Vitor Belfort Out, Lyoto Machida vs. Chris Weidman At UFC 173



With the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s announcement yesterday that they have banned TRT and will no longer grant therapeutic use exemptions, Vitor Belfort has been pulled from the main event of UFC 173 where he was scheduled to face Chris Weidman for the UFC Middleweight … Read the rest

Vitor Belfort Likely To Run Into Issues With NSAC


If the UFC hopes to have the next middleweight title fight in the state of Nevada, they could run into brick walls regarding number one contender Vitor Belfort.

NSAC chairperson Francisco Aguilar spoke with MMAJunkie this week and explained to them that Belfort will basically … Read the rest

Fertitta Hoping To Have Weidman Vs. Belfort In Las Vegas

Weidman KO

UFC CEO and co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed with ESPN this week when Chris Weidman will face Vitor Belfort and possibly where:

“Depending on Chris Weidman, I’d like to do Vegas [in] May or July,” Fertitta told ESPN via text message.

The issue with Vegas is that Belfort may receive push … Read the rest

Vitor Belfort: Getting The Belt Is My Mission

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Vitor Belfort: It May Be Hard To Believe I Can Get Better, But I Will


Middleweight contender Vitor Belfort is looking to get back into title contention and since a loss to Jon Jones at UFC 152, he has strung together three solid performances in the Octagon, defeating Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold, and most recently, Dan Henderson.

When he returns to action in his next … Read the rest

UFC Fight Night 32 Results


UFC Fight Night 32 takes place Saturday, November 9th, in Goiania, Goiás, Brazil and we have complete results below:

Main Card (Live on Fox Sports 1, 8:00 PM ET)

-Vitor Belfort defeated Dan Henderson by Knockout (Kick, Round 1, 1:17)
-Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira defeated Daniel Sarafian by Split Decision (28-29, … Read the rest

UFC Fight Night 32 Card


UFC Fight Night 32 is set to go from Golania, Brazil on November 9th and the following is the full card for the event:

Main Card
Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson
Cezar Ferreira vs. Daniel Sarafian
Rafael Cavalcante vs. Igor Pokrajac
Brandon Thatch vs. Paulo Thiago
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Lyoto Machida Wants Fight With Vitor Belfort At Middleweight


After knocking out Mark Munoz at this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 30, Lyoto Machida has his eyes set on his next opponent in the UFC’s middleweight division.

Following the bout, Machida discussed who he would like to fight next in the division in hopes of upping his rank, and … Read the rest

Dana White Says Vitor Belfort Isn’t Banned From Las Vegas


Vitor Belfort openly admits that he is a recipient of TRT, which for some is fine but due to Belfort’s past failed drug tests for performance enhancing drugs it has been an issue in the media.

Belfort has fought in Brazil for 3 of his last 4 fights, the other … Read the rest

Vitor Belfort Will Only Fight At 185lbs For UFC Title Says Manager


Despite reports suggesting Vitor Belfort would fight Tim Kennedy in his next fight, his wife and manager Joana Prado tells Brazil news outlet Combate that Belfort will not be fighting in the middleweight division unless it is for the UFC Middleweight Championship.

That doesn’t mean that the top ranked middleweight … Read the rest

Chael Sonnen Plans Return To 185lbs. After Shogun Fight


UFC loud mouth Chael Sonnen has a new UFC contract and now has plans to jump back down to the middleweight division after facing Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in his next fight.

Sonnen will face Rua at UFC on FOX Sports 1 on August 17th and then the former middleweight title … Read the rest

Silva Getting Rematch, Belfort Not Getting Title Shot


Despite his best efforts, Vitor Belfort will have to wait in line before getting a shot at newly crowned UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman. According to UFC President Dana White, when the final bell sounded to conclude the UFC 162 main event, White’s phone lit up like a Christmas tree … Read the rest