Vitor Belfort

"The Phenom"
  • Weight: 184 lbs
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Reach: 187.96"
  • Age: 37
wins24
71% 17 Knockouts
13% 3 Submissions
17% 4 Decisions
losses10
30% 3 Knockouts
20% 2 Submissions
50% 5 Decisions
Last 5 Fights
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Belfort
Weidman
VS
UFC 173 - 2014-05-24
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  • Vitor Belfort-Chris Weidman Booked For UFC 181
    July 23, 2014

    Vitor Belfort will get his chance at becoming the UFC middleweight champion this December - if he abides by the Nevada Athletic Commission. UFC officials announced following a hearing by the NAC that Belfort will...

    Vitor Belfort will get his chance at becoming the UFC middleweight champion this December - if he abides by the Nevada Athletic Commission. UFC officials announced following a hearing by the NAC that Belfort will challenge Chris Weidman for the belt on December 6 at UFC 181. The bout will main event the card from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Belfort (24-10) appeared before the NAC on Wednesday to address his previous failed drug test and use of TRT. The NAC agreed to grant "The Phenom" his fight...

  • Vitor Belfort Ready To Challenge For UFC Middleweight Championship
    July 6, 2014

    Vitor Belfort wasted no time making it known that he wants Chris Weidman and his shot at the UFC middleweight title. "Now I want what I deserve," Belfort posted on Instagram. "Title MY SHOT! Do not run away! No...

    Vitor Belfort wasted no time making it known that he wants Chris Weidman and his shot at the UFC middleweight title. "Now I want what I deserve," Belfort posted on Instagram. "Title MY SHOT! Do not run away! No excuses! Now I want I deserve my title fight! Do not run away! No excuses!" Belfort was removed from a proposed May championship match with Weidman after testing positive for elevated levels of TRT. The drug was banned by the UFC and Nevada Athletic Commission. Since that time, Belfort has worked...

  • Wanderlei Silva Comes Out With Challenge To Vitor Belfort
    June 10, 2014

    The three-ring circus of Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort took another turn Tuesday with news that Sonnen had failed his drug test. Silva declined taking his drug test when approached by the Nevada...

    The three-ring circus of Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort took another turn Tuesday with news that Sonnen had failed his drug test. Silva declined taking his drug test when approached by the Nevada Athletic Commission, which suspended his fight license and prompted the UFC to tab Belfort to meet Sonnen next month. Now with Sonnen on the sidelines, Silva is taking the opportunity to try and put his name back on the bout sheet. Wand❌Vitor ?— Wanderlei Silva (@wandfc) June 11,...

  • Vitor Belfort Enlists Help Of UFC Champion For Training
    May 28, 2014

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is extending the olive branch to Vitor Belfort, a one-time challenger to his title belt. Jones, who is crossing the world as of late, told Brazil's Combate that he will make a...

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is extending the olive branch to Vitor Belfort, a one-time challenger to his title belt. Jones, who is crossing the world as of late, told Brazil's Combate that he will make a pit stop in Miami to work with Belfort later this week. "I'm planning to train with Vitor on Friday in Miami," he said. "I'm meeting him in a private gym. We'll train together, see if we have good chemistry and maybe we'll becoming training partners in the future." Jones, a current member of...

  • Breaking News: Vitor Belfort To Replace Wanderlei Silva At UFC 175
    May 28, 2014

    According to a report out of Brazil by Combate, Wanderlei Silva has failed to pass his medical exams and will not meet Chael Sonnen this July at UFC 175. The report also stated that Vitor Belfort has been tabbed to step...

    According to a report out of Brazil by Combate, Wanderlei Silva has failed to pass his medical exams and will not meet Chael Sonnen this July at UFC 175. The report also stated that Vitor Belfort has been tabbed to step in and meet Sonnen. The card takes place July 5 from Las Vegas and features a double-championship lineup. Chris Weidman defends his middleweight title against Lyoto Machida - a bout Belfort originally was suppose to have this month - and Ronda Rousey puts her female bantamweight gold on the line...

  • Vitor Belfort Getting Drive From “Man Upstairs” To Succeed In UFC
    May 6, 2014

    Vitor Belfort believes that, even without the use of TRT, he will be able to compete at the highest level. His reasoning: God. Belfort, who was removed from a planned UFC middleweight title fight after the promotion...

    Vitor Belfort believes that, even without the use of TRT, he will be able to compete at the highest level. His reasoning: God. Belfort, who was removed from a planned UFC middleweight title fight after the promotion decided to ban the use of TRT, has been working his way off the drug. He told Sensei Sportv in Brazil (thanks to MMAFighting.com for transcribing) about his new-found push. "I feel like an animal," Belfort said. "The Holy Spirit gives me everything. I'm training like an animal. Nobody trains...

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