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Luke Rockhold wore the Captain Obvious crown when he said in the video below that the toughest thing about fighting Vitor Belfort is trying to make it through the first round. Of Belfort's 22 career wins, 14 have come in the first round.
But this clip from UFC's "Ultimate Insider" goes a bit deeper into Rockhold's back story, so give it a watch now or some time before he fights Belfort...Read more »
After the weigh-ins for UFC on FX in Brazil, Michael Bisping had this to say about Saturday night's bout:
Vitor Belfort had this to say in his post-weigh-in interview.
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If Michael Bisping beats Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX 7 this weekend in Brazil, he gets the next title shot against middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
That's what UFC president Dana White has said publicly on several occasions. (Of course, that doesn't always mean much, just ask Anthony Pettis.)
Beating Belfort isn't easy. No one is saying it is (except for maybe Bisping, but that's...Read more »
The latest round of public commentary coming from Michael Bisping underscores the issue facing the next UFC middleweight champion, whoever that may be: if that person doesn't beat Anderson Silva, he'll never have the respect that comes with being a champion. Bisping tweeted the day before Thanksgiving that he thinks his Jan. 19, 2013, fight against Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX should be for the interim...Read more »
Vitor Belfort gave every MMA fan something they didn't expect: a near submission victory over Jon Jones at UFC 152. As thrilling as those 10-20 seconds were, most of you didn't even want to see Belfort in the cage against Jones. Here are the results of the latest Fightin' Words poll, which per the usual caveat, are about as scientific as a bandanna. Which fighter was most deserving of a title shot...Read more »