There’s a fairly convincing argument for the case that a fighter is only as good as his/her training partners. As the saying goes, “Iron forges iron,” equating in MMA terms to an athlete’s skills being honed at the highest level possible when working with the best in the business. If that is indeed true it appears Anthony Johnson should have his hands full next weekend when he faces Vitor Belfort at UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes.
In the latest episode from Belfort’s Road to UFC 142 series “The Phenom” is shown training alongside UFC welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre prior to the French-Canadian’s unfortunate knee injury.
“He’s a great champion and my guys like him,” Belfort explains of St. Pierre. “Good behavior, good guy, so we’re gonna help each other. That’s the key to get better. Training with the champions. It’s an honor to train with him.”
Check out Belfort and St. Pierre below:
PHOTO CREDIT – VITORBELFORT