Decision (Unanimous) Yuji Shimada 3 5:00
win Bobby Southworth Pride 13 - Collision Course
Mar/25/2001
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Daisuke Noguchi 1 4:09
win Daijiro Matsui Pride 10 - Return of the Warriors
Aug/27/2000
Decision (Unanimous) Daisuke Noguchi 2 10:00
win Gilbert Yvel Pride 9 - New Blood
Jun/04/2000
Decision (Unanimous) Yuji Shimada 2 10:00
loss Kazushi Sakuraba Pride FC - Pride 5
Apr/29/1999
Decision (Unanimous) Yuji Shimada 2 10:00
win Wanderlei Silva UFC 17.5 - Ultimate Brazil
Oct/16/1998
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 0:44
win Joe Charles UFC 15.5 - Ultimate Japan 1
Dec/21/1997
Submission (Armbar) John McCarthy 1 4:03
loss Randy Couture UFC 15 - Collision Course
Oct/17/1997
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 8:16
win David Abbott UFC 13 - The Ultimate Force
May/30/1997
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 0:52
win Scott Ferrozzo UFC 12 - Judgement Day
Feb/07/1997
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 0:43
win Tra Telligman UFC 12 - Judgement Day
Feb/07/1997
TKO (Cut) John McCarthy 1 1:17
win Jon Hess SB 2 - SuperBrawl 2
Oct/11/1996
KO (Punches) 1 0:12